Wadsworth Atheneum Museum
Hartford, CT


Our continuing series of diverse projects for the Wadsworth Atheneum includes:

  • the design and installation of a new first-floor gallery;

  • a lighting plan to properly illuminate the collections;

  • redesign of the conservator’s studio and textile storage areas;

  • a comprehensive plan to make the complex fully HC accessible, with several new elevators and a series of ramps integrated into the historic architecture;

  • assistance with the decoration and installation of several period rooms;

  • coordination of architectural changes for a new central air-conditioning system;

  • an enormous historic skylight was completely rebuilt based on our details;

  • re-roofing of the entire complex;

  • and extensive repairs and restorations to various envelope components of the five-building campus.


  • 2016 American Institute of Architects

  • 2016 AIA Connecticut Design Award

  • 2016 Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation



  • Cost:  $32 million