R. Dean Bingham Architects is a full-service architectural
office, specializing in exceptionally creative and practical
solutions that address your residential and commercial needs.
We offer more than 35 years of architectural experience, served
up with intelligence, New England humor, and an appreciation
for the subtleties of design.
your project, I recommend an initial free meeting, in Portland
or nearby. We will introduce ourselves, and talk over your
project and architectural dreams. We may also talk about schedule,
budget, builders, fees, zoning issues, architectural style,
roof pitch, size of the front door, and where to put your
Plan to bring
along a site plan or survey, a list of program requirements,
pictures of other buildings or pieces of buildings that interest
you. Or bring just your ideas and we can create a vision.
As your project
develops, we will discuss more detailed ideas and goals, as
well as budgets, desires, needs, site, orientation, energy
efficiency, delight, whimsy, materials, intrigue, and siting.
This is a highly cooperative effort. I listen well. My job
is to advise, imagine, and transform your ideas into architectural
plans. From the mundane and the necessary, to the intricate
interesting detail, we focus on the quality of light, space
and form, both inside and out.