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Make-A-Wish Gingerbread Evening

Make-A-Wish Gingerbread Evening

Led by Richard Turlington Architects Inc, our team was excited to participate in the 5th Annual Gingerbread House Competition that helped raise over $10,000 to grant a child’s wish through the Make-A-Wish Foundation! Thank you, Make-A-Wish CT, for inviting us for a...

2023 IIDA New England Festival of Trees

2023 IIDA New England Festival of Trees

CONGRATULATIONS to Erika Roberts, Carolina Hernandez, and Jason Levy for taking home the “Best in Show” award in the inaugural IIDA New England Festival of Trees gathering at Interscape Commercial Environments! Inspired by Pantone’s 2023 color of the year “Viva...

World Teachers’ Day

World Teachers’ Day

QA+M Architecture is extremely proud to partner with many local school districts across the State to create inspiring educational environments that support 21st century learning. Thank you to our teachers today, World Teachers' Day, and every day, we truly appreciate...

Together for CCMC Toy Drive

Together for CCMC Toy Drive

This year, QA+M Architecture teamed up with McKearney Associates, Inc to support the 3rd Annual Christmas in July Toy Drive! We collected dozens of new toys for the children and youth of Connecticut Children's Medical Center. A huge thank you to our friends Doug Kruse...

New Memorial Boulevard Bridge Honors Veterans

New Memorial Boulevard Bridge Honors Veterans

In honor of Independence Day, QA+M Architecture wants to show our appreciation for all of our military and veteran service members. We are proud to say that our firm was selected to design the Memorial Boulevard bridge in Bristol, CT with the intention of honoring the...

GO GREEN! North Branford High School Environmental Fair

GO GREEN! North Branford High School Environmental Fair

QA+M Architecture was recently asked to participate in the North Branford High School Environmental Fair where students and organizations joined together to discuss various topics & programs promoting environmentally friendly practices. Architect, Carson Collier,...

Habitat for Humanity: It Takes Many Hearts to Build a Home

Habitat for Humanity: It Takes Many Hearts to Build a Home

It's been an honor and great pleasure partnering with Habitat for Humanity of North Central CT to help make this vacant property "Home Sweet Home" for a very deserving family. We want to wish the Carmona Family many years of health, happiness and tons of beautiful...

QA+M Celebrates Red Thread’s Grand Opening

QA+M Celebrates Red Thread’s Grand Opening

The QA+M team was excited to celebrate Red Thread's grand opening! Taking just a little over a year to complete, Red Thread's unique "neighborhood" layout and furniture looks absolutely amazing!

Ribbon Cutting at Pierce Memorial Baptist Home

Ribbon Cutting at Pierce Memorial Baptist Home

The QA+M team is proud of our newest principal, Jim Bell, at the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Pierce Memorial Baptist Home.The residential care home was converted to a state-of-the-art memory care facility with 13 units. This project, in collaboration...

QA+M helps Habitat for Humanity

QA+M helps Habitat for Humanity

Boy was it a hot one! Staff at QA+M not only donated hours on the design and plan for this historic Capital Ave. home, we also joined Habitat for Humanity North Central Connecticut for an onsite build day! The plan is to have a veteran and his family live in the home...

QA+M provides STEM education to North Branford students

QA+M provides STEM education to North Branford students

QA+M Architecture, in collaboration with Gilbane Building Company and consultants RZ Design Associates, Inc., Alfred Benesch & Company, and To Design @ FHI Studio, worked with the North Branford Branford School superintendent, principals,...

QA+M’s Associate Principal Angela Cahill, AIA Mentoring

QA+M’s Associate Principal Angela Cahill, AIA Mentoring

We'd like to offer a special congratulations to James Totten, who recently graduated from Bristol Central High School. Over the past few months, James has been mentoring under QA+M's Associate Principal, Angela Cahill. James will be attending the University of...

New cabins are set for the summer at Camp Jewel

New cabins are set for the summer at Camp Jewel

Calling all campers! The ribbon has been cut for the new cabins at Camp Jewel in Colebrook!Jim Bell, the designing principal of this project, completed one of the cabins last year and the remaining two this year.The cabin replaced a dated and worn existing cabin on a...

North Branford High School Topping Off Ceremony

North Branford High School Topping Off Ceremony

QA+M was honored to be apart of today's topping off ceremony for North Branford High School. RZ Design Associates, Inc., Alfred Benesch & Company, Gilbane Building Company, CSG and TO Design LLC have been incredible partners to work with on this journey of new...

National Mentoring Month

National Mentoring Month

January is National Mentoring Month, and at QA+M Architecture we take great pride in educating future architects, designers and engineers. Mike Lane, educational design specialist and Associate at QA+M, leads a group of Bristol students around the construction phase...

CT Institute for Communities Topping Off Ceremony

CT Institute for Communities Topping Off Ceremony

QA+M was delighted to celebrate in the topping off ceremony for the Connecticut Institute for Communities in Danbury. We’re currently working on a four-story addition to an existing office building which includes new medical space, new family medicine suite and...

North Branford High School Groundbreaking Ceremony

North Branford High School Groundbreaking Ceremony

QA+M Architecture was honored to join the Town of North Branford for the groundbreaking of North Branford High School today. The project scope developed into a 106,000-SF new high school for 524 students on the existing site. The school will benefit from a...

Riverfront Torrington Groundbreaking Ceremony

Riverfront Torrington Groundbreaking Ceremony

This project will transform a vacant parcel of land into a four-story mixed-income, mixed-use apartment complex with retail space on the first floor. Located along the Naugatuck River in downtown Torrington, the neighborhood is pedestrian-friendly and has many nearby...

Hartford HealthCare Signing Ceremony

Hartford HealthCare Signing Ceremony

Congratulations Hartford HealthCare! Our team joined the West Hartford community at today’s beam signing ceremony. We look forward to seeing everyone at the ribbon-cutting!

Ribbon Cutting at WYSH House

Ribbon Cutting at WYSH House

Designer Carolina Hernandez was on-site at WYSH House's ribbon cutting ceremony today. This remarkable building provides non-time limited supportive housing and prevention services to underprivileged youth. Please join us in welcoming WYSH House to the Meriden...

Windham Community and Senior Center Groundbreaking Ceremony

Windham Community and Senior Center Groundbreaking Ceremony

Saturday's frigid cold didn't stop the groundbreaking at Windham Community & Senior Center. The 30,000-SF building will house senior and social service offices, recreation and activity spaces, and multi-function rooms. Here's to a great start!

Newtown cuts Ribbon on New Community + Senior Center

Newtown cuts Ribbon on New Community + Senior Center

The Town of Newtown’s new Community and Senior Center opened its doors after a July 19th ribbon-cutting ceremony attended by local officials, community leaders and nearly 200 residents and new members.  Speakers from the event featured First Selectman Dan...

New Wheeler Middle/High School Opens

New Wheeler Middle/High School Opens

Following years of public debate in the Town of North Stonington, on Monday, March 18th, Wheeler Middle/High School staff and students celebrated their first day of classes in their new facility. QA+M Architecture was selected in 2016 to design the $38.5-million...

Hartford Orthopedic Surgeons’ Grand Opening

Hartford Orthopedic Surgeons’ Grand Opening

About 100 people gathered at Hartford Orthopedic Surgeons' new Rocky Hill facility on Thursday to celebrate the recent expansion. This is QA+M's 4th successful outpatient center with Hartford Orthopedic Surgeons. The grand opening was attended by employees, the design...

QA+M seeks input on Veterans Terrace at Community Outreach Event

QA+M seeks input on Veterans Terrace at Community Outreach Event

QA+M Architecture is rehabilitating Veterans Terrace, a 150-unit affordable housing development on Columbus Circle in East Hartford. During a community outreach event on Wednesday, July 11th, QA+M’s Tom Arcari and Carson Collier presented design concepts to...

Thomaston Savings Bank cuts Ribbon

Thomaston Savings Bank cuts Ribbon

Thomaston Savings Bank celebrated the grand reopening of its Watertown branch with a ribbon cutting ceremony and reception on Tuesday, June 26. Attended by local officials, community leaders and the Watertown/Oakville Chamber of Commerce, speakers from the event...

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