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Throwback Thursday: Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art

Throwback Thursday: Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art

Throwback Thursday from QA+M's Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art project, a historic restoration of the first public Art Museum in the United States. Smith Edwards McCoy Architects, who merged with QA+M Architecture back in 2017, kept the historic details alive while...

Acton Public Library Renovation Renders

Acton Public Library Renovation Renders

Our team has been busy developing a design for the upcoming Acton Public Library renovation. As seen in the renderings, the new design includes furniture and finishes upgrades to the interior of the building as well as replacing the front exterior of the building with...

5th Annual Gingerbread House Competition

5th Annual Gingerbread House Competition

QA+M Architecture had so much fun this year creating the “Up, Up, and Icing Away” house to benefit the AIA Connecticut 5th annual gingerbread competition supporting Make-A-Wish® Connecticut. Thank you, Richard Turlington Architects Inc, for coordinating this fantastic...

Renovated Manchester NH VA Medical Center

Renovated Manchester NH VA Medical Center

Completed in May 2023, QA+M Architecture designed an improved entry sequence for the Manchester NH VA Medical Center by enclosing the existing ramp, adding an elevator and covered connection to a new vehicle drop-off.  

4 FUN FACTS about Daniel Lopez, Assoc. AIA…..

4 FUN FACTS about Daniel Lopez, Assoc. AIA…..

At QA+M Architecture, our dedicated and talented team of design professionals often bring ideas to life by way of their own unique skills and personalities. This week, we’re taking the opportunity to highlight four fun facts about Daniel! I was born in Bogota,...

Bristol City Hall Renovation Progress

Bristol City Hall Renovation Progress

Additions and renovations at Bristol City Hall are wrapping up this month as city personnel is currently moving into their fabulous new facility. The original 1960’s building was gutted to the original cast-in-place structure and fully renovated inside and out...

Hispanic Heritage Month- Puerto Vallarta Restaurant

Hispanic Heritage Month- Puerto Vallarta Restaurant

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, we're highlighting the vibrant renovation of the Puerto Vallarta restaurant in Stamford. This authentic Mexican restaurant seats approximately 200 people and features floor-to-ceiling hand painted mural walls, decorative lighting,...

2023 CONN NAHRO Golf Outing

2023 CONN NAHRO Golf Outing

Couldn’t have asked for better weather yesterday as two QA+M teams “hit-the-links” at the CONN NAHRO 25th Annual John J. Kelly Golf Outing supporting the event as a Platinum Sponsor. The annual tournament was established to raise funds to assist young adults from...

Philip R. Smith School Gains “Blue Ribbon” Status

Philip R. Smith School Gains “Blue Ribbon” Status

Congratulations to Philip R. Smith School, and the outstanding teachers, students and parents who made this honor possible! South Windsor’s newest elementary school, designed by MPN Architects who merged with QA+M Architecture back in 2021, has become a National Blue...

ON THE BOARDS: Proposed Community / Senior Center

ON THE BOARDS: Proposed Community / Senior Center

ON THE BOARDS: A conceptual design for a new Senior / Community Center. The proposed 30,000 SF community center features a full-size gym, roof deck patio, multiple gathering spaces, administrative, and health services nestled into a river valley hillside taking...

2023 QA+M Summer Fun

2023 QA+M Summer Fun

All work & no play at QA+M Architecture this Summer? NO WAY!! From an evening at a Hartford Yard Goats Baseball game, a beautiful day sailing and touring the new North Branford High School with CREW CT, to our annual company BBQ, we are so grateful to take time...

4 FUN FACTS about Hillary Kossou, Assoc. AIA…..

4 FUN FACTS about Hillary Kossou, Assoc. AIA…..

At QA+M Architecture, our dedicated and talented team of design professionals often bring ideas to life by way of their own unique skills and personalities. This week, we’re taking the opportunity to highlight four fun facts about Hillary! I was born in Cotonou,...

Bristol Arts and Innovation Magnet School Takes Home Fourth Award

Bristol Arts and Innovation Magnet School Takes Home Fourth Award

We are honored to be a recipient of the 2023 Elizabeth Mills Brown Historic Restoration Award from AIA CT & Preservation CT for the design of the Bristol Arts and Innovations Magnet School (BAIMS). The Elizabeth Mills Brown Award honors excellence in the...

4 FUN FACTS about Jomar Alvarado, Assoc. AIA….. 

4 FUN FACTS about Jomar Alvarado, Assoc. AIA….. 

At QA+M Architecture, our dedicated and talented team of design professionals often bring ideas to life by way of their own unique skills and personalities. Here are some fun facts about Jomar we thought were interesting and wanted to share! I actively volunteer in my...

QA+M’s Architect Rocco Petitto Wins AIA CT Design Award

QA+M’s Architect Rocco Petitto Wins AIA CT Design Award

Congratulations to Architect, Rocco Petitto! His futuristic rendering of the proposed Goodwin University Technical High School was selected for a Merit Award in the AIA Connecticut 2023 Drawing Awards. The jury complimented Rocco’s rendering saying it “was an amazing...

WELCOME Hillary & Jomar!

WELCOME Hillary & Jomar!

We look forward to getting to know you both as you showcase your unique abilities & talents here at QA+M Architecture!  

Meet Our Summer Interns!

Meet Our Summer Interns!

Ryan Varano is new to QA+M Architecture, he’s in his third year at Endicott College studying Architecture. Joshua Walters is a returning summer intern who will continue his third year at Savannah College of Art and Design as an Interior Design major. We asked our...

QA+M Architecture Receives CT Preservation Award for Bristol AIMS

QA+M Architecture Receives CT Preservation Award for Bristol AIMS

The Bristol Arts & Innovation Magnet School project was presented with an Award of Merit at the 2023 Connecticut Preservation Awards. The awards recognize projects which demonstrate the many ways historic places contribute to the life and vitality of Connecticut...

QA+M Architecture Wins 2023 CT CREW Awards

QA+M Architecture Wins 2023 CT CREW Awards

A huge THANK YOU to CREW CT for hosting their Annual Blue Ribbon Awards last night at the Mark Twain House & Museum in Hartford, CT.  We salute your commitment to celebrating excellence in Connecticut’s real estate industry by awarding Bristol Arts &...

Welcome, Lori Donadio!

Welcome, Lori Donadio!

Our team keeps on GROWING! Say “HI” to Lori Donadio, AIA, as she joins QA+M Architecture as an Associate of the firm. We are excited to have you on board and look forward to collaborating with you on future projects!

Welcome to the Team!

Welcome to the Team!

A warm WELCOME to Rosa & Tanner from the whole team here at QA+M Architecture! We’re always working to build a strong, passionate, collaborative team, and we know you’ll both fit right in!

QA+M Celebrates Two Architects Passing Their AIA Exams

QA+M Celebrates Two Architects Passing Their AIA Exams

Congratulations to Josh Arthur and Erin, who passed their final ARE exams!"It's certainly a relief to pass and knowing all the work up to this point has been worth it. Moving forward, I'm excited to maybe run my own projects more," said Josh."It's a huge relief and...

2022 AIA CT Awards Gala

2022 AIA CT Awards Gala

QA+M had an exceptional time at the annual AIA CT Awards Gala. For the second year in a row, we are honored to be recognized with the JEDI Challenge Award (certificate proudly held by Erin Benken). Principal Thomas P. Arcari II received his 25th Anniversary medal and...

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