Many of our designs explore ways to break down massing—to let in light or limit a building’s impact on its surroundings. Here, we took the opposite...
Belmont

Charles Rose Architects rarely work on renovations. In this case, the original house was a Colonial box with vinyl siding; it was poorly sited, and...
Boston

Rhythm Pharmaceuticals is a Boston-based biopharmaceutical company focused on developing drugs for the treatment of rare genetic obesity disorders....
Vermillion

Our design for the business school grew out of a question: How might a single building energize and transform an entire campus? In our early visit...
New York

A professional couple in New York City commissioned us to design a home that could serve as a soothing oasis within the city. They had purchased a ...
Waltham

Sited near the campus entrance, the admissions center is one of the first buildings that visitors see when entering Brandeis. First impressions wer...
Martha's Vineyard

Charles Rose Architects was commissioned to design a family vacation home on a site in Chilmark, adjacent to an agricultural area and with distant ...
New York

It was a straightforward request, and unlike any we’d heard: Look to a 300-year-old Gibson Stradivarius as a touchstone for a contemporary penthous...
Chest Ridge

The Otto Specht School offers an academic and artistic Waldorf School education to students with special needs. The K-12 school, designed to meet z...
Austin

Charles Rose Architects designed new office space in a former industrial building, the Seaholm Power Plant, for athenahealth, Inc.—an IT company th...
Orleans

Orleans House occupies one of the easternmost points in the U.S., a place exposed to salt water, light, sky, marsh, bay, barrier beach, and open oc...
Greenfield

The John W. Olver Transit Center is designed to generate through renewable sources all the energy that it uses, meaning its net-energy consumption ...
Portland

The Oregon College of Art and Craft hired Charles Rose Architects as it embarked on a major expansion of its campus in the West Hills of Portland, ...
Vermillion

The Muenster University Center was our second commission at the University of South Dakota after winning a national competition to design a new 80,...
Putney

The Putney School, a boarding school and working farm, invited us to build a performing arts center amid its hilltop collection of quaint clapboard...
Martha's Vineyard

This compact two-bedroom house occupies a sunny patch on a steep slope and is surrounded by native vegetation. It links to the main house by a path...
New Smyrna Beach

Two chief impulses guided our early design work: to create a strong sense of immersion in nature and to create spaces that would foster conversatio...
Waltham

Our intent was to invest this hub of student life with vitality and inviting warmth for students who seek out its lounges, café, and club meeting r...
Hyattville

A camp for underprivileged urban Los Angeles eighth-graders who have strong academic and leadership potential. Paint Rock is the first stop for stu...
Martha’s Vineyard

Martha’s Vineyard is home to the single largest concentration of our residential work and some of our earliest projects, including The Polly Hill A...