Caleb Johnson Studio is a team of award-winning architects, designers, and builders based in Maine.

Our full-service team brings together creative expertise with a deep curiosity for how you want to experience your space. We believe great design is a reflection of an individual and the building site, and there is not a formula related to building styles past or present.

Caleb Johnson Architects + Builders, small home designs, compact floor plans, green homes, cottage in the woods, small cabins, eastern white cedar siding, entry porches, maine living, indoor-outdoor living, maine patio

We specialize in custom design and build services for new homes, renovations, additions, and commercial projects. We are experts in navigating challenging waterfront properties and historic renovations.

Our work is informed by our home base in Maine, with a focus on the landscape, intentional materials, simplicity of expression, and timeless character.

Our Team

Building a lasting connection between being and place.

Caleb Johnson, AIA - Principal Architect
Caleb Johnson, AIA
Principal Architect
(207) 590-2503

Caleb has been designing and building homes since 2003. He is known best for residences that are attuned to the Maine landscape, crafted of natural materials, and practical for today’s lifestyles. Caleb is a licensed architect​ in Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Maryland, Rhode Island, and Illinois, ​and founder of Caleb Johnson Studio and Woodhull Construction.

Patrick Boothe, AIA, LEED AP BD+C - Project Architect
Patrick Boothe, AIA, LEED AP BD+C
Project Manager
(207) 699-4625 x105

Patrick is a Project Manager with Caleb Johnson Studio and leads the commercial design studio. A Maine-licensed Architect with nearly 15 years of professional experience, Patrick has served a wide range of project types; from small residential additions to multi-million dollar urban developments while practicing previously in the DC area. Patrick, originally from Ohio, moved to Maine in 2014 with his wife Jocelyn to adopt ‘the way life should be’. Patrick is involved with several local organizations including Friends of Woodford’s Corner, Portland Society for Architecture and AIA Maine. Patrick has a Bachelor of Arts in Architecture from Miami (OH) University and a Master of Architecture from Washington University in St Louis.

David Duncan Morris, AIA, NCARB -
David Duncan Morris, AIA, NCARB
Project Manager
(207) 699-4670 x108

David has been practicing architecture since 2002. Before moving to Vacationland, he spent more than a decade working on residential and commercial projects in Washington, DC.  As an architect, he is deeply interested in creating architecture that relates to the land on which it sits and an honest use of materials; creating buildings of place. Color, texture, furniture, artifacts, light and views are ever present in his thought process. He finds the ocean restorative and can often be found with his partner chasing their dogs around the beaches

Jason Colpitts -
Jason Colpitts
Architectural Designer
(207) 699-4606 x103

Jason has been an architectural designer at Caleb Johnson Studio since 2014. He graduated with his Masters in Architecture in 2013 from Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston, MA.  Before designing in the office, Jason spent time working as a carpenter building high-end, custom homes in Southern Maine to better understand the building processes first hand. Born in Saco, Maine, Jason returned to Southern Maine after school to pursue his passion for creating exceptional spaces by combining conceptual creativity with careful craftsmanship.

Teresa Telander -
Teresa Telander
Project Architect
207-283-8777 ext. 101
Teresa is a Swedish national, born and raised in Spain, who gained her Architecture training and licensure in the United Kingdom. As a UK registered Architect, she practiced in London at a highly regarded firm for several years before moving to Maine in 2008. In Portland, she spent nine years as Architect and Associate at a local award-winning architecture studio. She has a wide range of experience spanning commercial, educational and residential work. She cares about finding the right solution to each and every challenge, and is patient about this discovery process. Teresa joined Caleb Johnson Studio in 2018 as Project Architect.
Outside of the studio, she enjoys traveling, gardening, pottery, and spending time with her boat builder husband and two young sons.
Josh Jacques -
Josh Jacques
Architectural Designer
(207) 699-4641 x107

Josh is a licensed architect managing various residential and commercial projects within the firm. He currently holds a Bachelors of Science in Architecture from The Catholic University of America. Previously, he worked in Washington D.C. on projects ranging from renovations to large multi-family and mixed-use buildings. His devotion to the natural world brings along an honest and balanced design approach to all projects.

Stacey Woodworth, AIA, NCARB -
Stacey Woodworth, AIA, NCARB
Architectural Designer
(207) 699-4640

Stacey is a Maine-licensed architect. She was born and raised in the Toronto area prior to moving to Montreal to study at McGill University, graduating with a degree in Cognitive Science. She subsequently earned a Bachelor of Environmental Design and Master of Architecture at Dalhousie University in Nova Scotia.  After spending several years working in New York City and Boston, she moved to Maine, drawn to the familiarity of the rugged and humbling landscapes. She favors architecture that defers to its surroundings and advocates for sustainable building practices.

Bud Angst -
Bud Angst
Architectural Designer

Bud joined the studio in July 2017 after receiving a Masters of Architecture from Wentworth Institute of Technology. He has years of experience as the lead designer for a Maine-based timber frame design-build contractor. He believes great architecture should be achievable and attainable.

Lydia Mather -
Lydia Mather
Architectural Designer
(207) 699-4531 x113

Lydia was born and raised in Downeast Maine before moving to Portland after graduating. She graduated with a bachelors in architecture from the University of Maine at Augusta and has been practicing architecture at Caleb Johnson Studio since 2017.

Amanda Cleary -
Amanda Cleary
Sales Coordinator / Office Manager
(207) 699-4692 x100

As the sales coordinator and office manager at Caleb Johnson Studio and Woodhull, Amanda is often clients’ first point of contact. She walks them through the design and construction process and connects them with their team. Born and raised in New York, she graduated with a B.F.A. from St. Michael’s College in Vermont and, after 10 years of living and working in Brooklyn, N.Y., made the move to Kennebunk with her husband and two children. She is drawn to the natural beauty of Maine and the lagniappe for her is working alongside designers and craftsmen who complement this beauty.

Amy Kronenthal, CPA -
Amy Kronenthal, CPA
Chief Financial Officer
(207) 699-4685 x109

With years of experience in both private and public accounting, Amy guides CJS’s entrepreneurial vision with a steady hand and positive, thoughtful attention in all matters financial for clients, partners and staff.

Darlene Gregoire -
Darlene Gregoire
Construction Administrator
(207) 699-4686 x110

Friendly + Experienced.

With years of design and construction office experience, she is positive, thorough, and insightful when supporting her coworkers.

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