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August 14, 2017
The latest version of ArchiCAD includes an exciting new feature that allows a user to import point cloud files. A point cloud is a set of data points that represent the three-dimensional, external surface of an object such as an existing site or... READ MORE
July 13, 2017
We are excited to announce that construction for this brand new residence in Wellesley has finally started.The 2.3 acre site used to hold an old 2-story house, a pool, a detached garage, and a tennis court – all of which were demolished. ... READ MORE
May 31, 2017
Design by: Catalano ArchitectsConstruction by: Newel Farm BuildersPhotos by: Catalano ArchitectsProject Dates: Design for this home began in the fall of 2014 and construction began in late summer of 2015. By January of 2017 the house was ready for... READ MORE
May 11, 2017
Many homes in the Boston metro area are over a hundred and have what is often referred to as "rubble stone foundation". Rubble stone foundations are most commonly found on buildings built before 1915, and they are ... READ MORE
February 15, 2017
Sometimes it feels like the television has usurped the hearth as the emotional center of the home, but that doesn't mean it needs to be in the physical center of the room. If you are looking for ways to put the television in its... READ MORE
January 19, 2017
As members of the downtown Boston community, we at Catalano Architects are often intrigued by new developments and construction occurring nearby.  We are especially interested in projects aimed around sustainability, functionality,... READ MORE
December 17, 2016
Every year Catalano Architects attends the Architecture Boston Expo (ABX), the largest building industry event in the region.  We explore the hundreds of exhibits, demonstrations, and products on the showroom floor and attend... READ MORE
October 26, 2016
The use of copper in architecture dates all the way back to the 3rd century BC, with two notable examples being the roof covering of the Pantheon and the roof of the Danish castle Kronborg (made famous by Shakespeare as the setting of Hamlet’s... READ MORE
September 13, 2016
The entryway of a building can be designed to function in any number of ways. Using elements that reveal insight into the project's overall character, the door and its immediate surroundings can create an atmosphere of intimacy, awe, sparse... READ MORE
July 15, 2016
There is a multitude of stone and lighting effects that can be used for countertops and architectural elements in the home. The most common stones used for counter tops and architectural elements are granite, marble, quartz, and onyx. The... READ MORE
June 6, 2016
Catalano Architects is excited to announce that construction has started for this brand new residence in Wellesley, MA. Originally, the 2.3 acre site contained an older 2-story house, pool, detached garage, and tennis court – all of which... READ MORE
April 28, 2016
There are many decorative elements in homes today that have been around for hundreds of years. Some still perform their original intended function, and some have evolved into purely decorative elements. Moldings, for example, serve a useful purpose... READ MORE

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