LDa Company Directory


  • Tracy Andrade, PHR, SHRM-CP
    Principal, Business Manager
    Tracy Andrade, PHR, SHRM-CP Principal, Business Manager

    Tracy is responsible for the complex day to day operations of the firm. Her major responsibilities include financial reporting, firm budgeting & planning, accounts receivable, accounts payable, cash management and all human resources tasks including payroll & employee benefits. In addition to the above, Tracy also works closely with each project manager to ensure project budget accountability. She has over 15 years of experience in this position in the A/E/C environment. Tracy received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Rhode Island and a Master of Science degree from Northeastern University.

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  • Douglas E. Dick, AIA, LEED BD+C
    Douglas E. Dick, AIA, LEED BD+C Principal

    As co-founder of LDa, Doug has over thirty years of professional design and project management experience. In addition to his abilities as a designer, Doug is a skilled team builder and project leader. Over the past decade, Doug has created architectural design solutions for commercial, cultural and residential clients. His architectural designs incorporate an artistic vision as well as a dedication to environmental sustainability. In addition to dozens of private residences, Doug’s cultural/commercial design work includes projects for independent primary and secondary schools, private and public universities, and museums. His residential experience also includes multi-family affordable housing and high-end condominiums. Doug’s expertise in sustainable design began long before LEED during his undergraduate studies in the 70’s and 80’s - his design of sustainable and LEED certified buildings and homes reflect a lifelong interest in the environment. He is currently an Advisor for the Appalachian Mountain Club and is former Co-chair of the Melrose Energy Commission and a founder of the Sustainable Melrose Coalition. Doug earned his Bachelor of Architecture at Montana State University and his Master of Design Studies from Harvard University.

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  • Treffle LaFleche, AIA, LEED
    Treffle LaFleche, AIA, LEED Principal

    As co-founder of LDa, Treff has achieved local and national recognition for his expertise in the merging of historic and contemporary aspects of New England residential and institutional architecture. Treff’s professional experience has focused on providing client focused and context sensitive design and project management services. He is a creative leader in a collaborative search for appropriate design solutions and has designed multiple residences to LEED certifications. Treff has served as studio critic, lecturer, and instructor, including posts at the Boston Architectural Center and the University of Virginia. Treff earned his Bachelors of Arts from Dartmouth College and received his Masters of Architecture from the University of Virginia.

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  • John Day, Assoc. AIA, Allied ASID, LEED
    Principal, Interior Design
    John Day, Assoc. AIA, Allied ASID, LEED Principal, Interior Design

    John's design talent, project experience and extensive knowledge of materials, furniture, finishes, and sustainable design as well as his professional ability to carefully manage projects make him uniquely prepared to lead the interiors department. His experience includes commercial and residential architecture and interior design for private residences from New England to Florida and California. John's prior commercial work includes clients such as the Boston Celtics, Fidelity, BMW North America, Volkswagen and Boston Sports Clubs. He received his Masters Degree in Interior Architecture from the Rhode Island School of Design.

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  • Mike Waters, AIA
    Mike Waters, AIA Principal

    Michael has long been recognized for his expertise in working with owners, designers and construction teams on the realization of innovative building design. His work is infused with design sensitivity and knowledge of ‘how buildings go together’. Most recently, Mike has completed the plan and design of Appalachian Mountain Club’s Medawisla Camp in northern Maine and a complete renovation of the MIT Alpha Theta Sigma Chi Residence at 532 Beacon Street in Boston. Prior to joining LDa, Mike was at the Institute of Contemporary Art, overseeing the design and completion of this Boston waterfront landmark. As a Senior Associate at Perry Dean Rogers | Partners in Boston, Michael led the teams which completed the design and construction of Simmons Hall, the award-winning residence hall at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and the design of the Chase Center at the Rhode Island School of Design.

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  • Kyle Sheffield, AIA, LEED BD+C
    Kyle Sheffield, AIA, LEED BD+C Principal

    A native New Englander and an architect for over fifteen years, Kyle has completed numerous residential projects that have focused largely on designs that mediate between contextual New England architecture and the need for more diverse contemporary spatial relationships. He is a hands-on architect who believes in a highly collaborative process, and utilizes his strong design, leadership and communication abilities to ensure every detail is thoughtfully addressed to create a cohesive and timeless result.

    Kyle received his undergraduate degree in Architectural Studies from Connecticut College, and his Masters in Architecture from the Rhode Island School of Design. Kyle is a member of the Cambridge Historical Commission, The Harvard Square Conservation District Study Committee, and serves on the board of the Cambridge Historical Society.

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Senior Associates

  • Kimberly Barnett, LEED
    Senior Associate
    Kimberly Barnett, LEED Senior Associate

    Kim first worked for LDa as a summer intern while she was a graduate student. She returned to the firm after finishing her master’s degree at the University of Virginia and gaining experience with commercial and institutional buildings in Washington DC, Boston and Indianapolis. Since returning to LDa, Kim has successfully managed residential and institutional projects, ranging from the renovation of a Back Bay condominium to the design and construction of a new church on the South Shore. Kim is skilled at creating graphic presentations and renderings to help clients visualize designs and facilitate the design process. Her focus on organization and consensus building helps her facilitate the completion of complex building projects.

    Instagram: @kimjoy.of.design

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  • Amanda Hanley
    Senior Associate, Director of Marketing
    Amanda Hanley Senior Associate, Director of Marketing

    Amanda has been working within the A/E industry for more than a decade, both as a marketing professional and as a graphic designer. Currently she is responsible for directing LDa’s marketing efforts including business development, photography, advertising, brand management, public relations and social media. Dedicated to the growth of the firm, she is proud to be a part of LDa's ongoing collection of awards, press mentions, peer recognition, and strategic project wins. Her design work includes marketing collateral, brand development, information graphics, and digital renderings. She earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts and a Professional Certificate in Graphic Design at Tufts University and The School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, MA.

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  • Andrew Hinterman, AIA
    Senior Associate
    Andrew Hinterman, AIA Senior Associate

    Andy joined LDa in 2005, bringing with him a passion for residential architecture and digital project delivery methods. He has been instrumental in adapting technology to fit LDa’s design process to improve project delivery while allowing the focus to stay on the design of intimate, comfortable spaces. His project work has focused on all types of single family residential work as well as corporate office fit-outs and cultural design projects. Whether it’s a small addition/renovation, new construction, or a meeting space for 100 people, Andy seeks to view the project through the end-users eyes while also including elements of sustainable design.

    Instagram & Twitter: @hinterspace

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  • Carter Williams, AIA, LEED
    Senior Associate
    Carter Williams, AIA, LEED Senior Associate

    Carter focuses on residential design at LDa.  She treasures the process of building personal relationships with the individuals who inhabit each home she works on, together designing architectural solutions that celebrate the uniqueness of each site, family and structure.  Carter is passionate about demystifying the design process, empowering her clients to articulate their own design vision, and intensely collaborating with builders to translate design into reality.  She enjoys working across the widest range of project scales and styles, from new construction to surgical interior renovation, from 18th-century farmhouses to modern urban lofts, and has completed diverse projects in the metro-Boston area and as far afield as Squam Lake, NH, the outer Cape, Martha’s Vineyard and West Palm Beach.  Carter is an active member of Save Venice Boston and an enthusiastic supporter of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum.  She is a registered architect in MA, earned her Master of Architecture degree from the University of Virginia and received her undergraduate degree from Dartmouth College in Russian Literature.

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  • Ricardo Bilonick
    Ricardo Bilonick Associate

    Ricardo's interest in design and construction began in a boatyard on the Connecticut River. It was there that he learned how materials interact, the importance of human scale, and discovered the conversation between function and aesthetics. Design principles from the water need little translation on land, and he has spent almost as much time working on homes, as he has at the desk designing them. A graduate of the Boston Architectural Center with Thesis Commendations, Ricardo has stayed active in the school as guest critic, student mentor, and portfolio reviewer.

    Instagram: @unless.noted.otherwise

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  • Julieta Ohri, AIA, LEED AP
    Julieta Ohri, AIA, LEED AP Associate

    Julieta has been a member of the LDa team since September 2008. As an emerging architectural designer with an increasing role in project management, she has worked on a range of residential projects varying in scale from renovations and additions to new builds with a focus on sustainability and New England traditions. In addition to her residential experience, Julieta has worked on institutional renovations and new construction projects including a Fitness Center and Wifi Lounge at Springfield Technical Community College. She earned her Masters in Architecture from Wentworth Institute of Technology. As a LEED accredited professional, she hopes to expand her knowledge of sustainable practices both in residential and commercial settings.

    Instagram: @jpo.design

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  • Thomas Jonak, AIA, LEED BD+C
    Thomas Jonak, AIA, LEED BD+C Associate

    Thomas joined LDa as a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design where he received his Master’s degree in Architecture. With previous professional experience in digital media, industrial design, and print and illustration. Thomas’ focus since joining LDa has been to merge aspects of these disciplines to benefit the architect/client design process and pursue a collaborative and unique experience for each project. Whether through traditional hand sketching or through more contemporary digital rendering, the process pursued for each project changes as needed to improve communication and refine project goals, ultimately leading to a more streamline and successful result. Thomas has also been involved in local community development projects where he applied his knowledge of acoustics, lighting and representation, fundraising and social outreach with organizations such as the Boy Scouts of America, Appalachian Mountain Club and the Boston Food Bank.

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  • Peter Makrauer, Assoc. AIA, LEED
    Peter Makrauer, Assoc. AIA, LEED Associate

    Peter joined LDa in 2012 after three years in Boston focused on high performance building design. He brings his passion for the built and natural environment to every project; striving for the most sustainable solution possibe. Peter engages in a full range of project types at LDa, from single family residences to renovations of historic buildings in Boston's Back Bay. Peter earned his Master of Architecture from the University of Oregon, where he worked to establish a student-run design build firm and explored the potential of sustainable design in education.

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  • Dean Sawyer
    Associate, Interior Design
    Dean Sawyer Associate, Interior Design

    Dean joined LDa after spending time designing in Charleston, South Carolina and New York City. His passion for architecture and interior design developed at a young age, leading into his 15 years of experience in various settings throughout the design field. Dean's ability to incorporate his exclusive style into functional design has been influenced by the environments around him. In the process of design, he often considers himself a facilitator and values his client relationships as much as the work itself. Dean is excited to bring his lifelong experience to LDa.

    Instagram: @jdeansawyer

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  • Erin Tracey
    Associate, Interior Design
    Erin Tracey Associate, Interior Design

    As part of LDa’s interiors team, Erin brings with her an extensive hospitality and residential portfolio, having designed interiors for some of the east coast’s most recognizable names in the restaurant and hotel industry. Prior to joining LDa, she spent the previous decade immersed in restaurant and hospitality design for some of the region’s most notable venues including Park, Max’s Oyster Bar, The Ocean House, Foxwoods Casino, Hendricks at the George Washington Manor, The Mooring, The Eliot Hotel, Sheraton Hotels, and the Weston in Waltham. Erin’s strengths lie in her ability to create exceptional guest experiences that capture a client’s brand, goals, and aspirations, while incorporating proven space planning concepts, innovative uses of materials and technologies and a clear design vision. She has deep knowledge of the New England restaurant and hospitality market, and is able to bring together developers, owners, investors and specialty consultants to coordinate an effective and cost-saving design process.

    Instagram: @erinesteytraceydesigner

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Professional Staff

  • Alexa Anderson
    Interior Designer
    Alexa Anderson Interior Designer

    Alexa joined the LDa interiors team in the Fall of 2016 and has experience in both residential and commercial projects including high end professional service firms. A third generation designer, Alexa grew up in the architecture world and has a true passion for design. Her ultimate goal is to exceed client expectations and create a space that is highly detailed, functional and beautiful. Alexa loves to create timeless spaces that evoke the client's own unique personal style and needs. She has a BS from Virginia Tech in Interior Design and is nearing completion of her NCIDQ certification.

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  • Nichole Bake
    Interior Designer, LEED ID+C
    Nichole Bake Interior Designer

    Nichole is a recent addition to the interior design team at LDa. She has worked at a variety of firms across the Boston area, specializing in high-end residential and commercial design in a wide range of styles and methods. Her experience has given her a keen eye for timeless design and she approaches every project with a fresh perspective, working to understand each client’s vision, aesthetic and specific needs for a space — creating solutions that exceed expectations. As a LEED accredited professional, Nichole works to incorporate sustainable design whether a project is aiming for LEED certification or not. She received a Bachelor’s degree in Interior Architecture from the Boston Architectural College.

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  • Jennifer Baker
    Interior Designer
    Jennifer Baker Interior Designer

    Jennifer joined LDa in 2015 as part of the interiors team. Her previous experience includes public and private educational, commercial, and residential design. After working at both large and small firms in Boston, as well as independently, she has gained extensive knowledge in documentation, space planning, and interior finish and furniture selection. Jennifer thrives on collaboration and is excited for the opportunity to create residential interiors while working closely with architects and fellow designers to expand her understanding of interior architecture. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Interior Design from Endicott College.

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  • Michael Bard
    Senior Architectural Designer
    Michael Bard Senior Architectural Designer

    Mike has spent the past nine years in the local design community where he has cultivated a passion for custom residential projects. As a graduate of Wentworth Institute of Technology, Mike has fostered an aptitude for seamless integration between refined design aesthetics and building systems and structure. He appreciates the collaborative nature inherent in complex projects and enjoys working with builders and craftsman to produce unique and refined custom projects.

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  • Gillian Baresich
    Architectural Designer
    Gillian Baresich Architectural Designer

    Gillian first moved to New England in 2010 after graduating from Arizona State University where she earned her BSD in Architecture. Before joining LDa, she worked on a variety of residential and corporate office fit-out projects, expanding her technical skills and ability to effectively collaborate with multi-faceted teams. Gillian first discovered her passion for architecture while living in Arizona. Inspired by the sculptural landscape of the desert, she strives to design buildings that reflect and compliment the surrounding context.

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  • Brianna Boidi
    Junior Interior Designer
    Brianna Boidi Junior Interior Designer

    Brianna joined LDa in 2018 after interning and graduating with her Bachelor of Fine Arts from the New England School of Art and Design at Suffolk University.  As the daughter of a real-estate agent and a contractor, Bri has been passionate about residential design since a young age. Growing up she always cherished the special trips with her family to visit historical buildings around the country. Interior design allows her to create memorable experiences that cater to the everyday functionality of a space.  Bri enjoys creating special moments that get clients excited about their projects.

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  • Lauren Carter
    Marketing Coordinator
    Lauren Carter Marketing Coordinator

    Lauren is a graduate of Saint Michael’s College where she received a Bachelors degree in Media Studies, Journalism and Digital Art.  With a background in event planning, graphic design and social media coordinating, Lauren is always looking for ways to generate new creative content in an innovating and intriguing way. As a Marketing Coordinator for LDa she maintains a social media presence, curates content for the website, assists on photoshoots, and helps with graphic design + public relations. 

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  • Miguel Castro
    Junior Architectural Designer
    Miguel Castro Junior Architectural Designer

    While growing up in northern Virginia, Miguel was exposed to many different lifestyles and landscapes at a young age which led him to focus his interests and skills in architecture. Miguel has a depth of knowledge on the science behind architecture, and has a deep admiration for details, which helps him approach projects from both angles when designing. Since moving to Boston, he has gained experience in construction, structural framing, and architectural design all while incorporating what he has learned at the university level and from his grass roots. He received a Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture from Catholic University of America and a Master in Architecture Degree from Boston Architectural College.

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  • Tony Filardo, AIA
    Tony Filardo, AIA Architect

    Tony joined LDa with an interest in working with contemporary detailing and programming in typically traditional areas. Growing up in southern Connecticut, he was exposed to both the New England vernacular and the avant-garde of New York City. He finds inspiration in the juxtaposition of old and new, in the innovation of sustainable design, materiality, adaptive reuse and intelligent space planning, and the constant push for forward thinking to achieve better craft. Tony’s previous professional experience includes residences throughout the Northeast, and retail projects in New York City, Chicago and abroad. He holds his Masters in Architecture from SUNY Buffalo and is a licensed architect in the state of New York.

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  • Alyson Grigoli, AIA
    Alyson Grigoli, AIA Architect

    Alyson joined LDa in 2013 after completing her Masters at the Massachusetts College of Art and Design.  Al has always had a passion for residential design and during her time with LDa she has learned to turn that passion into successful designs for a variety of clients.  From renovating a Back Bay hotel into five luxury condominiums to a kitchen addition at a tradition Cambridge residence, Al brings her enthusiasm and insights to all projects, small and large.  She uses her graphic design eye and creative mind, along with a knack for understanding and working with contractors (it must have been growing up with two brothers!), to help her clients create and realize the design of their home.

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  • Kathy Holl
    Junior Interior Designer
    Kathy Holl Junior Interior Designer

    Kathy joined the Interiors team in January 2016, bringing with her a unique skill set that yields a fresh perspective to the space. After graduating from Boston University Questrom School of Business with a concentration in finance, she worked for six years within the industry in investment research and marketing. Her life-long passion for interior design led her to LDa where she enjoys helping clients fulfill their interior design goals. Kathy also holds a MA Real Estate License with experience in the downtown Boston market and nearby suburbs.  Her real estate and investment knowledge coupled with a passion for design allows her to provide unparalleled guidance for clients on their design projects.

    Instagram: @holl_design

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  • Matthew Jesi
    Architectural Designer
    Matthew Jesi Architectural Designer

    Matthew joined LDa after working in Providence, RI where he developed his knowledge of commercial, institutional and residential design. He enjoys transforming tired and abandoned spaces while preserving historic significance in order to accommodate modern needs. Raised on the North Shore of Massachusetts, Matthew grew up surrounded by the New England vernacular, inspiring his appreciation for the many styles of architecture and his ability to contribute to its significance. Matthew received his Masters of Architecture from Roger Williams University and is currently pursuing his licensure.

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  • Britni Jeziorski
    Architectural Designer
    Britni Jeziorski Architectural Designer

    Britni joined LDa as an architectural designer in 2013. A Montana native drawn to New England for its rich architectural history, she has worked on a number of residential and institutional projects around Massachusetts. She particularly enjoys exploring the design opportunities found in renovation projects, and her eye for detail and passion for historically sensitive design drives her to make each project as functional for modern living as it is visually beautiful in its historic context. Britni holds a Master of Architecture from Montana State University and continues to be an avid learner of architectural history and illustration.

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  • Christian Johnson
    Junior Architectural Designer
    Christian Johnson Junior Architectural Designer

    A native of Massachusetts and recent graduate of Roger Williams University, Christian just recently joined LDa and has studied design in New England, Europe, and Cuba. He strives for design to merge the practices of art and architecture, and has found this influences how he approaches design. His professional experience features a wide range, including: architectural design, construction administration and furniture design. He is currently pursuing his licensure and LEED credentials.

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  • Katherine Morse
    Junior Architectural Designer
    Katherine Morse Junior Architectural Designer

    Katie joined LDa after receiving her Master’s Degree from Wentworth Institute of Technology. Her thesis focused on the revitalization of ruins, exploring ways in which a design trope could be established when working with existing historical sites. Having grown up in New England, she has found that Boston’s classic and modern buildings have led her to pursue a career in adaptive reuse and preservation where she can bring these two disciplines together.

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  • Rachel Neu
    Junior Architectural Designer
    Rachel Neu Junior Architectural Designer

    Rachel joined LDa in 2018 after receiving her Masters of Architecture from Tulane University. Her thesis focused on designing for the individual’s internal 24-hour cycle and hopes to utilize this approach to create spaces tailored to clients’ individual desires and needs. Rachel learned about regional differences in architecture while studying and working in Baltimore, New Orleans and Rome. She is new to New England and is excited to become familiar with the area through architecture and design.

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  • Amanda O'Malley, AIA
    Amanda O'Malley, AIA Architect

    Amanda joined LDa after receiving her Masters of Architecture from Roger Williams University. Having developed a passion for architecture at young age, the desire to improve lives with design and construction inspired Amanda to focus on housing and community within the urban context for her Master’s thesis. Her previous work experience consists of residential, commercial and institutional projects throughout New York and New England. 

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  • Virginia Ofer, AIA
    Virginia Ofer, AIA Architect

    Virginia joined LDa in 2016 after gaining valuable experience through her internships at commercially-focused design firms in the Boston area. Her sincere appreciation for the impact architecture can have on our lives came from observing her architect parents run a small residential firm in upstate New York. Her graduate thesis focused on the ability of culturally-sensitive spaces to help promote the cooperation and integration of diverse groups of people, especially in situations of mass migration. Equally of interest to her is the interaction between historical and contemporary structures which occurs so frequently in residential design. She is a graduate of Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston, from which she received both her Bachelor and Master degrees, as well as high honors for her academic achievements.

    Instagram: @virginiaoferdesign

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  • Hannah Osthoff
    Architectural Designer
    Hannah Osthoff Architectural Designer

    Hannah joined LDa after having worked at a small architecture firm in the North End, where she gained experience in residential design and historic preservation. A New England native, Hannah has always been enamored with the area’s rich architectural history, and is particularly interested in designs that meld old traditions with new innovative building techniques. She received her Masters of Architecture from Roger Williams University in December 2012, after completing her thesis which focused on the exploration of different methods of adaptive reuse. Her various achievements led her to receive the AIA Henry Adams Medal.

    Instagram: @architilly 

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  • Diego Rawson
    Architectural Designer
    Diego Rawson Architectural Designer

    Having grown up in The Berkshires, Diego discovered his love for the New England vernacular, particularly in residential design, while working for his family's construction business. His decision to pursue his interest in construction led him to The Boston Architectural College where he will be attending his final year next year in pursuit of his Bachelor's Degree. A lot of Diego’s design inspiration comes from trying to merge the rural lifestyle of the Berkshires with the busy city life he now leads.

    Instagram: @d.rawson_design

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  • Ashleigh Sanicola
    Interior Designer
    Ashleigh Sanicola Interior Designer

    Ashleigh joined the interiors team here at LDa in 2015 after working for a small architectural firm where she focused on commercial design and historic renovations. Her portfolio includes higher education facilities, luxury retail spaces and high end residences. She is passionate about infusing design with character and detail, working with her client’s needs to blend aspects of the New England vernacular with modern luxuries and a contemporary style. She especially enjoys designing a mix of residential and commercial spaces. Ashleigh earned her BS in Interior Design from Philadelphia University in 2010 and is currently working on her NCIDQ certification.

    Instagram: @_ams_design

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  • Stephen Way
    Architectural Designer
    Stephen Way Architectural Designer

    Steve is a graduate of Wentworth Institute of Technology and has recently joined LDa after working at a small architecture firm where he focused on high-end residential homes and assisted with the design of Institutional and private boat houses. Steve’s passion for design and construction began as a child. As the son of a carpenter, he spent countless hours in the woodshop and became captivated by the idea of taking something as simple as a block of wood and creating something beautifully functional from it. This passion is reflected in his current architectural work in which he blends style with functionality to create aesthetically pleasing and user-friendly spaces.  Steve also has a strong interest in sustainable and passive design, which he hopes to incorporate into future architectural projects. 

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