Listen First, then Solve
David Matero Architecture, a small, yet diverse full-service architectural firm, begins each project by listening to the Client. After all, it is their project. (It has been noted that David is better at listening to his clients than to his wife). Listening and appropriately responding has rewarded DM/A with an interesting and varied portfolio. With well over 20 years of experience in a variety of projects from New York to Maine, DM/A enjoys the challenges of both commercial and residential architecture and often discovers that these genres can overlap to help solve design issues. As one reviews the DM/A portfolio they might have difficulty finding a style. As different as clients are, so too should be their buildings. At DM/A we strive to design a building that is a reflection of the client, environmentally appropriate, and good design. We believe that a well thought-out and common sense approach to a design project can create beautiful architecture.Although full architectural services is what we like to provide, DM/A is good at adapting to the services that are appropriate for our clients. Appropriate services might be a contract by the hour, or a percentage of the construction project, or somewhere in between. We’ve even been known to provide emergency architectural services when clients realize, almost too late, that hiring an architect is a good thing.