PROFILE OF THE FIRM
AWA Design has been established in Stamford for over 38 years. Firm was originally incorporated, in 1971 as Bertram Lee Whinston Architects, P.C. as a Professional Corporation to practice Architecture in the State of Connecticut. The name of the Corporation was changed to AWA Design Group, P.C. in 1992.
The firm is licensed and insured to provide Architectural services in the State of Connecticut, New York, New Hampshire and Massachusetts. The firm has never defaulted on a contract, failed to complete any work awarded or has involved in work related litigation.
Our practice has been general, designing a wide variety of building types for new construction and modernization. Our completed work has demonstrated our ability in planning, design, contract documents, accurate cost estimating, project observation, as well as timely design and completion within the budget. With our consultants, we have ability, experience and staff to meet the rigid time schedules.
We are thoroughly familiar with Building, Fire, Health, Safety, State/Federal ADA codes and also have broad experience of liaison with public agencies, Construction Documents, Contracts, Public Bidding, and Construction observations.
We have extensive experience in delivering the Architectural and Engineering services, both in the public and private sector. We have provided services for a large variety of buildings, including retail, commercial, institutional, schools, industrial, recreational, and residential.
We have had experience in delivering these services with the various non-profit organizations and community based groups. In the private sector we are the Architects for Residential Communities like: “The village at River Edge”, “Maple Pointe”, “Vine Meadow”,” Liberty Commons”, "Heatherwood", "Stonegate", “Royal Pavilion” "Strawberry Woods", "Mallards Landing" and "Riverwalk", and many others developments mid‑rise, high-rise, cluster and individual housing.
Also, we are and have been the Architects for The Housing Authority of the City of Stamford, for the rehabilitation of roofs, windows, elevators, concrete and masonry restoration, siding, fencing, plumbing, heating and electric, etc. for Stamford Manor, Southfield Village, Czescik Homes, William C Ward Homes, Lawnhill Terrace, Quintard Terrace, Glenbrook Manor and Clinton Manor.
· Site studies and evaluation;
· Zoning and Building Code analysis and programming;
· Master planning, Design and new developments;
· Building space evaluation, programming and space planning;
· Coordination and Material specifications;
· Building Design and Construction Documents;
· Assistance during bidding and negotiation and obtaining building Permits:
· Construction observation and monitoring of the contract compliance.