INNOVATION.   DISCOVERY.   RESEARCH.

We believe great design is about more than just aesthetics –

it’s about providing people with spaces and environments in which they can flourish.

We work with you to create results that reflect your own identity and purpose.

 

Getting to the best ideas takes a collective and collaborative effort.

Think of us as problem identifiers vs. solution providers.

Dan Anderson, Partner

Daniel Anderson


Dan is a founding Partner of Anderson Porter Design, with over 25 years of experience, and focuses on Sustainable Housing. He is a Lean practitioner and brings to every project a strong focus on client value combined with a commitment to implementing purposeful buildings, places, and products. He is an active member of the Lean Construction Institute and is currently co-chair of the New England Community of Practice.

Dan also has professional design experience with energy efficient and sustainable design projects, including Energy Star certified projects and LEED for Homes certified projects. Dan is a PHIUS-trained Certified Passive House Consultant (CPHC). Dan is also a consultant for Massachusetts Department of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance for a pilot project Towards a Zero Net Energy Campus Master Plan for the Cape Cod Community College.

Education:
BFA, B. Arch – Rhode Island School of Design
M.Arch, M.DesS – Harvard University
dan@andersonporter.com

Brian Anderson, Partner

Brian Anderson


Brian is a founding Partner of Anderson Porter Design, with over 25 years of experience, and focuses on Cannabis Industry projects. Brian has now designed facilities for cultivation totaling over 150,000sf, and he has designed 14 retail dispensaries. He has developed a proven process of project delivery in the Cannabis Industry. Brian is an active member of the Lean Construction Institute and implements lean methods in facility design and the construction process.

Brian merges a RISD education in the craft tradition of making and designing objects with an analytic data driven process learned from his involvement with partner Bill Porter, MIT, and The Lean community. He combines expertise in strategic thinking, designing for industrial agriculture and coordinating specialist teams for the Cannabis Industry. Brian also brings design experience with a specialization in energy efficient design and sustainability.

Education:
BFA, B.Arch – Rhode Island School of Design
M.Arch – Harvard University
brian@andersonporter.com

William Porter, Partner

William Porter


William is a founding Partner of Anderson Porter Design and has over 60 years of experience in Planning and Architecture. His vision of architectural services includes engagement of the significant stakeholders and design team members through collaboration, commitment, and coordination. This results in high-performance buildings, high value for the client, and minimized time of delivery.

Bill was fortunate to have worked for Louis I. Kahn. He was a member of the design team for Ciudad Guayana, a new industrial city in Venezuela, and was an active consultant in the development of Boston, including Rowes and Fosters Wharf, Leventhal Park, and other projects.

As former Dean of the MIT School of Architecture and Planning, he introduced reforms to make architectural education in architecture and planning more humanistically responsive. As a professor, he taught programming and problem setting, urban and architectural design studios; and the use of computation in design.

Education:
BA and Master of Architecture – Yale University
PhD – Massachusetts Institute of Technology

bill@andersonporter.com

Gerald Alves III

Gerald Alves III

Architectural Designer


“Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you.” – Frank Lloyd Wright

Gerald Alves is an Architectural Designer at Anderson Porter Design. He is very passionate about sustainable design as well as public interest design that facilitates positive environments in communities. Through his volunteering experience, including being part of the BSA, going on a missional trip to Mexico, and working on his thesis project in Cape Verde, it has gave him a further appreciation of how design can have a profound impact on people’s lives.

His previous projects included assistance on a large scale historical preservation residential project, a 40 unit affordable housing development project, rated LEED Silver, and assisting with designing various Cape Cod style houses.

Gerald is currently in the process of taking the ARE exams and soon will become a registered architect. He hopes to continue to grow in the company and use his design and sustainability principles to help Anderson Porter Design thrive.

In his free time, Gerald likes to play basketball for fun, go on different trips and exploring, and hanging out with friends.

Education:
M.Arch – Massachusetts College of Art and Design
B.S. in Industrial Technology – Fitchburg State University

gerald@andersonporter.com

Kshitija Andhare

Kshitija Andhare

Junior Designer


“The sun does not realize how beautiful it is until after a room is made.” – Louis Kahn

Kshitija is a Junior Designer at Anderson Porter Design. As a Graduate student, she assists the project managers with their tasks, teaming up with the other junior designers.

Kshitija’s previous experience from India taught her to cater to various cultures, and the education from Graduate school gives a global sense to design. She is inclined towards sustainable systems to be incorporated in any built environment. She had the unique experience of designing sets for a local TV show and assisted in the rejuvenation of a historic temple.

In her free time, Kshitija enjoys Indian classical dancing, painting, and practicing Martial arts.

Education:
B.Arch – COETA (India)
M.Arch – Boston Architectural College

kshitija@andersonporter.com

Raghed Bakir

Raghed Bakir

Junior Designer


“As an architect you design for the present, with an awareness of the past, for a future which is essentially unknown” – Norman Foster

Raghed is a junior designer at Anderson Porter Design. She participates in various design projects from concept to completion. She is producing drafts, prototypes, and engaging design solutions.

Before joining Anderson Porter Design, Raghed lived for sixteen years abroad, traveling worldwide, learning different languages, and experiencing different cultures. She is passionate about sustainability and technology and how it relates to well-being.

Outside the office, Raghed does professional boxing, food photography, sketching around the city, and traveling the world.

Education:
B.Arch – Boston Architectural College

raghed@andersonporter.com

Dario C.A. Boyce

Dario C.A. Boyce, PMP

Project Manager + Designer


“To whom much is given, much is expected”

Dario has a unique view of the design process and enjoys problem-solving and critical thinking which he applies to the design phases of architecture. Growing up on an island rich with history and architecture and having done programs in Spain and Turkey, he has been exposed to the variety that architecture has to offer. From a child, he has been fascinated with preservation and conservation and as a result decided to study architecture.

Outside the office, you can find Dario either baking, cooking, or singing in a choir in the city. Dario draws inspiration from architects David Chipperfield, Louis Kahn, Tadao Ando and artist James Turrell.

Education:
B.S. in Architecture – Wentworth Institute of Technology
M.Arch – Wentworth Institute of Technology
M.S in Project Management – Harrisburg Institute of Technology.

dario@andersonporter.com

Shawn Carvalho

Shawn Carvalho

Job Captain + Architectural Designer


“Architecture is a code. It’s a pure code, derived from the dimensions of nature.” – Santiago Calatrava

Shawn is a Job Captain at Anderson Porter Design. He started his professional career working in residential and light commercial construction, which led him to transition over to the architectural side. In previous positions, he worked on various projects, including ground-up construction, fit-out for franchises, and revitalization of a historical building. One of his proudest accomplishments was having his team’s design selected for the Keefe Transportation Center at Rhode Island College. He came up with the idea drawing inspiration from the local wildlife in the area.

Outside the office, he enjoys staying active, participating in competitive recreational sports, and playing Texas Hold ’em poker with his friends. He loves music, entertainment, documentaries, and staying informed with modern technology.

Education:
B.A. Architectural Engineering – New England Institute of Technology

shawn@andersonporter.com

Erin Graham

Erin Graham

Senior Interior Designer


“If the words ‘life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness’ don’t include the right to experiment with your own consciousness, then the Declaration of Independence isn’t worth the hemp it was written on.”
Terence McKenna

A graduate of Wentworth Institute of Technology’s Interior Design program, Erin is a Senior Interior Designer at Anderson Porter Design. Having worked in a variety of sectors including corporate and commercial interiors, healthcare, higher education, science and technology, retail, and residential; she is excited to lend her diverse experience to the cannabis industry. With the desire to make plant medicine accessible to the masses, she can transform the public perception of cannabis through the power of experiential and interior design.

When she is not studying for NCIDQ, health and wellness are her passions. She enjoys starting her day with weight training and walking her mini–Alaskan Klee Kai at the beach. A lover of live music and stand-up comedy – prior to the pandemic – she spent her weekends appreciating the arts.

Education:
B.S. Interior Design – Wentworth Institute of Technology

erin@andersonporter.com

Sarah Janowicz

Sarah Janowicz


“If you don’t like what’s being said, change the conversation.” – Don Draper

Sarah is our Marketing and Office Assistant. With a degree in marketing and advertising, she helps lead the firm’s communication and marketing efforts. Sarah’s interest and enthusiasm about Anderson Porter Design stem from the growing opportunities she sees in the cannabis industry. As someone without an architectural background, she brings a fresh, innovative perspective to the firm. She employs a growth mindset to explore new opportunities and collaborate with others in the space.

Outside of the office, Sarah spends her time tending to her plants, enjoying the company of her cat, and spending time with friends.

Education:
BSBA Marketing & Advertising  – Suffolk University

sarahj@andersonporter.com

Omar Jauregui

Omar Jauregui

Job Captain + Architectural Designer


“Architecture is an art when one consciously or unconsciously creates aesthetic emotion in the atmosphere and when this environment produces wellbeing” – Luis Barragan, Mexican architect

Omar is a job captain at Anderson Porter Design. His love of architecture began when he was nine years old, living in Cordoba, Veracruz, Mexico. The grand buildings of La Parroquia, the Spanish colonial plaza, fascinated him, both for their beauty and their structural integrity. By high school, he was taking courses in technical drafting and experimenting with different design mediums. Omar moved to the US in 1988 to start a family and complete his education at the Boston Architectural College. Over his career, he has worked in the residential, commercial, retail, and healthcare sectors. He is drawn to emerging industries and is committed to sustainable development. He also designed the home he shares with his wife, two kids, and rescue dog, Liberty.

Omar enjoys collecting vintage toys, learning new languages, cooking, and traveling with his family in his free time.

Education:
B.Arch – Boston Architectural College

omar@andersonporter.com

Quayny Porter-Brown

Quayny Porter-Brown

Operations Manager


Quayny is an experienced professional in architecture, holistic health and wellness, operations management, human resources, business development, team management, and leadership. She has worked on her own and several organizations in both private and public sectors in the cities of Boston, New York, Miami, and Geneva, Switzerland. After practicing architecture for over 15 years, she decided to take a detour to study and practice body-centered therapies. She first shifted into management at one of the largest health and wellness spas in South Florida, Canyon Ranch Miami Beach. In 2012, she returned to the field of architecture and has played various roles since then, emphasizing operations management, project design and management, human resources, and business development.

Quayny has recently become a certified WELL AP practitioner, which will help her integrate her goals in architecture with her experience in health and wellness. She looks forward to developing her skills in creating environments in which humans and the planet can grow and thrive for a healthy and sustainable future for all of us.

Outside of work, Quayny enjoys playing with her German Shepherd dog Koda, walks through town, circuit training, oil painting, and being with family and friends.

Education:

BA in Art History – Vassar College
M.Arch – Yale School of Architecture
Somatic Experiencing® Practitioner (SEP) Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT), FL WELL Accredited Professional (WELL AP) 
quayny@andersonporter.com

Adam Sitterly

Adam Sitterly

Project Manager + Architect


“I am a [crew member] on the spaceship Earth.” – Buckminster Fuller

Adam is a project manager at Anderson Porter Design. As a licensed architect, he enjoys collaborating with clients to identify project goals, designing schematic ideas as a team, and delivering physical results.


His previous projects include converting an auto-repair garage into a brewery, and adapting a train station into a restaurant. He also has residential experience designing new homes and managing extensive renovations.


Adam is passionate about green designs and closed looped systems. He was raised biculturally, and he draws inspiration from eastern and western architectural traditions. Adam sees architecture as a synthesis of nature, culture, and system functions. He is eager to blend ecologic ideals with pragmatic economics.


Outside the office, Adam enjoys backpacking, fishing, and adventures with his family.

Education:
B.A. Philosophy – Northeastern University
M.Arch – University of Oregon

adam@andersonporter.com

 

Arthur Simonsen

Arthur Simonsen

Junior Designer


“For me, architecture is the means, not the end. It’s a means of making different life forms possible.” – Bjarke Ingels

Before coming to the United States, Arthur worked as an Architect in Brazil, designing major transportation buildings. In 2019, he came to Boston and studied at Harvard for a year, completing a Certificate in Strategic Management. He then started his Master’s in Real Estate Development at the Boston Architectural College, eventually receiving the degree in 2021.

When not in the office, Arthur enjoys traveling and getting to know new places. He also enjoys going to new restaurants and riding tandem bikes with his girlfriend across Boston.

Education:
B.Arch – Fundação Armando Alvares Penteado
Strategic Management Certificate – Harvard University
M.RED – Boston Architectural College

arthur@andersonporter.com

Danny Stevens

Danny Stevens

Architectural Designer I


“We should attempt to bring nature, houses, and human beings together in a higher unity” – Mies van der Rohe

Danny is a junior designer at Anderson Porter Design. From his studies, he is an advocate for adaptive reuse and multi-family housing, as both present unique design challenges in how we grow and sustain culture in urban areas. From his time traveling in Europe, he’s inspired to draw from cultures unfamiliar to himself, as a means of furthering his understanding of the design world.

Danny is a proponent of mixed-media representation and draws inspiration from the works of Atelier Bow-Wow, Mies van der Rohe, and Rem Koolhaas.

Education:
B.S. in Architecture – Wentworth Institute of Technology
M.Arch – Wentworth Institute of Technology

danny@andersonporter.com

Sarah Woodward

Sarah Woodward

Junior Designer


“We travel because distance and difference are the secret tonic of creativity. When we get home, home is still the same. But something inside our minds has changed, and that changes everything.” -Jonah Lehrer

Sarah is a Junior Designer at Anderson Porter Design. Originally from a small town in Upstate New York, she moved to Boston to continue her academic path. Over the past four years, she has learned and excelled in various parts of design collaboration from lighting design, interior design, to architectural drafting and construction. She recently completed her studies at Boston Architectural College and is now starting the process of working through her ARE exams to become a licensed architect.

Outside the office, Sarah enjoys being by the ocean and traveling to new places whenever possible.

Education:
B.Arch – Boston Architectural College

sarah@andersonporter.com