2019 New England Home Scene and Heard: The SKA studio is featured in the Scene and Heard section of New England Home.

2018 Interview with Principal Architect Sam Kachmar, Founder of SKA Inc.: Interview with SKA founder and principle, Sam Kachmar, in Bontena Real Estate.

2018 BSA Design Award Small Firm: SKA worked as the project manager on this renovation in Avon Hill, Cambridge.

2018 BSA Honor Award for Small FirmSKA was honored to be part of the Studio North team with Moskow Linn and won the BSA Honor Award for small firm in 2018 for the studio north rural interventions. Read more about the project here and about the gala here.

2018, 2016, 2015 Best of Houzz Award for Service: SKA has been awarded Best of Houzz three times.

February 2018 Designer of the Month: Designer bath selects an Architect/ Interior designer each month to blog for the company and select their showroom favorites. SKA was selected for February 2018.


2017 Cambridge MA, Historical AwardsSKA worked on the restoration of a home on Reservoir Street in West Cambridge that won a Cambridge Historical preservation award.

2017 Boston Voyager InterviewBoston Voyager interviewed Sam about his boutique residential architecture firm in Huron Village.

2017 Boston Magazine ArticleBoston Magazine interviewed Sam about the design and renovation of Sam’s and his wife, Maggie’s, home in Cambridge, designed by SKA.


2016 Boston Magazine PublicationSKA worked as the project manager on the restoration of this Paul Rudolf designed house in Cambridge.

2016 Boston Magazine Baths that will make you swoon: Boston Magazine published an article on a bathroom that SKA designed in Cambridge.

2016 Superfine Restaurant: Boston Magazine published an article on this Northshore restaurant designed by SKA.

2016 IDA take a seat Charity: SKA designed and built a chair for the Take a Seat Charity Auction.


2015 Cambridge Local: SKA was awarded Best of Cambridge for 2015.

2015 South Shore Living Publication: SKA worked as the project manager for this South Shore, ocean-front residence in Hingham from 2012–2013. The project was published multiple times.

2015 Tucker Residence Publications: Kitchen & Mountain Architecture

2013 Ice Chimes Publication: SKA worked with Moskow Linn on the Ice Chimes installation.


2007 Modern Masterpiece (published article while at MGA): Sam worked as a staff architect on the design of this house while at MGA and also worked on the construction side of the project.

2006 Aspen Animal Shelter (nonprofit work, designed and built at Poss Architecture and planning): Sam worked on this charity project to design and build dog houses for auction at the Aspen animal shelter gala. The dog house took 1st place in the competition and sold for over $20,000 to support animals in the Roaring Fork Valley.

2005 Modern Classic (published article while at MGA): Sam worked as a staff architect on this design.

2004 Custom Home, Custom Renovation Merit Award (The Gables, while at MGA): Sam worked as a staff architect at the Paul Residence in Weston, which won the Custom Home Renovation Merit Award from Custom Home Renovation.


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