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Portland-based architecture firm changes the approach to medical office buildings

For Ellen Belknap, president of the Portland-based architecture and engineering firm SMRT, all of the Affordable Care Act concepts can be honed down to a few simple concepts: Improve the...
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Acadia National Park's new contractor vows to add new vendors

The scent of balsam pillows, the tinkle of lemonade glasses, the sight of all souvenirs lobster, moose and lighthouse, the prospect of popovers and locally sourced lobster dishes.
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Reflecting Portland: Custom glass features meld new with old buildings

Glass-fronted interlopers are popping up between Portland's quaint brick buildings, and if a Biddeford complex glazing system maker has its way, more architects will design signature...
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'Cargotecture' adopted for efficient, modular space

Fancy an office or home that pops out of the box, ready to "plug and play?" A new architectural trend in Maine is the box.
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Local granola maker GrandyOats stands up to the big boys

First they turned a historic dairy barn in Brownfield into a granola factory. Now, Aaron Anker and Nat Peirce, co-owners of GrandyOats, are rehabbing the...