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Failing the Architect Registration Exam

If you are afraid of failing the Architect Registration Exam (ARE) or you have already failed it, this is for you to read.  

Did you study after work, after class, while cooking dinner, or any time you weren’t doing something? Study, work, sleep, and maybe a little eating in there - that was the order in which I did things while studying for the Construction Documents and Services Exam...

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The Comprehensive Guide to the Restaurant Design Process [Infographic]

Co-authored by Justin Alpert, AIA and Julie Nelligan, NCIDQ

When opening a restaurant, whether developing a new brand or thinking about what it would take to implement a franchise design, having a...

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Redefining Construction: Our First CANstruction Boston Experience

Each Fall in Boston, architects, engineers, and construction firms redefine the word ‘construction’ by using an unexpected building material to help the Greater Boston community: canned goods.

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Website Wins First Place at Marketing Communication Awards

We are pleased to announce that our website was awarded first place in the 2015 SMPS Boston Marketing Communication Awards!  The event honors firms and individuals who have made outstanding contributions through communications vehicles to the A/E/C industry in the last year.

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UConn Co-op Bookstore: A Community Cultural Center

UConn has been expanding and growing, and the needs of students changing. In recent years, the growth of the student body and general demand for more amenities at the university resulted in the development of Storrs Center, a new downtown destination. This mixed use development contains restaurants, retail stores, apartments, a museum and theater, and...

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Norwichtown Commons: Revitalizing a Community

Phase Zero Design was the architect for Norwichtown Commons, a successful 'de-malling' project that involved converting an indoor mall into an open air center in Norwich, CT. After construction, tenant rate skyrocketed to over 90% and the plaza experienced a large increase in foot traffic. Norwichtown Commons was awarded “Best Community Revitalization Project” at the 2014 CREW CT Blue Ribbon...

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