Residential Homes

  • Post and Beam House in Ski Country December 19, 2012


    This custom designed timber framed house has many unique features.  The homeowner approached NH Architects, Samyn-D’Elia Architects with a request for a custom home design that was to be built on a challenging steep site.

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  • Custom Barn Design February 9, 2011

    After living for several years in a house designed by Samyn-D’Elia Architects, the clients came to Ward D’Elia looking for a custom barn design that would be in scale with  and reflect the overall architecture of their house.  They shared this photograph of the finished barn and commented  ”Just wanted to show you a photo of a small bit of your work.  We put pavers on the driveway this fall and it really pulls the 3 buildings together.”

  • Ski Home at the Base of a Ski Resort January 29, 2010

    This custom home design by Samyn-D’Elia Architects takes advantage of a steeply sloped site maximizing the mountain views.  Arts & Crafts design details are predominant with the use of natural elements of stone, glass and cedar shakes.

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  • 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..

  • Timber Frame Home August 29, 2009

    Mark & Lisa Olsheskie, owners of this new timber frame house, took a standard Timberpeg plan and made a few changes to make it fit exactly to their needs.   Read More…

    Read about Mark & Lisa’s experience with  Timberpeg and Samyn-D’Elia Architects.  

  • Ski-In & Ski-Out House on a Mountain August 26, 2009

    As a mountainside post and beam Timberpeg home, this house takes advantage of mountain range views from expansive windows.   The NH architecture firm of Samyn-D’Elia Architects, developed a custom design for this house conforming the house to the steep hillside.  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..

  • Distinguished Home with a Carriage House and Courtyard August 29, 2008

    The New Hampshire Architectural firm, Samyn-D’Elia Architects designed this stunning home that resides on an island in the lakes region of New Hampshire.   This view is the back side of the house facing the lake.  Read More…

  • Lakeside Getaway June 11, 2007

    Shown on the cover of Accent Home & Garden magazine in their May/June issue 2007, this house was designed by Samyn-D’Elia Architects for the enjoyment of the client’s family and friends.  Located at the tip of an island in a New Hampshire lake, the home combines the best of old New England architecture with modern comfort.  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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  • Camp Oligawi February 7, 2005

    NH Lakes Region architectural firm of Samyn-D’Elia architects designed this custom lake house that was awarded the NH AIA People’s Choice Award.  The Client and Architect collaborated to create a one of a kind home that reflects the family’s love of the natural environment of the lake.  Read More…

  • Cottage Retreat July 6, 2002

    Working closely with the client, Samyn-D’Elia Architects designed a small cottage retreat with efficient use of  all available space and incorporating energy efficient building materials, windows and appliances.

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  • Meadow Home June 20, 2002

     Samyn-D’Elia Architects custom designed this post and beam home that is sited on the edge of a reclaimed meadow.  The natural exterior finishes of white cedar shingles and a field stone base connect the home with site.  The energy efficient home earned an Energy Star Certification.  More pictures of the home…



  • Lakeside Home’s Sensitive Renovation January 20, 2002

    Childhood and family memories of  summers spent on the lake and in the camp made them reluctant, at first, to even think of renovation work!  However, it was agreed that they would go forward with the renovation while maintaining the general character of the site.  The Clients turned to the NH Architectural firm of  Samyn-D’Elia Architects, to design the changes.  Read More…

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