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Friends Center for Children, Patriquin Architects, New Haven CT Architectural Services
Guilford Residence, Patriquin Architects, New Haven CT Architectural Services
Roia Restaurant, Patriquin Architects, New Haven, CT Architectural Services
Guilford Post and Beam Barn, Patriquin Architects, New Haven CT Architectural Services
Fuzion Medical Aesthetics, Patriquin Architects, New Haven, CT

PATRIQUIN ARCHITECTS is a team of architects and designers based in New Haven, CT. The office has a broad range of experience in a variety of institutional, commercial and residential projects.


Our firm is dedicated to the development of elegant, sustainable design solutions. The studio setting of the office allows for collaborative design and excellence. Our approach to team design to include our clients, our engineering consultants and our construction partners brings a sense of engagement from all parties, resulting in successful and lasting designs.

New Construction

Whether it is a new home, an office space, a restaurant, a medical facility or a mixed-use building, Patriquin Architects ensures that each structure…

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Historic Buildings

Historic buildings present unique challenges and opportunities. At the start of every historic building project, we evaluate the condition of the…

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Alteration & Renovation

Over their lifespans, most buildings will have many different owners and tenants -- and perhaps many different uses. Patriquin Architects…

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Site Analysis & Feasibility

To help our clients determine the best use of their property, Patriquin Architects offers feasibility and site planning services. These…

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Multi-Family Housing
Karin Patriquin, AIA, LEED AP, Principal
Paolo Campos, AIA, NOMA, Senior Associate
Kristin Irwin, Assoc. AIA, Design Associate
Brian Gonzalez, Architectural Designer


About the Friends Center for Children:
This charming building creates a friendly environment for the very young child. The scale and warmth of its materials relate to the child, the primary user.
– AIA Connecticut 2015 Design Award

It’s good to know you can have good architectural design – light, airy, comfortable and efficient – and know that it’s also ‘responsible, green’ design.
– Owner, Kitchen Zinc

The team at Patriquin Architects is extremely hands on, and efficient at following up on any issues critical to the construction schedule. They are very good at problem solving and team resolutions.
– Owner’s Representative, Friends Center for Children.


Restaurant Design: Space Flow

By Karin | November 17, 2016

What makes a restaurant layout efficient? And why is this important? At the most basic level, an efficient circulation flow and sight lines are the two main factors. Efficient circulation paths for the patron and for staff are essential to keep people and food moving efficiently to decrease wait times, and to allow for maximum… Continue Reading


Restaurant Design: Seating

By Karin | November 16, 2016

The design of seating arrangements for a restaurant should reflect the type of cuisine and service that is envisioned. Ideally, a seating layout will have different types of tables, a combination of fixed and flexible arrangements, and will accommodate both small and large parties. Here are some types:       2-TOPS and 4-TOPS The building… Continue Reading


Restaurant Design: Lighting

By Karin | November 15, 2016

Lighting is one of the key elements in giving a restaurant its character and atmosphere. Beyond the basic level of light necessary for any space, the patron’s experience of the restaurant is heightened by the quality of light and decorative aspects of the lighting fixtures. There are 3 main types of lighting: Ambient lighting, which… Continue Reading


Restaurant Design: The Details

By Karin | November 14, 2016

What brings the design of a restaurant to a cohesive whole is the sum of its details: – the materials palette: architectural finishes, cabinetry, flooring, fabrics, architectural detailing – the marketing materials: branding, signage, menus, business cards – the decorative elements: artwork, accessories – the table settings: table cloths, napkins & rings, tableware. Here are… Continue Reading


20 Grand Ave, New Haven, CT 06513



Patriquin Architects
20 Grand Avenue
New Haven, CT 06513