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.

BFA, B. Arch – Rhode Island School of Design
M.Arch, M.DesS – Harvard University

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.

BFA, B.Arch – Rhode Island School of Design
M.Arch – Harvard University

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 minimize 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 he 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.

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

Dario C.A. Boyce

Dario C.A. Boyce, PMP

“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.

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

Quayny Porter-Brown

Quayny Porter-Brown

Quayny has been in the field of Architecture for over 30 years. She has practiced Architecture in New York, Massachusetts and Florida, and her work has included both public and private sector work. Quayny has also taught design and graphics as an Adjunct Professor at FIU School of Architecture. She recently took an 8-year break from Architecture to pursue a career as a body-centered therapist and trainer, and subsequently managed one of the largest health and wellness spas in South Florida.

Both of her parents had a major influence on her early on as both excelled artistically in various mediums, including music, architecture, drawing and jewelry design. This early exposure to craft and the artistic process has led Quayny to all kinds of pursuits focused on the improvement of the environment, health, and well being.

BA in Art History – Vassar College
M.Arch – Yale University
Certification in Therapeutic Massage and Hydrotherapy, Educating Hands School of Massage

Adam Sitterly

Adam Sitterly

“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.

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

Danny Stevens

Danny Stevens

“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.

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

Sarah Woodward

Sarah Woodward

“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.

B.Arch – Boston Architectural College

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