Trinity College Long Walk
The historic Long Walk buildings are the very heart of the Trinity College campus, and their restoration and renovation required the full range of QA+M’s preservation skills. This complex of historic buildings, designed by William Burges and completed in 1897, underwent complete exterior restoration, including: Stone masonry, Steel windows, Leaded glass, Slate roofing and copper flashings, Copper gutter systems, Stone and terracotta ornamentation.

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The plans of the buildings were modified to recreate the original entry and suite layouts, and the interiors were renovated to provide code-complying exit ways and fire stairs, new bathroom facilities, restored finishes, and new furnishings. QA+M also coordinated the mechanical improvements to the buildings, including new heating and cooling systems, upgraded electrical service, extended fire alarm and sprinkler protection, and a new hard-wired telecommunications system within the extended campus-wide computer networking system.

CLIENT

Trinity College

LOCATION

Hartford, CT

YEAR COMPLETED

2008

SIZE

98,500 SF

COST

$35 Million
2009 AIA Connecticut Design Award

QA+M Architecture is a full-service architectural firm that provides programming, planning and interior design for clients in Commercial, community, education, healthcare, historical, housing, and recreational/athletic markets. Staffed by 35 dedicated professionals, including 15 licensed architects, the firm has grown into one of the 10 largest architectural firms in Connecticut.

 

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