Alnoba – Where Inspiration Meets Action

Alnoba is a sustainable and socially responsible gathering place for leadership development programs, meetings, retreats and social events that provides a unique place to reflect, connect and create change.

We offer well-appointed cabins and houses for accommodations, indoor/outdoor meeting and function spaces, leadership development services, state-of-the-art audio-visual equipment, farm-to-table dining and an expert support staff to ensure you and your team have the best experience possible.  Our 400+ acres of woods and grounds are ideal for team building activities and includes walking trails, ponds, ropes course and a one of a kind aerial park adventure.

If you are interested in reserving Alnoba for your next event, please email gather@alnoba.org.

Alnoba will be the first mixed use building in North America to be certified as a Passive House, and will be the first Passive House building to include an open fireplace. Alnoba was designed by the master architect Matthew O’Malia at GO Logic in Belfast, Maine.

200-year-old New England barn timber frames from Preservation Timber Framing form the interior structure of the gallery.

Stone cladding, using real granite, was installed over the foundation’s cement walls to recreate the look and feel of a traditional New England barn. In fact, the entire building is based on New England barn architecture but with a contemporary twist.

When you walk into Alnoba’s 2,400 sq. ft. Great Room, the first thing noticed is the central stone fireplace, measuring 12’ x 16’. The granite was taken from two local quarries, one in Fitzwilliams, NH and the other in Berwick, ME, so the stone is weathered, helping create a time worn look to the fireplace. This is a deliberate design feature to honor the past while creating a welcoming environment.

Perhaps some of the most extraordinary elements of the building are the triple pane windows, providing heat insulation while allowing you to enjoy the view of the forest or fields from every room. These windows are one of the basic features of a Passive House standard building.

As you explore the property you will find thought-provoking works of art. It is our intention to share outdoor experiential works of art that fuel reflection and inner transformation. The collection includes pieces created by acclaimed artists Orly Ganger, John Lopez, Andy Goldsworthy, Michele Oka Doner, Dewitt Godfrey, Allan Houser and Pablo Atchugarry.

Watershed, by renowned artist and naturalist, Andy Goldsworthy, is tucked in the woods, a short walk behind Alnoba

Installation in almost complete of Israeli artist, Orly Ganger’s piece, (to be titled), located on the field in front of Alnoba