Based in Nantucket, Massachusetts, Emeritus is a professional residential and commercial design firm addressing the individual needs of owners through comprehensive design services.

philosophy 

Drawing on many modes of architectural design ranging from the Renaissance to Early Shaker to the Post Modernists of the 20th Century, emeritus’ implements progressive design concepts that balance symmetrical interior planning with traditional New England details.

Analyzing cultures throughout Western and Eastern Europe, South America and Asia, we’ve had the opportunity to identify the common denominators of quality living. A space must provide shelter from the elements and function properly, but equally important it must reflect the lifestyle of its occupants in a manner sympathetic to daily habitation and occupation. We believe a space; if properly planned and executed can increase the quality of living.

At emeritus, we realize the critical role of professional builders and the understanding of construction techniques. We distinguish ourselves as a design company that recognizes the importance of builder support to efficiently produce a high quality project.

approach 

Architecture and Design are highly personal discipline’s requiring elevated skill sets to execute. Yet the most important role we play in planning a new project is as graphic interpreter. In simpler terms; it’s your project, your goal, use our experience to help you realize that vision.

team 

Matthew R. MacEachern – Assoc. AIA, Founder and Principal

John Hayford – Senior Project Manager

Alex Bagmets – Senior Project Manager

Dmitri Kapalis – Project Architect AIA

Anton Dimov – Project Manager

Josh Bancroft – Project Manager AIA

David Stone – Project Architect

Stacy Braga – Finance Manager

Gina Cusano – Marketing Manager & Design Assistant

Maria Waickowski – Operations Manager

Yasaman Aram – Project Manager & Interior Design Specialist

biography 

M. R. MacEachern
Principal

Education

Wentworth Institute of Technology, Boston, Ma.
Bachelor of Architecture, 2000
Associate in Architectural Engineering, 1998

Ecole d’Architectur, Montpellier, France 1998
Urban Analysis/Planning

China Fellow 1996
University of Hawaii, East West Center
Bejing, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Tsing Toa, Hainan Island

Harvard Graduate School of Design 1995
Exploratory Summer Session, concentration in Architecture

Affiliations

Nantucket Historic District Commission, Associate Commissioner, 2002-2004
Nantucket Affordable Housing Trust Fund, Chairman, 2009-2010

press 

EmeritusArchitecturalDigestEmeritusTownCountryEmeritusOnly2016Emeritustrh0616coverwEmeritusNEHomeMarch2016EmeritusNEHomeCI2010EmeritusNMagGreydonEmeritisNMagStation21EmeritusNMagBookworks 

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