About Us

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Studio E is an architectural firm located in southern Maine in the world-renowned "Paper City", Westbrook, Maine.


Margaret Innes


We began Studio E with the idea that we could provide good design for everyone. For us, good design is environmentally responsible design that has an eye on cost and value. It's comfortable to live and work in while still maintaining the infamous architectural "clean lines." We embrace technology for what it can do for you, and not just for its own sake.

Contact - Say Hello, Let’s Work Together

We are located in southern Maine right outside of (the original!) Portland in Westbrook, Maine. You can reach us at margaret@StudioEArchitect.com. Our mailing address is: P.O. Box 1385, Westbrook, ME 04092.

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Margaret Innes

Maine Licensed Architect


Master of Architecture - University of Hawai’i at Manoa

Bachelor of Arts - Smith College, Northampton, ME (Majors: English Literature and Music Theory)

Margaret began practicing architecture in the early 2000s working in Connecticut and Maine. It was in Maine that she worked extensively in historic preservation and began designing sustainably. Margaret became a LEED Accredited Professional in 2004. She earned her specialty in Building, Design and Construction in 2009. Margaret spent 3 years at Fine Lines Construction in its Construction Department as a Project Manager for residential construction. She opened Studio E, Inc. in 2012.

She served on the Board of Directors for the Maine Chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council for six years, two of them as Chair. Margaret spent 14 years on the Village Review Overlay Committee for Westbrook, Maine where she reviewed construction applications in the city’s historic district. Margaret is an EPA certified Lead Renovator as well as being OSHA-10 certified. In 2019 Margaret joined the Board of the Maine Chapter of the Construction Specifications Institute. She serves on the Technology Committee.

She has been certified to teach “Fundamentals of Building Green” and “Construction Management” certification courses as a Green Professional Building Skills (“GPRO”) Instructor for the Urban Green Council in New York City. Margaret has taught online for Southern Maine Community College. She taught Energy Efficiency/Renewable Energy in the Department of Environmental Science at the University of Southern Maine in the spring of 2013. Currently, Margaret is developing a course in Japanese Architecture for the spring semester of 2020 at Central Maine Community College.