JCJ Architecture has been gratified to receive client, peer and industry recognition for excellence in planning, architectural, and interior design in all our major building types. The firm’s commitment to sound business and practice principles has led the firm to be recognized for both the quality of work and for it’s position as a regional and national firm of distinction. Listed below are a cross section of the firm’s achievements.

Firm Recognitions

JCJ Architecture's Corporate Leadership, Employee Satisfaction and Financial Stability have been recognized by:

Architectural Record - #44 and #51 in the 'Top 150 Architecture (A/E/C) Firms' in the United States in 2006 and 2007 annual ranking, respectively

Engineering News-Record - featured as one of the Top 500 architect-led Design Firms in the United States, accelerating in rank from #414 in 2004, #262 in 2005, #252 in 2006, #242 in 2007 and #234 in 2008;

Engineering News-Record - 9th largest architectural firm (without subsidiaries) in the Top 500

Engineering News-Record - ranked #3 of the Top 10 Design Firms in Entertainment Design in the United States

Hotel Business - one of the Top 10 Architects & Designers in Hotel Interiors and Architecture in the United States

The Zweig Letter's Hot Firm List (ZweigWhite Management Consulting and Research) - on the list of the Top 100 fastest-growing A/E/P and environmental consulting firms in the United States for the last five years (2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2008)

MetroHartford Alliance/Hartford Business Journal - 2006 "Business Champion" award-winner in the 101-250 Employees Category for Business Growth

Hartford Business Journal - #1 in annual ranking of the Largest Architectural Firms in the Greater Hartford Region

San Diego Business Journal - Top 10 ranking of the Largest Architectural Firms in the San Diego region

JCJ Architecture

(Firm Honor)
University of Hartford - Business Leadership Award
"In recognition of a Connecticut company that has demonstrated excellence in performance through a combination of commitment to: The Community, Employee Development, and Shareholder Return"

Award-Winning Planning & Design Projects
[partial list]

  • Balboa Park Activity Center
  • Bedford Middle School
  • Benjamin Franklin Elementary School
  • Beq Naval Training Center
  • Chula Vista Community Center
  • Connecticut Public Broadcasting Headquarters
  • Daniel Hand High School
  • Dorothy Street Housing
  • The Friendship School, Early Childhood Learning Center
  • Greater Hartford Jaycees Community Boathouse
  • The Learning Corridor
  • 960 Main Street
  • The Mercantile Exchange at Chelsea Harbor
  • Middlesex Middle School
  • Middletown Police Headquarters
  • Mission Valley Branch Library
  • North County Regional Center Courts Expansion
  • Parish Hall Performing Arts Center
  • Prospect Point
  • The Rectory School-New Athletic Facilities
  • Saxe Middle School
  • Seneca Niagara Casino
  • Smith Middle School
  • State of Connecticut Superior Courthouse (Middletown)
  • State of Connecticut Superior Courthouse (Waterbury)
  • Stephen Birch Aquarium/Museum
  • Suffield High School and Regional Agri-Science Center
  • Trumbull Regional Center for the Arts
  • University of Connecticut, Waterbury Campus
  • Wesleyan University, Center for Film Studies
  • West Woods Upper Elementary School
  • Wilbert Snow Elementary School
  • Wintergreen Interdistrict Magnet School
  • Woodland Regional High School