Sam Sherman, Principal
Sam has more than 35 years experience in the design and construction industries. His academic training in Architecture was at The Rhode Island School of Design and the Boston Architectural Center. Coming to the Vineyard to live in 1970, Sam worked as a carpenter for many years, doing general contracting himself before being hired by Architect Niels Gabel Jorgensen. Sam was with Niels for over six years doing residential and commercial design. Although Sam still holds a Massachusetts Contractor's License, he has devoted his time solely to design for the past 28 years. As Principal of the Firm, Mr. Sherman is directly involved in all projects taking a lead role in the design process and relying heavily on his construction experience during the preparation of construction documents. Although other members of the Firm may share the load during construction administration, Sam remains actively involved in each project through its conclusion.
Ezra Sherman, PARTNER
Ezra became partner in 2019 after working for 7 years as a design associate and draftsperson. His designs are informed by his time in India and Africa as well as his time in New York. His skills range from the highly technical requirements of modern homes to the traditional style of the Vineyard cottages. He is fluent across several drafting, modeling and rendering applications allowing him to participate in every project that comes through the office. In addition to overseeing the Masonic Angel Fund, which provides emergency material and financial support to island families, he serves on the board of the Martha’s Vineyard Builder’s Association and coaches youth soccer.
Tom Carberry, Senior Associate
Tom is a graduate of Syracuse University and has worked in the marine industry for 25 years. Experienced in all phases of boat building and repair, Tom specialized in design, pattern making, illustration and technical drawing. Other pursuits include residential carpentry, architectural rendering and model making, and fine art. Tom measures and records information related to existing buildings for renovation projects as well as additions. Tom also works on construction drawings preparing site plans, floor plans, and elevations.
josh fehrenbach, Associate
Josh graduated from Kent State University in 2018 with a Masters in Architecture. Throughout his education Josh was exposed to the latest technology in relation to architecture and design; including 3D modeling, rendering, advanced fabrication, and robotics. He has hands on experience in the construction industry as well as the landscape design discipline. The connection that can be formed between Designer and Client inspires Josh’s truest passion; residential design. This connection and passion acts as the fuel which he uses to create his work.
Jenn Z. Shattuck, Administrator
Kate Sherman, Office Manager