William Maclay - Vermont Architects and Planners
Choices in Sustainability
Our Team

For over 37 years, we have been leaders in environmental design. We are experienced in commercial, institutional, planning, historic preservation, multifamily and single family residential projects. All of our projects meet the highest levels of environmental performance. Many projects either are, or are anticipated to be, LEED Gold or Platinum rated projects as well as over 10 net zero projects.

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Maclay Architects has received numerous awards for excellence in design and environmental innovation. This includes Vermont AIA, NESEA, Vermont Governors award for Environmental Excellence, Efficiency Vermont, and others. We are a professional corporation offering standard architectural services, feasibility and planning studies, space planning, historic preservation services, site assessments, environmental and permit consulting. WMAP has offered professional services nationally since 1981.

MA Team 5Maclay Architects is an architecture and planning firm specializing in the design of buildings that take care of human needs and aspirations while incorporating energy and resource conservation, optimal indoor air quality, healthy building design technologies and environmentally responsive land use planning.

Our teams work in a studio format to provide a focus of experience to the appropriate project types, but all staff in the office offer contributions to the success if a project as necessary. Of our current 11 staff, 5 are registered architects, 5 are LEED APs and 2 are Passive House certified consultants. Our staff has diverse experience in a broad range of project types, and all share a commitment to and experience with environmental design.

Bill Maclay, AIA, LEED AP is actively engaged with our clients, leads the overall direction of projects, and establishes firm standards. He has specialized in environmental design, planning and construction since 1971. Bill was the recipient of the 2007 Terry Ehrich Award from Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility. Maclay Architects has strong relationships with civil, structural, MEP, environmental, energy, and construction consultants. We have established partnering relationships with construction managers and contractors so that owners have a productive and proactive team focused on the highest quality of work for all budgets.