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November 21, 2022

The Portland Museum of Art unveiled the design proposals from each of the shortlisted firms for the campus expansion project. MBLA is teamed with Adjaye Associates. The design concept creates a new reimagined entry on High Street inviting visitors into the existing Shaw Sculpture Garden.



August 11, 2022

The Portland Museum of Art has selected four architecture and design teams representing professionals from across the world as finalists for overseeing its planned expansion and campus unification. MBLA is teamed with Adjaye Associates, one of the four world class design teams shortlisted for the competition. Click here for the announcement and design brief. 


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October 18, 2021

Join us tonight for the New York Botanical Garden’s 23rd Annual Landscape Design Portfolio Lecture Series. Michael will be presenting several residential projects including Hamptons Beach House; a hilltop residence on a steep promontory in Massachusetts; two projects in Colorado: a home that required a forest restoration and a Telluride residence on a 100-acre meadow; and a desert residence in Phoenix.


May 17, 2021

MBLA extends congratulations to Tyler Holmquist for his recent successful completion of the LARE exams. 

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May 6, 2021

Jeff is a guest reviewer this week for the University of Maine at Augusta Bachelor of Architecture final thesis reviews. 


March 1, 2021

Bucks County Residence is featured this month in Architectural Digest. MBLA worked with ARO, to carefully site this new residence overlooking a meadow and creek in the countryside. 


December 15, 2020

Portland Foreside breaks ground on new Portland waterfront development. Phase 1 includes a new office headquarters for Sun Life and the re-building of a historic brick building, the new location for Evo Restaurant. 

See the ground breaking ceremony here


December 10, 2020

Maine Medical Center Parking Garage received the highest honor from the Maine Chapter of the American Council of Engineering Companies, the Grand Conceptor Award for Engineering Excellence. Congratulations to Thornton Tomasetti and the whole project team!


November 6, 2020

Michael contributed to the book, The Philosophy of Dumbness, by Joseph Choma. Coined as the "dumbest smart book on contemporary architecture," you can purchase your copy here.


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