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MSA Selected for Two SARA National Design Awards

Murdock Solon Architects is pleased to announce that we recently received two National Design Awards from SARA (Society of American Registered Architects). SARA is a professional organization of architects and industry-related partners.


Welcome to Our New Office in Portland, Maine

Murdock Solon Architects is proud to announce the opening of its second office in Portland, Maine, located at 80 Exchange Street in Portland’s historic downtown waterfront. Drawn by the up-and-coming design scene, as well as the surging revitalization of the area’s urban core, MSA will offer top-notch residential, commercial, and institutional architecture and interior design […]


Dogs of Murdock Solon Architects

At MSA we share our office with our dog companions. According to, business insider and USA Today, having a dog in the office can lead to productivity and success. Dogs have been proven to relax the team and are the perfect antidote to daily stress. The presence of pets sparks conversations among employees inspiring […]

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3D Modeling for Architecture – A Necessity in the Toolkit

As an architect, we are given the task of exploring and shaping the spaces we as people want to inhabit. Although sketches and physical modeling are still valid forms of spatial explorations, computer-assisted 3D modeling has become one of the most important tools in any architects’ toolkit. Its ability to coordinate and explore forms in […]


An Edit of Epic Proportions

  The commercial video editing company Friendshop launched last year and needed its own space to expand its growing team. Murdock Solon Architects worked with the company to transform an entire floor in a warehouse-style building in New York’s Chelsea neighborhood. MSA helped create the ideal space for ultimate creativity while meeting intense technical demands. […]


551 West 21st Street Featured in The New York Times

  New developments are rising in the city and thus the collaboration of the favored in architecture, design, and art. The new 44-unit condo at 551 West 21st Street is no exception, thanks to the inclusion of 303 Gallery on the ground and mezzanine levels. Murdock Solon Architects designed the gallery’s previous space at 547 West 21st […]


Selections from ICFF

  The Murdock Solon Architects staff attended the 27th Annual International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) in New York City May 16-19. With more than 600 exhibitors, the range of styles, materials, and talent was paramount. Below are a few of the trends spotted and favorites selected by Murdock Solon Architects.  BOLD, BRIGHT, AND GEOMETRIC 1. […]


MSA Featured as Employer of the Day

  Archinect, the top online destination for progressive-design oriented students, architects, educators, and fans, featured Murdock Solon Architects as the Employer of the Day and in the Weekly Round-Up. MSA is proud to have incredibly talented team members. The firm fosters a creative and energetic work environment designed to provide our clients with high-quality, exceptional […]


Architectural Digest Home Show Staff Picks

At this year’s Architectural Digest Home Show, held March 20-23 at Pier 94 in New York City, the staff at Murdock Solon Architects selected a few of its favorite exhibitions. From built-in-countertop espresso machines to gorgeously detailed handmade furniture, the show offered a plethora of inspiration for upcoming projects.


Enter the Office Nook

New York City homes often do not have space for a full office. Therefore, it is often necessary to be creative and utilize any space available. This week, Houzz featured Murdock Solon Architects in its article “Enter the Office Nook.”

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Enrique Chagoya Exhibition at George Adams Gallery

George Adams Gallery, designed by Murdock Solon Architects, will be exhibiting the works of Enrique Chagoya January 16 through February 22.


As Seen in The New York Times

Following the article “Townhouse Turnaround” by Constance Rosenblum featured in The New York Times this month, Murdock Solon Architects would like to share similar projects that we have come to specialize in over the last 10 years; converting former three-family brownstones to sensitively updated, well-designed homes that serve the needs of growing families.