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Rick Ames

Founder and Principal, Next Phase Studios

**Rick Ames ** is a principal of Next Phase Studios, Architects of Boston. Starting with site specific, humanistic design, their work focuses on environmental performance and appropriate building technology for a wide range of projects and building types. The firm has been recognized with national and international design and performance awards, numerous publications, and local housing and community service awards. These include a Full Living Building Challenge and multiple LEED-Platinum Certified projects for performance. Rick has a BA from UVM in a self-designed major in Architectural & Engineering Studies and an M.Arch from MIT.