About Michael Petrovick Architects, PLLC
Michael Petrovick Architects is a small architecture firm filled with people that are passionate about design and connecting with our clients. We are a firm of listeners and designers. We will engage you in a process of discovery, helping to uncover all the needs your building project must fulfill. We are alchemists, meaning we translate your vision into something better than you can imagine.
We take inspiration from the charming historic New England architecture that surrounds us. Using the backdrop of our community, we are equally versed in preserving or adapting historic buildings for new uses as we are designing modern buildings that fit within the community fabric.
- Building Assessments
- Feasibility Studies
- Master Planning
- Adaptive Reuse and Historic Building Rehabilitation and Preservation
- Architectural Design
- Construction Observation
- Project Management
Meet our Team
Michael Petrovick Architects is guided by a set of five values.
- Accountability to ourselves and to our clients
- Authenticity in everything we do
- Leadership in our profession
- Responsibility to design sustainably
- Teamwork produces the best projects
Mike Petrovick, NCARB, AIA
Michael Petrovick founded the firm from a desire to provide clients with a different level of service. With 35 years of experience in architecture, he brings strong attention to detail, expert communication skills, and solid project management to all his projects. He is equally versed in historic rehabilitation and new construction. Regardless of the project type or style, Mike’s goal is to work with his team to bring his clients’ visions to reality effortlessly and efficiently.
Mike is a registered architect in MA, NH, ME, VT, NJ, and NY. He has served on the Board of Directors for AIA New Hampshire since 2018 and is the current President of the chapter. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Architecture from the New York Institute of Technology. When not at work you can find him enjoying the great outdoors either skiing in the mountains, playing golf on the green, or on the water in his boat.
As Project Manager, John Ramsay ensures all team members communicate and contribute to a successful project. His oversight of schedule and budget keeps projects running smoothly, and his knowledge of building codes makes him an asset to any team.
John’s love of learning keeps him abreast of new and emerging building materials and methodologies. He enjoys the interdisciplinary nature of building projects and the chance to share insights with his team.
John holds a Bachelor of Architecture degree from Keene State College with a Minor in Safety Study. Outside of studying for his upcoming Architect Registration Exam, he enjoys spending time with his young family.
Emily Heaton is a Senior Designer based in our Keene, NH, office. She has over six years of experience working on various industrial, educational, multi-family residential, commercial, affordable housing, and municipal projects in several New England states. As a Senior Designer, Emily is responsible for managing and producing projects of varying size, scope, and complexity.
Like other colleagues here at MPA, Emily is a former student of Mike Petrovick and earned her Bachelor of Science in Architecture at Keene State College. Emily is currently studying and preparing for the architect registration exams.
Outside the realm of architecture, Emily enjoys various crafts, baking, scenic drives, and spending time with her husband and two cats (and planning to welcome her baby this fall!).
Hunter Davis is an Architectural Designer that effortlessly coordinates information from clients and consultants into building models and drawing sets. He’s equally comfortable designing spaces that enhance his clients’ work and/or lives as he is developing the technical drawings to move projects from vision to reality.
Hunter is a graduate of Keene State College where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Architecture. While studying architecture he worked on several sustainability grants, which influenced his commitment to sustainable design practices. A native of Vermont, he strives to incorporate natural elements into every project.
Keaton Hankus is a Junior Designer based in our Amesbury, MA, office. He contributes to various projects, collaborating with clients and consultants as an integral member of our team. Keaton firmly believes in continuous learning and strives to keep up with the latest architectural trends and technologies and explore new ideas and concepts.
Keaton earned his Bachelor of Science and Master of Architecture degrees from Norwich University, where he also received the Citizens Architect Award and a first-place AIA design competition award. As part of his studies, Keaton spent several months in Berlin, Germany, immersing himself in architectural and cultural studies.
In his personal time, Keaton enjoys various sports, activities, and interests, including surfing, photography, mountain biking, traveling, kayaking, hiking, and dirt biking, to name a few.
Kristen brings over 30 years of experience in marketing, multimedia communications, operations, project management, web design and optimization, and data management in various settings and industries to her role as our Office Manager and Project Administrator. In addition to ensuring our operations and facilities run smoothly, Kristen contributes to our communications, industry research, project management, and client management.
Born and raised in Massachusetts, a graduate of Colby College in Maine, and a current New Hampshire resident, Kristen spends much of her time enjoying the many different outdoor activities, sports, and opportunities our four seasons in New England offer, usually alongside her husband and 12-year-old daughter. She also loves reading, cooking, music, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.
Interested in a career with Michael Petrovick Architects?
We’re always on the lookout to round out our team. Be sure to visit our Careers page to check out open positions and more information about joining our firm.