December 2016 eNews 
DM|A Newsletter
December 2016  (No. 52)
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Goose Rock Guest House

A clean and contemporary aesthetic define the design of this 400 sf Goose Rock Guest Cottage, with hints of natural and painted wood to provide some softness and evoke some of the original charm.  The exterior, clad in black clapboard siding, black windows and black roof, provide a contrast to the white interior, which acts as a clean backdrop to the owner's artwork. Construction by Corey Rattleff.
Harpswell Get Away Boat House

Jorgenson Landscaping recently completed the planting and hardscaping at the  boat house / guest cottage in Harpswell.  Construction by Oceanside Builders, new photos have been posted here.

Twisted Christmas

Studio Theatre of Bath presents an offbeat evening of music and merriment, in their 4th Annual Twisted Christmas. A variety show with comedy, music and improv, it's Nice and Naughty, so leave the kiddos at home! Join us for this silly and sassy evening of entertainment! 

Fri. and Sat. Dec. 2nd & 3rd at 8pm. 
Doors open 7:30 at the Winter St. Center, 880 
Washington Street, Bath.
Tickets $15 at the door and online

Come and see David and Cathy perform their skit "Buddy and Bubbles!"

Views from the Job Site

Under construction by Rideout & Turner, Homewood Bound is DMA's third project in this home association in Yarmouth. Designed to fit into the neighborhood of cottage style architecture with cedar shingles, interesting texture changes, and a curved roof. Dormers above the high-ceilinged living room will bring high light into the cottage.

World Cup Qualifier

David took a quick trip to Columbus, Ohio a couple of weeks ago to cheer on the USA Men's team against Mexico in the first game of the Hex. The USA lost 1-2 (and looked even worse a few days later vs Costa Rica). They are now are surprisingly close to loosing a grasp on a World Cup berth. Maybe a coaching change will help...The score was disappointing, but the chance to hang out with soccer friends from around the USA is always worth it.

Views from the job site

It's getting exciting at the Harpswell Get Away jobsite as Copp Excavating raised the existing cottage so that a new foundation could be installed beneath it. Shoreland zoning regulations allows a certain amount of expansion even though the house is close to the water. Construction by Oceanside Builders.

On the Drawing Board

On a rolling site with far-away views of the water, the Goose Ledge House of around 2,400 house with triple-glazed windows, double thick walls and a geothermal heating/cooling system sits at the edge of a rocky slope. Construction by Oceanside Builders.
Gardens Aglow, Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens
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Sincerely,

Cathy Matero
cathy@davidmatero.com
David Matero Architecture
100 Front Street Suite 40
Bath, ME 04530
207.389.4278
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