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  • Samyn-D’Elia Architects Presented Two 2013 AIA NH Awards January 24, 2013

    As reported by the Manchester Union Leader, Samyn-D’Elia Architects was presented with two  awards from the NH AIA (American Institute of Architects), a Merit Award and the coveted People’s Choice Award for Commercial Projects, for their work on the Hampton Beach State Park Redevelopment.  A quote from the award states that “The jury was unanimous that this was an astounding accomplishment for Hampton Beach given the economic and political challenges associated with a public project of this scale”.  Read More…

  • NH Home Magazine Features Mountain Home Hot Tub Pavilion October 31, 2012

    NH Home magazine featured the hot tub addition to a home in the mountains of New Hampshire, designed by Samyn-D’Elia Architects.  Read More…





  • Sand Sculpture of the Hampton Beach Seashell July 30, 2012

    In celebration of the Hampton Beach Seashell Complex grand opening, a sand sculpture of the building was created of the  during the 2012 Hampton Beach Sand Sculpture Event.  More…




  • Lodges at Church Landing Grand Opening June 27, 2012

    Rusty McLear, President and CEO of the Inns & Spa at Mill Falls offered special thanks to NH Architects, Samyn-D’Elia Architects of Ashland, NH who designed the hotel expansion and Conneston Construction for handling the general contracting duties.  Read More…


  • Grand Opening Gala for Hampton Beach June 4, 2012

    Preparations in progress on June 1, 2012 for the Hampton Beach State Park Gala Opening events, celebrating the opening of the new facilities and overall redevelopment of the Park.  Governor Lynch along with other state leaders attended the event praising the project and remarking on the positive effect it has already made economically to the state.  Read More…

  • International Lighting Corp. Features Hampton Beach Project January 30, 2012

    Rudd Lighting, Inc., an international lighting company, featured the Hampton Beach Redevelopment project in their Project Gallery. The Project Overview states that the materials included in the redevelopment project were carefully selected for aesthetics, quality, energy efficiency, sustainability and durability in the harsh coastal environment and that a key energy-efficient component of the redevelopment was exterior lighting.   Jim Stockman, J & M Lighting Design, and  Samyn-D’Elia Architects chose LED streetlights to provide improved lighting performance and energy efficiency combined with low maintenance.  Read More…

  • Samyn-D’Elia Architects presented the 2012 NH AIA Citation Award January 27, 2012

    On January 20, 2012 Samyn-D’Elia Architects were presented the 2012 Citation Award from the New Hampshire American Institute of Architects for their design of the Holderness School student dormitory and faculty residence buildings.  These buildings also earned a Gold LEED certification for the energy efficient and sustainable building design features.    Read More..

  • Inn Expansion Project “Made in the USA” January 25, 2012

    Church Landing at Mills Falls in Meredith, NH is constructing 15 new suites.  This $5 million expansion project is using products made almost entirely in the United States.  Read More…

  • Hampton’s Seashell Projects Nears Final Stage June 14, 2011

    New Hampshire Union Leader’s headline on June 14, 2011 heralds the final stage of the anticipated completion of the Seashell Building at Hampton Beach.   Read More…  The full article..UnionLeader-HamptonBeachSeashellNearsCompletion-7-14-2011

  • New Hampshire Library Celebrates Completed Expansion May 18, 2011

    Pease Public Library in Plymouth, NH enjoyed decades of heavy use and steady growth in programs and services.  In 2008 a building committee hired the New Hampshire architecture firm, Samyn-D’Elia Architects, to draw up plans for the expansion and renovation of the library; and on May 18, 2011 the library celebrated the completion.  The project was done on time and within the budget.  Read More..


  • Hampton Beach State Park Open New Bathhouses May 13, 2011

    On May 13, 2011, Gov. John Lynch and other state and local officials officially opened two new bathhouses at Hampton BeachRead More...

    Seacoast Online reported that officials hope the project will rejuvenate the beach and attract future development.

    NH Union Leader: “My hope is this investment will really spark a rejuvenation of Hampton Beach State Park,” (Governor John)Lynch said during the ribbon-cutting ceremony            

  • Samyn-D’Elia Architects Awarded 2011 Plan NH Award March 31, 2011

    On March 31, 2011, Samyn-D’Elia Architects were presented the 2011 Plan NH Merit Award for the renovation of the Flying Monkey Theater in Plymouth, NH.

    Plan NH noted that “this project went beyond mere preservation, and is a true revitalization of a Plymouth landmark.”   Read More

  • The Carriage House at Church Landing February 19, 2011

    Church Landing, in the Lakes Region of  NH,  has long been known for it’s superior hospitality  facilities and service. The addition of new meeting  space drew the attention of the New Hampshire  Business Review’s (NHBR) Meetings and Convention Planner for 2011. Samyn-D’Elia Architects’ design renovated a carport into the new conference room, now known as the “Carriage House”.  Conference attendees will enjoy the spacious meeting area along with all the restaurant and resort amenities offered by Church Landing. The resort has earned the title of the nation’s third “Most Romantic Hotel”.  Read More

  • Interlakes Medical Center Opening September 11, 2010

    On September 17, 2010, Tom Clairmont, President and CEO of Lakes Region Healthcare along with Executive Councilor, Ray Burton prepare to cut the grand opening ribbon at the new Interlakes Medical Center in Meredith, NH.

    From front, left, are Sue Cerutti, executive director of Meredith Chamber of Commerce, Clairemont, and Burton. Behind them, from left, is architect, John Otte, Peter Russell, John Stabile and architect, Ward D’Elia.

  • Renovation and Adaptive Reuse of Historic Gristmill January 17, 2010

    In 1977, NH Architect, Tom Samyn of Samyn-D’Elia Architects, bought the historic Gristmill in Ashland, NH.   Builder News magazine featured The Gristmill in Ashland, NH in the article History Lesson as an example of an historic building that was renovated for adaptive reuse as mixed and multifamily purposes.  Read More..





  • Great Looking Green Post & Beam Home October 1, 2009

    Featured in NH Home Magazine Sept./Oct. 2009 as a “Great Looking Green House”,  this custom designed timber frame home, by Samyn-D’Elia Architects,  is an elegant collaboration of energy efficient features, a geothermal heat system and the timeless look and quality of post and beam construction.  Earning an Energy Star rating, the homeowner enjoyed receiving a rebate and federal tax credits.  Read More..

  • NH AIA People’s Choice Award 2009 February 11, 2009

    Samyn-D’Elia Architects designed this house to minimize the impact to the site, while maximizing the views of the lake and mountains.  The home received the prestigious “People’s Choice Award”  2009 AIA NH Award.  It was also featured in the Jan/Feb 2009 edition of New Hampshire Home magazine.  Read More..

  • LEED Certified Dormitories and Faculty Residences at Holderness School in Holderness, NH December 11, 2008

    As published in the Laconia Citizen on November 9, 2010, Holderness Head of School, Phil Peck said that the buildings (two student dormitories and six faculty residences) combine the best  elements of a large-dorm setting with the intimacy of a small dorm.  They are designed and built as to earn LEED certification for environmental sustainability, using solar panels and solar-powered hot water, as well as other green building features.  Read More..

  • Riverside Retreat in the White Mountains of New Hampshire June 11, 2007

    As published in the Spring/Summer 2007 issue of New Hampshire Home magazine, this riverside retreat is as the NH architect who designed it, Ward D’Elia, said, “People who see it remember it.”

    Samyn-D’Elia Architects, located in Ashland, NH have been designing award winning houses for more than 25 years and since they work and live in NH, they know well the challenges and rewards from residing in this part of the world.

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