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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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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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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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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...