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Scissor Steps Garden, Richmond Farm

We began working with our clients when they purchased what remained of an original dairy farm house and working barns in Richmond, MA in 2010. The former farmhouse was now a 2-unit apartment building and the milk house and large barn were in stable condition. We worked closely with our clients, Ken and Cathy, to create a master plan for improving the property over a 10-year period. That way, as funds allow, different projects can be built from an agreed upon plan. Features included in their plan:

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2016-OL Ltd Designed & Built Projects Update

OL Ltd of Built & Designed Projects Update January 2017 This is a sampling some of our built and designed projects that are not on our Web page yet or in this detail. Private Residence, Monterey, MA OL Ltd on A/E Team led by Pamela Sandler, Architect Plus, Surveyor, Civil Engineer, Structural Engineer. Interior Designer OL Ltd collaborated with Architect and clients for all site and landscape projects before construction began including master plan, site and landscape designed projects from master plan. We completed the Permits required from the Monterey Conservation Commission including Scenic Mountains Act and RFD for work […]

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2015

2015 News from the OL Studio Dear Friends & Clients, We are celebrating our 25th year in business in 2015! We thank our clients and the community for your support since 1990. As of January 1, 2015 our design studio has moved to its new location across the hallway in the 1902 Harland B Foster cast iron building in historic downtown Great Barrington. Feel free to stop by say “Hi”! Visit our WEB page for ideas for your projects and property. We are thankful for our clients’ trust in our services and their returning to us for design, master planning […]

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2014

2014 News from the OL Studio 2014 is beginning with momentum from the end of 2013 with design projects moving forward after permit and funding approvals in late 2013. We are thankful for our clients trust in our services and their returning to us for design, master planning and construction management. Some of our projects are highlighted below: Private Residence, Great Barrington, MA We completed a master plan and Scenic Mountains Act Permit (SMAct) in 2007 for this modern Cabin on a mountain top site which was finished in 2009. Tucked into a ledge hillside, this hand crafted home is […]

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2013

2013 News from the OL Studio 2013 was a year working with long term clients and fifteen new projects came to our design firm. We are thankful for our clients and their returning to us for design advice and implementation of projects. Some of our projects are highlighted below: Private Residence, Egremont, MA We completed a master plan in 2010 and oversaw the construction of the site and landscape work for this new home in 2011. The house sits at the end of a long curving driveway nestled in mature woodlands. Dramatic western views of adjacent farm fields and the […]

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2011

The Expanded Field at MAS MoCA – under construction Based on an interactive public art conceptnd design created by Jane Philbrick, Artist, The Expanded Field is set on a 1.5 acre site within MASS MoCA’s 300,000 SF campus in the former Sprague Electric Manufacturing Plant in North Adams, MA. OL Ltd created a Master Plan in conjunction with Ms. Philbrick and the contractor, New England Landscape & Aquatic, LLC. The Expanded Field is intended to be an interactive public park and space where circles of hammered earth forms provide seating within groves of native trees. Unusual features in this space […]

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