Carriage House Addition and Renovation

The program includes a large Family Room, Kitchen, Master Suite and interior renovations to the existing house. Due to local regulations and the owner’s request avoid applying for a Zoning Variance, the addition can only be increased by 50% of the existing footprint. Due to these limitations, maximizing the use of each square foot became[…..]

Common Fence Point Cottage

New two-story 1,100 sqft cottage built on a narrow lot with views of Narragansett Bay. The owners of this property wished to raze their dilapidated cottage and replace it with a new two-bedroom house. The building site was unique, it was a tight corner lot that essentially had three front yards, each with its own[…..]

Historic Point Rennovation

3,500 sqft historic renovation and addition, 4- bedroom residence, guest house and pool. This existing 1750’s post and beam two-family residence was converted back to a single family residence. This project, located in the Newport Historic district required HDC and Zoning approvals. The house went through extensive renovations due to its age and dilapidated state.[…..]

New Residence

New two bedroom house with covered porches, second floor deck and studio space. The existing one-story cottage was not designed to take full advantage of the bay views to the East and South, window openings were minor and common living areas were placed opposite the views. These issues lead to a complete redesign of the[…..]

Christopher W. Arner, AIA – Principal    •    401-225-6497    •    •    1 Washington Street Newport, RI 02840