Selected Honors, Awards, and Publications

 “Suburban Renewal,” Design New England, Sept/Oct 2014

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 “Suburban Renewal,” Design New England, Sept/Oct 2014

A daring reinvention of a humdrum split-level west of Boston fulfills a couple’s quest for a modern home.



 “A Delicate Balance,” Design New England, July/August 2012

The traditional seaside cottage revisioned.


A Carriage House Transformed,” Design Bureau, July/ August 2012

Close partnership with Builders is key to success on any project including this one.


"Music Chamber," Northshore Magazine, January/February 2012

One Newburyport couple labors to restore an 1850’s carriage house into their dream home

 and sometime community concert hall.


"Taking Flight," Design New England, November 2011

A stately Georgian house connects to its first-class garden with a bold yet sensitive addition.


"Labor of Love," Northshore Magazine, June/July 2011

A Sidford Renovation turns one couple’s disaster home into a dream home.  An impulse purchase leads to unexpected headaches, but some much needed style updates prove to be the perfect cure for a case of buyer’s remorse.



"TV Comes Knocking," Newburyport Daily News, August 2010

An interview with Andrew Sidford about his appearance on HGTV's "Bang for your Buck". The show featured a Plum Island renovation by Andrew Sidford Architects. 


"Respectfully New," Design New England, May/June 2009

Discusses our approach to renovation work while highlighting several features of our Newbury Victorian including the new library, expanded kitchen and connection to the landscape.


"Dream House: Plum Island Home," New England Dream House, August 2009

New England Cable Network interviews Andrew Sidford and client John Hartnett while touring Gunner's Rest.


"Taking the Green Route for New PI home," Newburyport Daily News, August 2009

The Seaview House is featured in recognition of Earth Day.


"Sound Structure," Newburyport Current, June 2008

The Lord Timothy Dexter Carriage House project is lauded as an innovative rescue and reuse of an historic building. The unique spatial and acoustic details are described.


"Room with a View," Merrimack Valley Magazine, May/June 2008

This cover story profiles our Point Shore Home.


"Built To Order," Boston Globe Magazine, October 2007

Our Salt Marsh Home is characterized as a statement of the client.


"Green House," Middlebury Magazine, Spring 2007

 Our unique approach to sustainable design as a part of the magazine's "Green is Good" issue.


"From the Earth comes heat for this Port house," Newburyport Daily News, July 2006

This article details the geothermal system that was chosen for the Carriage House project.


"Simple Green Architect's Projects Have Environment in Mind," Newburyport Daily News, July 2006 The "less is more" philosophy behind many of our sustainable designs.


In the Spotlight with Andrew Sidford”, Newburyport Daily News. July 2006

The Big Moose Lake House, a full home renovation, was filmed for an episode of HGTV’s “Old Homes Restored.” 2000


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