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Jan Gleysteen Architects, Inc.
Wellesley, MA
Jan Gleysteen is an architect with twenty-seven years of professional experience in the design of fine commercial and residential architecture.
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Jan Gleysteen, AIA, will be joining a panel of local professionals this evening to speak about residential renovation. "Should I Stay or Should I Go?" gives local homeowners the opportunity to get advice directly from the professionals about their renovation projects. The panel will cover current interior design trends to... Continue reading
Posted Mar 9, 2017 at Jan Gleysteen Architects
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Above: Best of Houzz 2017 - Family Room Jan Gleysteen Architects is pleased to have been named Best of Houzz for the fifth year in a row! Each year Houzz recognizes the top 3% of professionals based on the popularity of their images with Houzz users. Our projects were awarded... Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2017 at Jan Gleysteen Architects
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Jan Gleysteen Architects has hit a new milestone - our projects have been added more than one million times to ideabooks on Houzz! Led by perennial favorites (shown above and below) we are pleased to see such a positive response to our work from such a widespread audience. Houzz.com is... Continue reading
Posted Nov 2, 2016 at Jan Gleysteen Architects
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Jan Gleysteen Architects has been awarded three 2016 PRISM Awards! Their Colonial Charm Residence received two Gold Awards for Best Remodeling/Restoration and Best Kitchen Remodel and a Silver Award for Best Historical Renovation. This renovation was inspired by the historic scale and details of the original home. The PRISM Awards... Continue reading
Posted Oct 19, 2016 at Jan Gleysteen Architects
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Jan Gleysteen Architects was recently awarded first place in the Clarke Kitchen Contest for excellence in traditional kitchen design! The winning design (shown above) was one of only six selected by an esteemed panel of judges. The awards were presented at Clarke's annual Designer Appreciation Night at their new showroom... Continue reading
Posted Oct 4, 2016 at Jan Gleysteen Architects
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Jan Gleysteen Architects is pleased to be featured in the fall issue of Boston Home magazine! Their annual kitchen review features our Modern Tradition kitchen as the "classic" white kitchen. Kitchens are at the heart of our homes where we strive to blend classic design elements with modern amenities. Boston... Continue reading
Posted Sep 23, 2016 at Jan Gleysteen Architects
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Jan Gleysteen Architects is honored to have been selected for the cover of the Boston Design Guide's 20th anniversary edition! The Design Guide continues to be an invaluable resource to homeowners, showcasing a select group of local designers and builders specializing in residential design. We are pleased to have been... Continue reading
Posted Aug 31, 2016 at Jan Gleysteen Architects
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For anyone planning a residential building or renovation project - be sure to check out the recently released 2016 Homeowner's Project Handbook by the Boston Society of Architects (BSA). The Handbook provides guidance and advice on everything from selecting your design team, to setting your budget, and knowing what to... Continue reading
Posted Jun 30, 2016 at Jan Gleysteen Architects
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Above: Edgehill (1887-89) by McKim, Mead & White for George Gordon King Jan Gleysteen Architects recently attended "McKim, Mead & White: After the Shingle Style" - an architectural symposium in Newport, Rhode Island. The day long event began with a series of lectures focusing on the evolution of the works... Continue reading
Posted May 17, 2016 at Jan Gleysteen Architects
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Jan Gleysteen Architects is honored to once again support this year's Wellesley Kitchen Tour on Saturday, May 7th. We encourage our clients to actively engage in the design process and tours can provide excellent opportunities for inspiration. This year's tour showcases half a dozen local homes starting at 11am. Run... Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2016 at Jan Gleysteen Architects
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Above: A beadboard ceiling and a paneled arched entry make this breakfast room feel like an outdoor gazebo Jan Gleysteen Architects was featured in last week's Boston Globe! "Wellesley home shows off it's curves" showcases our Suburban Shingle project as an example of how millwork detailing can add architectural interest... Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2016 at Jan Gleysteen Architects
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Above: Nationally ranked as Best of Houzz 2016 Jan Gleysteen Architects has been named "Best of Houzz" for the fourth year in a row! Each year Houzz recognizes their top professionals based on the popularity of their images with Houzz users. This year our images were awarded Best of Houzz... Continue reading
Posted Jan 26, 2016 at Jan Gleysteen Architects
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Jan Gleysteen Architects is grateful to look back on another eventful year filled with inspiring designs and wonderful clients. In 2015 we saw our work featured in Fine Homebuilding magazine and on the cover of New Old House magazine. We were recognized as "Best of Houzz" for the third year... Continue reading
Posted Dec 31, 2015 at Jan Gleysteen Architects
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Be sure to check out Fine Homebuilding magazine's annual Kitchen & Bath issue for a peek at one of our recently completed kitchen designs. Kitchens are at the heart of our home designs. Our Timeless Traditional kitchen (shown above) is great example of a warm and interactive space at the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 28, 2015 at Jan Gleysteen Architects
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Above: 2015 PRISM Gold Award - Best Detached House Jan Gleysteen Architects is pleased to have been awarded two Gold 2015 PRISM Awards for their Modern Tradition Residence. The PRISM Awards are presented each year by The Builders and Remodelers Association of Greater Boston to recognize outstanding achievement in the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 21, 2015 at Jan Gleysteen Architects
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Jan Gleysteen Architects was recently named a "Houzz Influencer" by Houzz.com. This designation is given to professionals whose advice and knowledge is most appreciated by their members. Houzz is an online resource focusing on architecture, interior design, landscape, and home improvement featuring thousands of professional design images. Houzz allows our... Continue reading
Posted Sep 25, 2015 at Jan Gleysteen Architects
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Above: 2015 Homeowner's Project Handbook If you are considering building or renovating be sure to check out the 2015 Homeowner's Project Handbook by the Boston Society of Architects (BSA). The Handbook provides guidance on the building process from selecting your design team, to setting your budget, and knowing what to... Continue reading
Posted Jun 30, 2015 at Jan Gleysteen Architects
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Jan Gleysteen Architects recently attended the "Eve of the Gilded Age" architectural symposium in Newport, Rhode Island. Lectures and house tours focused on the residential architecture of Newport from 1830 to 1880 - works which set the stage for the Gilded Age of the late 19th century. Speakers included Richard... Continue reading
Posted May 22, 2015 at Jan Gleysteen Architects
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Jan Gleysteen Architects is pleased to be the featured cover story in the current issue of New Old House magazine. The feature "Garden Glories" discusses several methods the firm uses to connect their homes to the landscape. From open-air porches, to screen porches, to glassed wrapped breakfast nooks there are... Continue reading
Posted Mar 26, 2015 at Jan Gleysteen Architects
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Above: Nationally ranked as Best of Houzz 2015 "Dining" Jan Gleysteen Architects has been named "Best of Houzz" for the third year in a row! Each year Houzz.com ranks the most popular images in each of the metro areas they serve. This year our images were featured in over 16... Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2015 at Jan Gleysteen Architects
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Jan Gleysteen Architects is grateful for the continued support of our clients and the design community in 2014. This year saw our work published in CRAN's Houses for All Regions and featured in New England Home and The Wall Street Journal. We were also pleased to see our kitchen design... Continue reading
Posted Dec 31, 2014 at Jan Gleysteen Architects
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Jan Gleysteen Architects is please to be featured, once again, in the the latest edition of the Boston Design Guide. In it's eighteenth year, the Boston Design Guide continues to be a valuable resource to homeowners by featuring a select group of Boston architects, builders, designers, and suppliers in the... Continue reading
Posted Dec 8, 2014 at Jan Gleysteen Architects
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Jan Gleysteen (above right) recently attended the 7th Annual CRAN Symposium in Charleston, South Carolina where he was able to catch up with fellow New England architect and CRAN chair David Andreozzi (above center). The symposium was organized by the AIA's Custom Residential Architect Network and focused on the "Architecture... Continue reading
Posted Oct 16, 2014 at Jan Gleysteen Architects
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Jan Gleysteen Architects is please to be featured in today's edition of the Wall Street Journal. "A Dramatic Entrance Guaranteed" features four creative balustrade designs from Boston, Phoenix, Michigan, and Australia to illustrate the variety of thoughtful designs and their dramatic impact on a home's entrance. The Wall Street Journal... Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2014 at Jan Gleysteen Architects
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Jan Gleysteen Architects is pleased to be featured in the current issue of New England Home. Our "Timeless Traditional" kitchen was selected as one of five to be featured in the publication's annual kitchen and bath issue. This kitchen, like many of our designs, is intended to be the heart... Continue reading
Posted Sep 3, 2014 at Jan Gleysteen Architects