A3 Architects Inc is full-service architecture firm founded in 2011 to focus energy efficient design including net-energy zero residences. A3 Architects continues to focus on environmentally responsible design as we collaborate with clients to create residential and commercial projects. We believe that architects MUST play a vital role in a sustainable future for Cape Cod and beyond. Our design approach is sustainable, but balanced with clean modern aesthetics and careful contextual design. Our work is located from Provincetown to Falmouth, Martha’s Vineyard, South shore and western suburbs of Boston.
Alison Alessi: Architect, CERTIFIED Passive House Designer
Alison Alessi is a Registered Architect with over 10 years of experience with sustainable design on the Cape. She has been a LEED accredited professional since 2007, and Certified Passive House Consultant since 2011. She is a member of the Passive House Alliance as well as a member of NESEA. A licensed architect for over 10 years, Alison has designed a number of net-energy zero residences, commercial and municipal projects in towns across the Cape. She has collaborated with a number of local environmentally-responsible professionals to refine and improve design elements of specific projects and has experience presenting projects to various local regulatory boards. She currently serves on the Board of Cape and Islands Self Reliance and the Wheldon Memorial Library in West Barnstable. She received her Masters of Architecture from MIT in 2001 and has an AB in architecture from Princeton University.
Meghan O'Reilly, architect
Meghan received her undergraduate degree in Interior Design from Florida State University and her Masters of Architecture from the University of Florida. She has been a project designer with A3 Architects since the summer of 2010 and has a focus on modern design with an interest in streamlined energy efficient shingle style homes. She and her husband live in Falmouth and recently renovated a small home. She volunteers with the Cape Cod Modern House Trust and IFAW. She is a member of NESEA and on the Energy Committee for the Town of Falmouth.