Our work has been featured in several books and magazines. Additionally, Chris Williams has been interviewed on several programs, including the well-known show "The Front Porch" which is broadcast on your local National Public Radio Station.
Cabin Fever-Rustic Style Comes Home by Rachel Carley (1998) A turn-of-the-century island camp and many other award-winning lakefront residences designed by CPWA are featured in this book published by Simon & Shuster. Ms. Carley is actively involved in historic preservation and has written several books in the field of architecture. She holds a master's degree in historic preservation from the Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture and Planning and is a former staff member of the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission.
The Adirondack Home by Ralph Kylloe (2005) Several lakeside homes designed by CPWA are featured in this book by award winning Adirondack-style furniture designer and author, Ralph Kylloe.
Colonial Style by Treena Crochet (2005) One of the residences designed by CPWA is featured repeatedly throughout this book. Due to an automobile accident, the author's subsequent injuries and print deadlines the first printing of the book does not include credit to CPWA. Future editions will include the appropriate credit.
Rustic Revisited by Ann S. O'Leary (2006) The first book to take a comprehensive look at rustic design today celebrates, in words and images, a style that is being referenced in homes from Maine to California. Ms. O'Leary is an interior designer who has designed accessories for companies including Nieman Marcus and Saks Fifth Avenue.
Today's Historic Interiors by E. Ashley Rooney (2011) Published by Schiffer Publishing, the book features several historic CPWA projects.
Rustic Living by Ralph Kylloe (2012) Ralph Kylloe is recognized as the author of the world's most definitive books on rustic style and design. A noted and award winning designer of Adirondack style furniture, his photographs of selected Adirondack homes throughout the United States are outstanding.
A Simpler Way of Life by William Morgan (2013) Features a restored 1790 New Hampshire farmhouse that CPWA worked on with a client who did most of the related restoration themselves.
Cabin Life Magazine (2008) The June 2008 issue featured an article written by Fran Sigurdsson on a rustic timber frame vacation home nestled into a wooded site near Lake Sunapee in New Hampshire. Photos of "Rustic Vacation Home" (by photographer Bob Manley) can be viewed by clicking on Portfolio, Residential/Timberframe.
Heart of New Hampshire Magazine (2008)The Winter 2008 issue included an article written by Deborah Graham (with photography by John Hession) on "green building styles" using timber frame in the Lakes Region. The recently completed Tin Mountain Conservation Center was the focus of the article. The Center includes radiant floor heating, a solar thermal array system that provides 75% of the building's heating needs, and a proprietary photovoltaic solar system that provides 54% of the building's annual electrical needs, More than 20 locally harvested woods were used on interior finishes. Click on Portfolio/Sustainable Design to see this project.
New Hampshire Home Magazine (2008) July/August issue cover story on custom designed granite boathouse overlooking Lake Winnipesaukee.
Accent Home & Garden Magazine (2008) The July issue featured a rustic lakeside Adirondack camp (originally built in 1906) that was totally refurbished by CPWA. This home has also been featured in the book Cabin Fever by Rachel Carley. Click on Portfolio/Residential/ Historic Lakeside Camp to see this project in more detail.
New Hampshire Home Magazine (2009) The March/April 2009 issue featured the "Green Dream Home" designed and built for a client on Moultonborough Neck on the shores of Lake Winnipesaukee. Click on Portfolio/Residential/Timberframe to see this project in more detail.
New Hampshire Home Magazine (2010)The September/October issue featured an alluring lake front retreat overlooking Squam Lake designed to be a cozy, relaxed and totally low-key home.
New Hampshire Home Magazine (2011) Castle Rock Cottage, featured in the March/April issue, is a LEED Platinum certified lakefront home. Originally built around 1890, the cottage had mold and structural issues that created health and safety concerns. The owners decided to demolish the original structure and build a new energy efficient home.
New Hampshire Home Magazine (2011) An Adirondack style boat house was the beginning of a multi-phase project on Squam Lake that would later include a guest house and the main house.
Green Building and Design Magazine (2011) The January issue highlighted a LEED Platinum certified home on the shores of Lake Winnipesaukee and an interview with Christopher P. Williams, AIA, NCARB.
New Hampshire Home Magazine (2011) The March/April issue featured a LEED Platinum certified home that began as a straightforward renovation of an existing century old cottage and morphed into a beautiful home with state of the art technology and a secret room!
New Hampshire Home Magazine (2011) The July/August cover story featured an Adirondack style boathouse on Squam Lake, and also features a home on Lake Kanasatka that earned the top green certification from the National Association of Home Builders (one of only 36 homes nationwide to be so honored).
Granite State Builder Magazine (2011) The summer 2011 issue featured a LEED Platinum certified home on the shores of Lake Winnipesaukee.
New Hampshire Home Magazine (2012) An award winning, multi-phased family compound on Squam Lake. The Adirondack style boat house, guest house and main house have also been featured on New Hampshire Chronicle on WMUR television in New Hampshire.
New Hampshire Home Magazine (2013) An award winning lakefront home includes live edge siding and custom design furniture and interior finishes.
New Hampshire Home Magazine (2014) A lake front home destroyed by fire just before it was finished, only to rise from the ashes better than ever.
New Hampshire Home Magazine (2015)A lake front family compound is featured for the beauty of melding different styles and award winning landscape.
Radio Interview on NHPR's "The Front Porch" (2004) All material copyright protected by NHPR
Good Morning America (2004) Feature on High Haith Lodge.
Radio Interview on WLKZ (2004)
WMUR-TV Interview-Channel 9 (2007) WMUR television interviewed Chris as part of a week long study of New Hampshire architects and their work.