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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
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
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!
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!
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!
AIA CT: Slam Dunk Bowling Invitational
Another successful AIA Bowling Night. Thank you @aiact for a fun night and congratulations to our team for taking home the bowling pin award!
2023 International Women’s Day
Behind every successful woman is herself. Happy International Women's Day from the Ladies at QA+M!
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...
New Year, New Promotions! QA+M Architecture Celebrates Four Outstanding Architects
Since 2002, QA+M Architecture has been providing complete architectural services to public and private clients throughout Connecticut. With a staff of 33, the firm’s range of services include architectural design, planning and interior design, feasibility studies, and...
In the Community
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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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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...
Ribbon Cutting at Windham Senior and Community Center
Open for business! QA+M Architecture was honored to take part of the celebration in the Windham community as the ribbon was cut for the new Senior and Community Center!
Working with an Architect
Take a deeper dive into the world of architecture and design and pick up some new ideas along the way.
University of Saint Joseph Dorm Bathroom Renovation Finish Board
QA+M’s proposed finish board for USJ to renovate dorm bathrooms for the upcoming school year with a fresh, neutral palette.
Ask An Architect: What’s your favorite architectural style?
We asked the QA+M office what their favorite type of architectural style and the answers were so interesting!
Valentine’s Day Inspiring Finish Board
Red symbolizes action, passion, and energy. Bringing a little color to you this Valentine's Day
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
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...
5 Interior Design Trends for Corporate Spaces
It’s safe to say that COVID-19 played a role in the transformation of office spaces. While many people are working remotely, there are those who have returned to the office to discover space with a much different look. From aesthetics to acoustics, designers and...
To Restore or Not to Restore: Historic Wood Windows
For the last several decades, replacement windows have been so aggressively marketed to architects and homeowners alike that frequently, the design professional’s first impulse in the renovation of any historic building is to replace the windows. Only about 20% of a...
The Client Perspective: Healthcare Design
We recently chatted with client Donna Rizzio, CEO of Hartford Orthopedic Surgeons, about the multiple healthcare locations designed by QA+M. Our design solutions needed to fulfill her mission to demonstrate Hartford Orthopedic’s level of care through supportive and...
Collective Design Intelligence: Engage!
Growing up, I was a huge fan of Star Trek. I was fascinated by the possibility of exploring strange new worlds and civilizations. I also admired the crew and each members’ focus: navigation, communications, information, propulsion, defense, and health. They all worked...
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 33 dedicated professionals, including 18 licensed architects, the firm has grown into one of the 10 largest architectural firms in Connecticut.
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