ZweigWhite best firms to work for 2016 by Sarah Callahan

JCJ Architecture has been ranked #3 in the category of Architectural firms in this year’s survey. The award goes to firms that are recognized for their ability to inspire their teams to perform at the highest levels and create an environment where their people feel valued, can make a difference, and can clearly see their contribution to the overall mission and success of the firm. 

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JCJ Architecture Elevates Key Employees to the Positions of Principal, Senior Associate and Associate by Sarah Callahan

JCJ Architecture today announced the promotion of ten leaders across the firm’s network of seven offices. Recognizing their extraordinary contributions to design excellence and client service as well as their commitment to the development of the firm as a diverse and design-focused enterprise, JCJ congratulates the following individuals on their new roles:

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JCJ aims to help revitalize Coltsville by Sarah Callahan

In an article published by the Hartford Business Journal, JCJ Architecture's vision, "to be the most sought-after firm within the industry," was illustrated by JCJ's President Peter Stevens as he discussed the firm's recent downtown Hartford relocation and U.S. expansion into Los Angeles.

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JCJ Architecture Acquires Randall/Baylon Architects, Expands into Los Angeles Market by Sarah Callahan

HARTFORD, Conn., May 4, 2016 -- JCJ Architecture today announced it acquired Los Angeles-based Randall/Baylon Architects, Inc. (R/BA), a full-service planning, architecture and interior design firm. The combination establishes JCJ's presence in Los Angeles and supports the firm's continued focus on expanding its design and management capabilities across the western United States.  

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JCJ's vision of San Diego's waterfront featured in the San Diego Tribune by Sarah Callahan

The opportunity to transform a major stretch of San Diego’s waterfront has attracted well-known local developers and several companies far from America’s Finest City.

Six developers were among 10 firms that submitted proposals Monday to the Unified Port of San Diego to remake Seaport Village, the 13.2-acre site the port has suggested should become as identifiable to the city as the Sydney Opera House is to Australia.

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JCJ Architecture Becomes a Knowledge Partner in the American Architectural Foundation's Design for Learning Program by Emily Koehler

JCJ Architecture has joined forces with the American Architectural Foundation's (AAF) Center for the Advancement of Architecture to support its national Design for Learning initiative. The firm will serve as one of six Knowledge Partners that will help AAF achieve its goal of providing key stakeholders with a single place to turn for information, technical support and inspiration on school design.

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Completion of JCJ Architecture’s Plainridge Park Casino Marks Official Beginning of Casino Gambling in MA by Emily Koehler

Boston, Mass., - June 24, 2015 – JCJ Architecture announces the completion of the Commonwealth’s first gaming property at Plainridge Park Casino in Plainville, Massachusetts. Working with the owner, Penn National Gaming, and other project partners including Turner Construction Company, the team was able to design, construct and open the $250 million facility ahead of other gaming developments that are scheduled to open in 2017 and 2018.

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Dehua International Art Center, Designed by JCJ Architecture, Receives Award of Merit Honoree for “Best International Site Plan” by Emily Koehler

San Diego, California - June 26, 2015 – JCJ Architecture today announced the Dehua International Art Center, for which the firm designed all conceptual master plans, has received an Award of Merit for “Best International Site Plan” by PCBC at the 52nd Annual Gold Nugget Merit Awards. PCBC – Pacific Coast Builders Conference – hosts these awards at its annual conference in order to recognize community improvements through exceptional concepts in design, planning and development.

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JCJ Architecture Announces Expansion of Presence in Boston by Emily Koehler

JCJ Architecture recently announced the firm’s relocation of its Boston office to One State Street as part of its continued expansion within the market. The firm’s move to One State Street will accommodate plans to hire additional employees in this location as well as provide its current and future clients better access to project teams with a more centralized location.

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JCJ Architecture Announces Strategic New Hire to Augment the Firm’s Hospitality, Civic and Native American Practice. by mel leblond

Hartford, Conn., - April 30, 2015 – JCJ Architecture today announced the addition of Kenneth E. Rhyne in the role of Design Principal. As part of the firm’s continued growth and commitment to existing markets, Ken will oversee the firm’s design response on a variety of projects types including gaming, hotels, resorts, libraries and cultural centers; as part of a commitment to expanding into new markets, Ken will provide design and thought leadership to the firm’s efforts to expand into new project types, including mixed use and museums

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A Jewel on the Green by mel leblond

The scaffolding is finally down and the exterior of the 1914 Beaux-Arts design Superior Court building on the New Haven Green has emerged, stabilized and gleaming.

For architects Roy C. Olsen, senior associate and director of technical resources at JCJ Architecture, and David Barkin, chief architect for the state of Connecticut, it has been a labor of love as they oversaw the restoration of one of the main anchors on the Green.

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