Houzz Best of 2017

Peter McDonald Architect of Cape Cod Awarded Best Of Houzz 2017

January 19, 2017 – Peter McDonald Architects, A New England based Architecture Firm has won “Best Of Design” on Houzz®, the leading platform for home remodeling and design. The Residential Architecture Firm was chosen by the more than 40 million monthly unique users that comprise the Houzz community from among more than one million active home building, remodeling and design industry professionals.

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Home Remodeling Summer 2015

As Seen in the Summer 2016 issue of New England Home Cape & Islands

Gardens of Delight: A trio of Cape Cod landscapes proves there is no one right way to create surroundings that enhance their homes and bring pleasure to their owners.

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Houzz Best of 2016
Peter McDonald Architect Receives "Best Of Houzz 2016" Award

January 19, 2016 – Peter McDonald Architects, A New England based Architecture Firm has won “Best Of Design” on Houzz®, the leading platform for home remodeling and design. The Residential Architecture Firm was chosen by the more than 35 million monthly unique users that comprise the Houzz community from among more than one million active home building, remodeling and design industry professionals.

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Home Remodeling Summer 2015
As Seen in the Summer 2015 issue of Home Remodeling

Kitchen Swap: When the owners purchased their four-bedroom house in Eastham in 2013, they knew it needed a lot of work. The modified Cape, build in 1971, had an odd layout and looked dated and dark, but the views overlooking Depot Pond were too beautiful to pass up. As part of a nine-month, whole house remodel, the kitchen was renovated - or rather reinvented entirely. At a recommendation, architect Peter McDonald was hired to draw up the plans.

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Boston Globe Outer Cape home has room for busy family

Sited on a cul-de-sac off the beaten path, the location of this Outer Cape house with glimpses of the ocean was an ideal retreat for the homeowners, a family of four. While the location was perfect, there were a few things that needed to be done to the 1950s Cape Cod-style house to comfortably accommodate the active family, their dogs, and frequent guests, says Kelly McGuill, a Walpole-based interior designer and stylist.

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Contractors.com 4 Beautiful Beach Houses and Cottages in Cape Cod

Cape Cod is the eastern most point of the state of Massachusetts and usually has a population of about 220,000 people but according to the Cape Cod Commission, about 4 million people visit the beautiful peninsula each summer. With all these people comes some pretty amazing summer cottages and beach houses built by some of the best contractors and architects in the Cape Cod area. Here are a few of our favorites:

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Peter McDonald Best of houzz 2015 Peter McDonald Architect Receives "Best Of Houzz 2015" Award

January 31, 2015 – Peter McDonald Architects, A New England based Architecture Firm has been awarded “Best Of Houzz” for Design by Houzz, the leading platform for home remodeling and design. This Residential Architecture Firm was chosen by the more than 25 million monthly unique users that comprise the Houzz community from among more than 500,000 active home building, remodeling and design industry professionals.

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Cape Cod Architect

My Houzz: A Summer Beach House Charms and Welcomes

Although its location on the tip of Cape Cod can't be beat, this 1870s beach house was originally a crumbling 1,200-square-foot space with cupboard closets, tiny bedrooms and no fireplace. Kathy Cote and Kim Cromwell were intent on transforming it into a summer home suited for entertaining, and with the help of Peter McDonald Architect and Cape Associates, they were able to double the home's size while still maintaining its historical exterior.

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Lower Cape Cod Architect

As seen in the July 6th, 2012 issue of Globe Magazine

"We worked on trying to get bigger and better views and more access to the harbor setting,” says architect Peter McDonald.

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Farmhouse Award


The owners of the National Seashore Farmhouse recently received the 2012 George H. Abbott Preservation Award. This award is given to those who have made concerted efforts to restore, stabilize and preserve the historical and architectural integrity of their property. We were pleased to be at the award ceremony to see one of our projects recognized in this manner.

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Home Remodeling Architect Article

As Seen in the Fall 2009 Issue of Home Remodeling

"McDonald's plan to extend the first floor over the original garage and breezeway areas to create two large bedrooms suites, one on each floor, Two other bedrooms above the main house replaced the original second floor bedrooms, but McDonald added large dormers and higher ceilings to make them feel much roomier than before."

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Cape & Islands Home

As Seen in New England Home's Cape & Islands

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