Boston Architecture Firm

Creating the Spirit of a Space

Eck MacNeely Architects has earned its reputation as a preeminent Boston architecture firm. For over forty years, we have followed our conviction that the opportunity to create the spirit of a space lies in every architectural design detail. Our Boston architecture firm has one focused goal. That is to convey a clear sense of place so that the energy and emotion of the daily rituals of living, working, learning, and playing can be felt within the building’s walls.

Our Boston architectural firm’s areas of specialization are custom homes and private campus buildings throughout New England. We also offer the highest level of interior design services. So whether you are a homeowner contemplating a new custom home or renovation, or a member of a private school or college community seeking to re-imagine your campus architecture, we can work with you from conception to completion


Master Planning

In this key initial phase, EMA examines the building's design and style, surrounding infrastructure, and local requirements.

Schematic Design

EMA produces rough drawings of a site plan, floor plans, elevations and illustrative sketches or computer renderings.

Siting and Sustainability

EMA conducts site selection and sustainability studies to determine project parameters and evaluate environmental impact.

Design Development and Detailing

EMA works with the owner(s) to select building materials, including interior finishes, windows, doors, fixtures, appliances, etc.

Construction Administration

EMA will periodically visit the job site to see progress and ensure the contractor is following the architectural plans.

Project Management

EMA consults with clients, visits sites, collaborates with engineers and contractors to assess project needs, timelines, and budgets.

Meet The Team


Our firm had the distinct pleasure of building one of Eck MacNeely’s signature projects. Not only was the architecture and design superior but they executed the plans and specifications meticulously. It was easy to bring their thoughts and visions into reality due to their commitment to thinking all the details through and communicating them both verbally and in plan format. The quality of our work was able to be at its highest level due to their commitment. As a team member on the project we felt included, valued and respected in our relationship with Eck MacNeely. Their commitment to collaboration and teamwork permeated the entire project. If you are looking for an Architectural Firm that is of the highest quality, professional and has a clear commitment to the entire TEAM you bring together you should look no further than Eck MacNeely they will not disappoint you.

Charles Gadbois - Owner & President, Wellen Construction


Eck MacNeely are an absolutely extraordinary firm. We hired the firm to design our dream house on Block Island. The entire process, communication, value and work product and ability to meet deadlines were flawless resulting in a home that exceeds our dreams. Jeremiah Eck and his team are thoughtful – they listen, they guide and then take immense creativity and talent and bring your house to life. We are using the firm again this year for our apartment in Boston. I know we will have as much fun once again watching the design take shape. If you are planning to build the house of your dreams – or just a small addition – hire Eck MacNeely – and most importantly – have them watch over the entire construction process – they can manage the job and prevent costly problems before they occur.

Custom Residential Client - Block Island, Rhode Island