Framework Project


The Framework Project is a comprehensive plan to guide the future operations and stewardship of over 1,400 acres of lands and gardens.

Meet members of our team:

Framework Project Team

  • Unknown Studio Landscape Architecture & Urban Design based in Baltimore, MD will lead the project.

  • Beyer Blinder Belle, a New York-based architecture firm will focus on historic preservation and facilities planning. The operations and maintenance planning, phasing, and prioritization will be conducted by SiteWorks, a New York-based firm. 

  • The James W. Sewall Company from Old Town, Maine will be responsible for site, civil and transportation engineering. 

  • SMRT Architects and Engineers out of Portland, Maine will be responsible for the MEP and structural engineering. 

  • Moffatt & Nichol, an international maritime engineering firm, will take responsibility for the maritime planning and coastal resilience aspects of the project. 

  • Faithful & Gould will conduct cost estimating of resulting plans.   

The team will also include local expert advisors including:

Because of the tremendous influence of Beatrix Farrand on the Preserve’s landscape, Thaisa Way, PhD, Resident Program Director for Garden and Landscape Studies at Dumbarton Oaks in Washington, DC will serve as an historic advisor to the team. 

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