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February 12, 2011

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From Our Portfolio: Fuzion Medical Aesthetic Boutique

February 9, 2011

Photo credits: Olson Photography (above and 2nd through 5th below), Karin Patriquin (1st below) / FUZION COMBINES ART AND SCIENCE, AESTHETICS AND FUNCTIONALITY When the owners of a new medical aesthetics group were looking for space to open their practice, they found that the building at 2 Chestnut Street, in the heart of Branford, would…

Tri-Town Family Practice

February 4, 2011

TRITOWN FAMILY PRACTICE This medical office in Essex, CT, is a family practice which took over a medical space from a radiology group. We looked at a number of ways to reconfigure the available space, while keeping as much of the infrastructure intact as possible. In the schematic phase, we drew up 3 schemes, in…

Industrial Architecture

January 13, 2011

Buildings housing industrial processes have historically been designed either efficiently for the process, or aesthetically to create a pleasing facade in a neighborhood. Recent architectural projects show that both are possible – an efficient building meant to invite the public in. Three main aspects of these designs are the entry, the office space, and the…

Connecticut’s Industries

January 10, 2011

Construction of Q Bridge, New Haven, CT Though famed for its rural loveliness, Connecticut derives most of its wealth from industry. Textiles, silverware, sewing machines, and clocks and watches are among Connecticut’s historic manufactures. The state’s principal industries today produce transportation equipment, especially helicopters, aircraft parts, and nuclear submarines; heavy industrial machinery, electrical equipment, electronics and computer equipment;…

Connecticut Industry by Numbers

January 7, 2011

The numbers are in Connecticut’s Department of Labor has posted Employment by Industry numbers for 2010. Here is a summary: Top 5 Industries, by employment 1. Services (840,520) 2. Retail Trade (303,460) 3. Manufacturing (251,600) 4. Finance, Insurance, and Real Estate (152,270) 5. Government, including Post Office (111,860) Top 5 Manufacturing, by employment 1. Transportation…

Happy New Year!

December 31, 2010

Quebec City, 2010. Photo, Angelo Accomando. As 2010 comes to a close we want to thank you for your support. May 2011 bring you balance and harmony, vision and clarity, inspiration and integrity. /   “For last year’s words belong to last year’s language And next year’s words await another voice. And to make an…

Traveling Architect: Quebec City

December 15, 2010

Inner Courtyard of the Seminaire de Quebec. All photos, Angelo Accomando ‘Here was a small bit of mediaeval Europe perched upon a rock, and dried for keeping, in this north-east corner of America, a curiosity that has not its equal, in its kind, on this side of the ocean … We rode about as if…

A NORTHERN AUBERGE

November 29, 2010

Photos: Angelo Accomando The Auberge Saint-Antoine in Quebec City, QC, has a history as varied as that of the city in which it is situated. The oldest section was originally a house built in 1725 by a French fur trader. In 1822, following the Seven Year War, a stone warehouse, now the hotel’s restaurant, was…

TOOLS OF THE TRADE

November 17, 2010

From Left to Right: Guilford Residence, Chestnut Building, and Kitchen Zinc in New Haven, CT TOOLS OF THE TRADE What happens when you hire an architect? How many steps are involved in planning an ideal space? What kinds of documents are created? Take a look at the drawings from three projects as they go through…