Chrysalis 2017 Award

Highlights AIA Connecticut member firms that are gaining recognition in the general design community through a body of built work and continuing commitment to design excellence.



George Fellner, AIA, Fellner Associates Architects, East Haddam , CT
Laura Pirie, AIA, Pirie Associates Architects, LLC, New Haven, CT
Leonard Wyeth, AIA, Wyeth Architects, LLC, Chester, CT
John P. Franzen, FAIA, J. P. Franzen Associates Architects, P.C., Fairfield, CT


Honor Award


Newick Architects



Newick Architects, New Haven, CT
Principal: Craig D. Newick, AIA





Jury comments: With a certain modesty, Newick Architects shows firm growth. The work is intriguing and intellectually ambitious. The submitted projects were carefully chosen and show both diversity and coherence. Their innovative use of materials offers layer of meaning. The firm’s projects show the same sense of design detail from the smallest to the largest projects, demonstrating creativity that traverses multiple scales.