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The mantra at DBBCO is, "There's always a better way." We strive to find the best solutions through creativity, analysis, and iteration. We aim to make Design Build Architects & Design-Build Boston Construction an employee-owned company within 5 years and seek out companies with similar business models. We believe in putting our employees first because they care for our clients.

Company Affiliations

Design|Build Boston is a certified veteran and minority-owned and operated enterprise.


Arick Dyrdal

Founder & CEO


Registered Architect

Boston Architectural College

Bachelor of Architecture

Unrestricted Construction Supervisor License

Home Improvement Contractor License

PHIUS Certified Builder℠


Military Veteran

About Him

At DBB, Arick leads a team of like-minded, highly motivated individuals. Ever since he picked up a hammer, he's wanted to build a company where everyone would enjoy working. After leaving the military and searching for a job that was fulfilling, he landed in finished carpentry and hasn't turned back. He envisioned designing and building contemporary homes in the mountains. After 6 years at the Boston Architectural College, where he received his Bachelor of Architecture degree, his eyes opened up, and his ambitions have grown. His goals have aligned on building net-zero, multi-unit contemporary developments.

Arlind Halitaj

Job Capitan



Boston Architectural College

Candidate of Bachelors of Architecture w/

Masters of Sustainable Design

Thermal & Acoustic Insulation Systems for the past 7 years

Norwalk Community College

A.S. Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician

About Him

Arlind Halitaj is a Job Captain. His personal and professional goals are focused on the realm of architecture. He strives to provide residential and commercial buildings that will ensure comfort and security and surpass this ideal by delivering design excellence, allowing individuals to express their personality as an extension of themselves in their built environment. "I strongly believe that architecture should reflect our individuality while maintaining a balance between value for the intended user(s) and adhering to sustainable building techniques and principles. The structures that we build are derived from many factors, such as local climate, style, culture, and availability of materials. Still, the biggest factor is budget; this drives what we build; however, we can overcome this with the right design strategies.  As architects and designers, we can bridge the divide by considering budget to plan and design accordingly; I believe overcoming this barrier is more than possible."

Gabi Lamoureux

Designer II


Boston Architectural College

Candidate Bachelor of Design Studies-Focus in Sustainable Building Technologies

Christian University "Dimitrie Cantemir" - Bucharest, Romania

Bachelor of International Business and Economics

Member of Honor Committee

Student Ambassador

About Her

Gabi is our Project Designer II. While pursuing her Bachelor of Design Studies in Sustainable Building Technologies at Boston Architectural College, she earned the recognition of “Best Design Portfolio” in her second year. Deeply involved in the academic community as a Student Ambassador and a member of the honor roll committee. She continues to impress her clients and peers within the professional design world with her commitment to building positive client relationships and making an impact both in her personal and professional life.


Sonia Pagan

Interior Designer

New York Institute of Art and Design

Boston Architectural College

Interior Design Certification

Salem State University

Bachelors in Business Administration

About Her

Sonia is our Interior Designer. She is currently pursuing her accreditation to the National Council for Interior Design - the industry's recognized indicator of proficiency in interior design. Sonia has always had a keen interest in Interior Design and Architecture. An art enthusiast who likes to put her energy into creative purposes. Sonia's passion for design guides her commitment to making clients living environments calm, elegant, yet simple. Working at Design Build Boston Architects allows Sonia to develop the skills to continue her career in the professional design world, create relationships and learn from like-minded professionals.


Maria Seery

Office Manager


Post University

Bachelor Degree in Social Work

Member of Honor

Mass Bay Community College

Associate Degree in Business

20+years of administrative work and customer relations

About Her

Maria Seery is the Executive Assistant to Arick Dyrdal, born in Honduras and moved to Massachusetts as a young child; she is very familiar with New England and its surroundings. She has over 20 years of extensive project management and administration experience. Her knowledge of customer relations, work history of overseeing and organizing projects, attention to detail, and communications skills create a productive workplace enabling Design Build Architects to achieve its goals, making her a key asset to this company.

Alexis Mcgeoghean

Carpenter's Apprentice

About Her

Lexi is a Carpenter's Apprentice. She switched careers from childcare after remodeling her kitchen & bath and falling in love with the trade. She enjoys building and renovating homes while bringing life to a new space. Working at Design Build Architects gives Lexi the skills and knowledge to pursue her career as a Carpenter.

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Your Qualifications

  • Great communicator
  • Perfectionist
  • High energy
  • Methodical
  • Personable
  • Passionate about your craft and design

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Taking Applications for

  • Architects
  • Project Managers
  • Carpenters
  • Designers

About You

  • Feeling undervalued
  • Feeling underpaid
  • Not being appreciated for your hard work
  • Working for a leader who never gives positive feedback
  • Working for a leader who doesn’t believe in you
  • Working for a leader who doesn’t invest in training for you
  • Working in chaos
  • Dealing with bad clients
  • Dealing with bad jobs
  • Working too many hours
  • Driving lousy trucks and with lousy tools
  • Constantly doing after-hours calls

Office Hours

    Monday - Friday 0800 - 1600 EST

Once at the Schrafft's Center find your way the the Power House Building, enter the lobby, and take the stairs or the elevator to the second floor. Reception will be able to let us know you're here and we'll come down to meet you.