We offer architectural and engineering services in heritage conservation & sustainable retrofit. Our firm is locally based with offices serving the NYC area and CT/New England Region. For nearly three decades, our firm has conceived project-specific solutions, applying proven technical expertise to conserve, retrofit & optimize the performance of existing buildings. We bring to your project a reputation for quality in all phases - from preliminary investigation and scope, to plans and specifications, through to construction sign off.
Recent, exemplary projects in CT include restoration of Norwalk CT's City Hall complex and repurposing of the Historic Falls Village firehouse. Our NYC office is presently on contract to restore a number of facilities for neighborhood libraries and parks department athletic facilities.
Our firm takes an innovative design approach to improve upon original construction assemblies, remedying shortcomings and deficiencies.We provide resilient solutions to thermal efficiency, weathertightness, and structural integrity. Energy use can be economized by exterior improvements such as green/insulated roofing systems, window replacements, solar installations, moisture barriers, and exterior cladding. The ultimate goal is to reduce the carbon footprint while enhancing interior comfort.
Any project involving a reconfiguration of the interior or change in use requires interpretation of applicable codes. Updating interior spaces with new technologies will make way for generational change. Our firm is committed to fostering universal accessibility, fire safety, building security, and environmental health. Embracing these goals and requirements will augment the successful retrofit or repurposing of your building.