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Sustainable design for a new elementary school

Sustainable design for a new elementary school

One of our current projects, which we couldn’t be more excited about, is designing a nature-based independent school, called Slate School, on former farmlands in North Haven, Connecticut. The school’s educational philosophy is centered around discovery, curiosity, and nature. We’re no strangers to design for early childhood education with nature as a core principle, with… Continue Reading

Designing a nature-based school

Designing a nature-based school

Recently, we have been asking ourselves how to design to support the educational philosophy of curiosity and nature-based learning for a new independent elementary school called Slate School. When designing for a school, in particular, it’s essential to strongly adhere to its core principles in order to create the best environment for learning. To this end,… Continue Reading

How to design apartments to wow millennials

How to design apartments to wow millennials

Who are the millennials? We hear the term used often, but what does it really mean? Originally named to designate those who would be graduating high school in 2000, the term now describes people born roughly between 1980 and 2000, which makes millennials today anywhere from 17 to 37 years old. This a large swath… Continue Reading

What makes a street come to life?

What makes a street come to life?

We have been working on three buildings in historic Norwich, Connecticut, where masonry and stone-faced buildings line a brick-sidewalked street linking City Hall to Main Street. Buildings are 2 to 5 stories high on both sides, hinting at the once bustling city nicknamed the Rose of Connecticut. Historic buildings are difficult to maintain and building… Continue Reading

Welcome to the Team, Jennifer Shea!

Welcome to the Team, Jennifer Shea!

Jennifer Shea has recently joined our team as our new associate! Jennifer brings 12 years of prior experience to our design team, including advanced Revit modeling, rendering and construction detailing. She currently works as project architect on our Multi-Family and Historic Renovation projects. Read her full bio here. We recently sat down with Jennifer to… Continue Reading

Developers of 3 Norwich buildings love city’s charm

Developers of 3 Norwich buildings love city’s charm

  NORWICH — A Bronx developer has closed this week on the sale of three commercial buildings on lower Broadway in downtown Norwich, with plans to develop them in the near future. Randy Persaud is the new owner of the Fairhaven building, at 24-28 Broadway, along with 51-53 and 59-61 Broadway, which are on either… Continue Reading

Bronx developer purchases 3 downtown Norwich buildings

Bronx developer purchases 3 downtown Norwich buildings

NORWICH – Bronx developer Randy Persaud extended his hand and received a set of keys for the vacant building at 51-53 Broadway from his attorney Tuesday afternoon and put them in his pocket. “Now it’s real,” he said a few minutes later. Persaud’s Bronx-based Stackstone Group development company on Tuesday completed the purchase of three… Continue Reading

How We’re Implementing The Fitwel System in Our Own Office

How We’re Implementing The Fitwel System in Our Own Office

Big news around these parts—we have taken the Fitwel test! The Fitwel System is a building certification standard that optimizes building occupant health and productivity through targeted improvements to workplace design and policies. Typically, these measure large office complexes or government buildings. But we thought it would be fun to look into how a small office… Continue Reading

Fitwel: A Building Certification for Healthy Workplaces

Fitwel: A Building Certification for Healthy Workplaces

If you know about our firm, you know that we care deeply about sustainable practices in design and construction. To that end, Karin recently became an Ambassador of The Fitwel System, a building certification standard that optimizes building occupant health and productivity through targeted improvements to workplace design and policies. Fitwel is a building certification that… Continue Reading

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Patriquin Architects
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New Haven, CT 06513
203-535-1688

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