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QA+M to present at CABE CAPSS

August 28, 2019

On November 15th, members of QA+M’s North Stonington School Modernizaton team will present at the 2019 CABE CAPSS Conference in Mystic, CT. QA+M's Principal + Director of Education Design Rusty Malik will team with members of the client team to tell the North Stonington Schools story, a small school district that underwent a BIG transformation with a very limited budget.

Newtown cuts Ribbon on New Community + Senior Center

July 26, 2019

The Town of Newtown’s new Community and Senior Center opened its doors after a July 19th ribbon-cutting ceremony attended by local officials, community leaders and nearly 200 residents and new members. 

QA+M Receives Award of Merit from NAHRO

July 15, 2019

QA+M Architecture has been honored by The National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO) with a 2019 Award of Merit for the Foran Towers Revitalization project. 

QA+M reaches #6 on Hartford Business Journal

June 21, 2019

QA+M Architecture is #6 on Hartford Business Journal's list of largest architecture firms in greater Hartford.

Kyle Baron Earns AIA License

June 10, 2019

QA+M Architecture is pleased to announce that Kyle Baron has passed the Architectural Registration Examination and is now a licensed architect in the State of Connecticut. 

QA+M honored at SMPS Connecticut Marketing Awards

June 03, 2019

QA+M Architecture is pleased to announce that its corporate rebranding took home first place honors in the SMPS (Society for Marketing Professional Services) Connecticut Chapter’s Marketing Communications Awards in the best Corporate Identity category.

QA+M Welcomes Summer 2019 Interns

May 20, 2019

On May 20th, QA+M Architecture welcomed 3 staff to our 2019 summer internship program, an engaging opportunity that has proven to help architectural students develop professional skills with real-world experience.

QA+M Architecture Wins Three New Community Projects

May 07, 2019

QA+M Architecture has won three new Community and Recreation projects, including the Rocky Hill Senior and Community Center, the Hartford Police Athletic League, and the Northern Middlesex YMCA.

New Wheeler Middle/High School Opens

March 18, 2019

Following years of public debate in the Town of North Stonington, staff and students at Wheeler Middle/High School celebrated their first day of classes in their new facility.

QA+M Awarded Two School Projects

February 07, 2019

QA+M Architecture has been selected by both the Fishers Island, NY Union Free School District and the New Fairfield, CT Board of Education for school renovation and revitalization projects. 

Michael Lane Earns Architectural License

January 21, 2019

QA+M Architecture is pleased to announce another team member has become a licensed architect; Michael Lane has passed the Architectural Registration Examination and is now a licensed architect in the state of Connecticut. 

December 04, 2019

QA+M Architecture has been honored with two awards in the 2018 Connecticut AIA design awards program. The Gaffney Street project received an Alice Washburn award, and Associate Principal Kent McCoy, AIA, received a Drawing Award for his travel sketch. 

November 01, 2018

QA+M Architecture is pleased to announce that Brian Park has passed the Architectural Registration Examination and is now a licensed architect in the State of Connecticut.

November 07, 2018

The Town of Windham's voters approved, by 2-1 vote, a $10-million appropriation to build a new Community and Senior Center.  

September 18, 2018

The transition of Bristol’s historic Memorial Boulevard School into an arts magnet school took a major step forward as the committee in charge selected QA+M as the architect and lead designer for the project. 

July 31, 2018

This summer, QA+M has been hosting and mentoring a local high school student who intends to apply to architecture schools this fall.  Under the guidance of several staff, QA+M has given exposure to various aspects of the architecture and design profession. 

July 12, 2018

QA+M is rehabilitating Veterans Terrace, a 150-unit affordable housing development in East Hartford. During a community outreach event, Tom Arcari and Carson Collier presented design concepts to residents, encouraged community participation, and addressed the community’s questions and concerns. 

June 27, 2018

Thomaston Savings Bank celebrated the grand reopening of its Watertown branch with a ribbon cutting ceremony and reception.

June 21, 2018

Construction is underway on the Town of Newtown’s new community and senior center. When complete, this building will offer the residents of Newtown something it has never had before - a central facility that caters to everyone, and is suitable for community banquets, town-wide gatherings and other large events. 

June 08, 2018

QA+M is helping out Hartford Area’s Habitat for Humanity today with some hands-on labor at 66 Bliss Street in East Hartford. Principals and staff are installing flooring, staining the porches and picket fence, and painting trim and ceilings to help build a single-family home for a family in need. 

May 25, 2018

QA+M Architecture is pleased to announce the addition of Angela Cahill, AIA, LEED AP, as Associate Architect. Angela has had a distinguished 20-year career in architecture, and has worked on dozens of large, complex projects. She brings to QA+M Architecture a high level of expertise and experience in educational environments, libraries, public safety facilities, town halls, senior centers, theaters, and religious institutions.

QA+M Architecture has been selected as the designer for the St. John's Towers renovation in downtown Stamford, Connecticut. The project includes the complete rehabilitation of two separate 17-story apartment towers with 120 units of residential housing in each tower. 

March 28, 2018

Students from the University of Hartford’s Architecture graduate program visited QA+M as part of their advanced professional practice course.

January 24, 2018

As part of QA+M partnership with Farmington High School’s Capstone Program, we have welcomed to our office seniors Aika Aussiker and Cheryl Engmann.

January 11, 2018

After two years of planning, design and construction, the West Hartford Housing Authority celebrated the opening of 40 renovated senior housing units at Elm Grove Apartments with a ribbon cutting ceremony, photos, and tours

December 05, 2017

Two of QA+M Architecture’s education projects have been selected for publication in American School & University. Wethersfield High School and John Wallace Middle School's Academy for Aerospace & Engineering are featured in the magazine’s annual competition spotlighting today’s most outstanding designs. 

November 09, 2017

After nearly 10 years of public debate, the Town of Newington approved a $28.8 million bond for the new town hall project with voters favoring the project by a more than 2-1 margin, giving Newington the votes needed to move ahead with its plans to build a new Town Hall.

Quisenberry Arcari Architects Changes Firm Name

September 15, 2017

Quisenberry Arcari Architects, LLC of Farmington has changed its name to Quisenberry Arcari Malik, LLC. Tom Arcari, firm principal, said “the name change is intended to acknowledge and celebrate Rusty Malik’s long-term commitment and contributions to the growth of the firm.”

CREC Museum Academy Cuts Ribbon

September 06, 2017

CREC Museum Academy celebrated the opening of its new facility with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Since 2008, the interdistrict pre-k to grade five magnet school moved three times and had recently been located at two temporary sites. After nearly a decade of waiting, the ribbon cutting ceremony on Wednesday was even more special.

July 27, 2017

Architectural firm Smith Edwards McCoy Architects, based in Hartford, CT since 1977, is joining Quisenberry Arcari Architects, founded and based in Farmington, CT since 2002. “This is an exciting time for QA Architects. We’ve had our eye on expanding resources for some time. As a result of this partnership with Smith Edwards McCoy, we will grow the firm’s expertise in education, historical preservation and institutional work, we will engage with a team of highly respected and talented professionals, and we will increase our creative and planning resources.” said Rusty Malik, a QA Principal.

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