Connecticut Building Congress
Merit Award for One State Street Café
June 2017 - CBC
February 2017 - ID3A
January 2017 - ID3A
The Connecticut Building Congress recognized outstanding building projects that exemplify project team excellence and represent the best practices in teamwork by project owners, architects, engineers, constructors and trades. Hartford Steam Boiler's One State Street Cafe won a Team Merit Award for 2017.
Andrea Olson recently joined ID3A as an interior designer. Since completing her Master of Architecture at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, Andrea has worked in both architecture and interior design primarily in the higher education and K-12 sectors. She also has experience in residential design-build and kitchen and bath design. Andrea excels in space planning, material, finish and furniture specification, client presentations and design and construction documentation and administration.
Caitlin Magoon recently joined ID3A as an interior designer. With a bachelor's in architecture from Wentworth Institute of Technology, Caitlin has worked in both architecture and interior design. She has gained experience at several firms in New England working in the healthcare and higher educational sectors. Caitlin excels in interior planning, space planning, material and finish selection and specification and client presentations.
Hartford Steam Boiler Servery & Cafeteria Complete
December 2016 - ID3A
ID3A has just completed the design and construction of the new kitchen, servery and dining room for the Hartford Steam Boiler at their downtown location. A major draw in downtown over the last thirty years catering to local businesses, the popular Hartford Steam Boiler cafe is renown for its extensive list of healthy options and ethnic food choices.
October 2016 - ID3A
Motomi Kobayashi recently joined ID3A as a junior designer. A graduate of Drexel University, Motomi has gained her initial experience in residential and kitchen design. She possesses exceptional computer skills with SketchUp, 3DsMax, Revit and Adobe Creative Suite and is currently creating renderings for our new UConn Law School Student Center project.
How Creative Interior Design Can Help Brand Your Business....
September 26, 2016 - High Profile
Interior design affects our lives every day. Exploring possibilities, working with the right interior design partner, and finding the right design make all the difference in crafting how people experience the business, not just the space, and the right choices can lift a business to a new level. I had the privilege of interviewing four interior designers from three members of the ...
Hartford Parking Authority
February 20, 2016 - ID3A
The Hartford Parking Authority relocated to the second floor of a historic 1920’s office building adjacent The Old State House in downtown Hartford. Working with a conservative budget and tight schedule, the project involved renovating a 5,000 square foot space rich in historic detail. Existing floor to ceiling brass mullioned windows overlook...
Builds Shrine to Tort Law
September 28, 2015 - NPR
Consumer advocate and former presidential candidate Ralph Nader recently opened a museum filled with items like defective toys and unsafe machines all tied together under a unifying theme: tort law. Unless you're a lawyer, you might not quite know the exact meaning of the word tort. "It's a wrongful injury," Nader says. "It's a wrongful act that..
September 28, 2015 - The New Yorker
In nineteen-forties Mississippi, William Daniels, an employee of the United Novelty Company, was cleaning a piece of his employer’s machinery. Daniels was using gasoline as a cleaning agent even though the company had repeatedly told its employees not to clean with gasoline. As he cleaned, the gasoline leaked through the machine and soaked a rat hiding underneath it. The rat ran under another machine for cover—a gas heater.
August 2015 - ID3A
Nicole Desjardins recently joined ID3A as a junior designer. A graduate of Mount Ida College, Nicole earned a Bachelor of Science in Interior Design. She is experienced in AutoCAD, Sketchup, FF&E and samples coordinating and organizing.
O&G Completes Renovation
for America's First Tort Museum
July 10, 2015 - High Profile Magazine
Winsted, CT – O&G Industries recently completed the renovation and fit-out of a former bank building in Winsted that will become home to the American Museum of Tort Law. The museum, which will be the first of its kind in the country, was the vision of O&G client and former presidential candidate, Ralph Nader. The renovation included new interior finishes, restrooms, and upgrading of the mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems within the ...
Jay Stabach Joins
February 4, 2015 - ID3A, LLC
Jay has recently joined ID3A as Project Architect. His educational background consists of a comprehensive theoretical, historical and technical curriculum with an added focus on the urban environment. Jay has 13 years of experience in architectural design and construction and has experience with developing design concepts, producing construction documents, including consultant coordination and construction administration.
Smiles for the Future, LLC, a pediatric dental and orthodontic practice, had outgrown its space and relocated to a larger location on Naubuc Avenue. To accommodate the practice's procedure and waiting area, administrative and support space, the new facility required a 1,500 square foot addition. ID3A was selected to complete the programming, design and construction focusing on a new and improved workflow while incorporating patient friendly aesthetics.
Patrick has joined ID3A as Senior Project Architect and Revit Manager. He has 13 years of experience in architectural design, industrial design and construction working for several prominent firms in New York City and London. Patrick has demonstrated experience in design and drawing development from schematics to construction documents in both REVIT and AutoCAD. His design skills are reinforced by extensive abilities with the software REVIT.
Finalsite, an educational software company, relocated to a larger facility in Glastonbury. Their primary objective was to consolidate departments while offering a high-end collaborative environment to attract and retain creative young professionals. Now 100 employees with the average age of 27, it was important to provide a state-of-the-art environment that was clean, modern and tech ...