Making meaningful connections between people and places.

The circle is an inclusive shape that implies fairness and invites participation. It is the shape of a connected community. It is also used to indicate and define “place.”


Community Circle

6 Dover Lane

Lexington, MA 02421

phone: +1-781-862-1780
alt: +1-781-820-0873​


User needs analysis for organizations and institutions.  Post-occupancy evaluations (POE) to inform future design of institutional buildings.

  • Focus groups

  • Interviews

  • Surveys/Questionnaires

  • Post-occupancy evaluations (POE)

  • Observation and photographic documentation​

  • Public Forums

Programming Expertise:

  • User needs analysis: solicit user input to incorporate into architectural program

  • Pre- and post-design services

  • Working closely with architects and landscape architects to understand design goals and limitations

  • Evaluation of buildings to draw lessons for future design

Cultural Competence

  • familiarity and comfort working in diverse, multi-lingual, multi-cultural settings

  • expertise conducting outreach to “hard to reach populations”

  • experience conducting multi-lingual public forums and summary documents

  • fluent in Greek, working knowledge of Spanish