D|A Welcomes Lahar

Michael Lahar

Mitchell Lahar

Portsmouth, NH – DeStefano Architects (D|A), PLLC, recently hired Mitchell Lahar as a project coordinator for the firm. He was previously employed at Black River Design Architects, PLC in Montpelier, Vt. and has hands-on experience working with finish carpenters.

Lahar’s background in small commercial work will lend valuable contribution to the firm’s portfolio of restaurants, retail, industrial and mixed-use design.


For the past two decades DeStefano Architects, located in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, has provided unparalleled design services to clients throughout New England. The firm’s vast experience covers a wide array of project types varying in size and complexity. DeStefano Architects is dedicated to creating environments that function efficiently and improve quality of life.

D|A recently received five 2014 Cornerstone Awards from the New Hampshire Homebuilder’s Association; three for interior and exterior residential design in downtown Portsmouth and two for commercial projects – Ristorante Massimo in downtown Portsmouth and the Administration Building design for the YMCA Camp Belknap in Tuftonboro, N.H.