Solus4 is an architectural studio specializing in architecture, planning and interior design, headquartered in Kittery, Maine. The firm, while newly formed, has an extensive background in commercial, residential, institutional and hospitality design and planning through the experience of its partners. Solus4 operates as a collaborative on a global platform, adding intensively focused experience to each commission through key team members who specialize in sustainability strategies, macro planning, community building, project logistics and team management.
The four partners have brought together over 100 years experience in successful projects throughout North and South America as well as Europe and the Middle East. President Duncan Pendlebury AIA NCARB CCS started working internationally on hotels and residences in the Caribbean in the early part of the 1970’s and went on to carry out projects in the Middle East starting in 1974. Marian Vaida AIA LEED AP heads up the firm’s project management. Her thirty plus years of experience ranging from Greenland to Dubai to Lake Tahoe has included a variety of scales and scopes in commercial, residential and hospitality projects. Alfonso Lopez LEED AP leads the design efforts with his background in both domestic and international venues. His portfolio ranges from single family residences to high rise hotels and office buildings.
The firm works on a collaborative model bringing its core experience to add value to the Client’s solution and incorporates highly specialized key collaborators from an international cross section of trusted associates. In this way, the firm can deliver at the scale and scope required by each Client. Solus4 is committed to bring added value to each Client’s endeavor through passion, experience and sensitivity.
Current projects include large scale retail development, several single family homes, high rise residential and studies of housing programs for underserved populations.