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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...

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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...

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...

Working with an Architect

Take a deeper dive into the world of architecture and design and pick up some new ideas along the way.

AIA CT 2023 Awards Gala Ceremony

AIA CT 2023 Awards Gala Ceremony

Several members of our team had the pleasure of attending AIA CT's 2023 Awards Gala Ceremony in December which showcased the skills and talents of Connecticut Architects. QA+M Architecture accepted the AIA Elizabeth Mills Brown - Historic Restoration Award for the...

Friday Favorite – Red Thread

Friday Favorite – Red Thread

Friday Favorite featuring Red Thread - a workplace innovation hub designed to support different types of work environments from quiet, heads down concentration to collaborative teamwork…..proudly designed by QA+M Architecture!  

Puerto Vallarta Finishing Board

Puerto Vallarta Finishing Board

We're thinking of bright colors and good tropical vibes as we head into the nor'easter this weekend! Check out this concept board for Puerto Vallarta's newest location opening in Stamford. Associate Principal Jason Davis and Interior Designer Erika Roberts have been...

Red Thread Finish Board

Red Thread Finish Board

The visioning continues! We’re taking a deep dive with Red Thread, contemplating, and selecting a palette of finishes for their new East Hartford headquarters. Interior designer Erika Roberts shares with us, “Inspiration is everywhere. Think outside the box with...

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 34 dedicated professionals, including 16 licensed architects, QA+M has grown to be the 4th largest architectural firm in the Greater Hartford area.

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