Posts by Karin
The Best Master Plans Leverage Member Input. Here’s Why.
Master planning is a complex process, particularly when planners and architects develop a plan covering multiple sites. At Patriquin Architects, we’ve found that it’s essential to engage staff, other site users, and visitors and get their input on how they envision the optimal environment. Collaborating with Connecticut Chapter of Girls Scouts of America Our team…Read More
Welcome to the Team, Molly Straut!
Please join us in giving an enthusiastic welcome to the newest member of our team, Molly Straut! Molly joins Patriquin following several years working for Studio Q Architecture in Waterbury, CT, on commercial projects of varying scales. She received both her Master and Bachelor degrees in Architecture from the University of Hartford, where she was…Read More
Adaptive Reuse: How We Bring New Life to Historic Buildings
Patriquin Architects is located in Connecticut—a state with a large number of historic buildings that were constructed anywhere between the 1600s and the 1950s to serve as housing, manufacturing facilities, or other uses. Some of our favorite projects fall under the category of “adaptive reuse,” whereby we modernize a historic structure to suit a new…Read More
Congratulations to Jeannette Penniman!
We are thrilled to announce the promotion of Jeannette Penniman to Senior Associate at Patriquin Architects. A Connecticut native, she joined our office in 2019, continuing a journey in architecture and environmental stewardship which began at Yale and was followed by working at two pre-eminent architectural firms in San Antonio and Philadelphia. Since her arrival,…Read More
Congratulations to Paolo Campos!
We are pleased to announce the promotion of Paolo Campos to Principal at Patriquin Architects. Paolo joined our office in January 2016 after fifteen years of experience in the field, during which his work spanned projects in higher education, laboratory and research, multi-family, and community. Since his arrival, he has helped create project teams that…Read More
Patriquin Architects – 12 Highlights from 2021
As for many in the construction industry, 2021 was an active year for Patriquin Architects. Projects picked up significant speed after pausing or slowing in 2020; we worked with tenacious contractors to bring construction across the finish line despite pandemic-induced challenges; we reemerged – cautiously – into many professional communities and social events. We have…Read More
How to Use Passive House Principles Successfully in Historic Buildings
As the renovation of our historic 1816 masonry office building, known as the “King’s Block,” nears completion, our firm took the opportunity to put the details of this Passive House retrofit into a presentation that Associate Jeannette Penniman and I were thrilled to give to two recent audiences: An energy-focused group at PhiusCon, the annual…Read More
New Haven Independent – Plans OK’d for Expanded Oyster Farm
Our project for the Quinnipiac River Oyster Farm received 3 unanimous city approvals. Check out the article here. Plans OK’d For Expanded Oyster Farm by THOMAS BREEN | Sep 26, 2021 4:50 pm (16) Comments | Commenting has been closed | E-mail the Author Posted to: City Hall, Environment, Food, The Heights PATRIQUIN ARCHITECTS IMAGES Aerial view of the proposed expanded oyster farm on the…Read More
New Haven Register – New Haven project aims to bring oystering into ‘modern age’ on Quinnipiac River
Our project for the Quinnipiac River Oyster Farm has been approved by New Haven’s City Plan Department. Check out the article here. New Haven project aims to bring oystering into ‘modern age’ on Quinnipiac River Mary E. O’Leary Sep. 26, 2021 NEW HAVEN — Fair Haven, which started as an oystering hamlet, will be…Read More
Powerful Tools for the Design of Sustainable Early Childhood Centers
At Patriquin Architects, the sustainability of the buildings we design is a top priority. Working within budgetary constraints, site parameters, and specific client goals, we strive to incorporate sustainable strategies as much as possible. In early childhood center projects, we’re even more careful about indoor air quality, natural daylighting, and views to the outdoors,…Read More