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Company Vision

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.


Timothy Leary

Site Superintendent


Unrestricted Construction Supervisor License

Hoisting License

Lexington High School

About Him

Tim Leary has over 30 years of residential and construction experience. He's a skilled negotiator and budgeter with a demonstrated history of working in the construction industry. Additionally, he has experience with value engineering, Microsoft Excel, and customer service. Tim is a strong operations professional who graduated from Lexington High School.

Frederick Melo

Carpenter's Apprentice

About Him

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