RUSSELL AND DAWSON – AN ARCHITECTURE AND ENGINEERING FIRM (860) 289-1100 1111 Main Street, East Hartford, CT 06108-2241

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An Integrated AE Firm

Who We Are?

We are one of the longest-serving architecture and engineering firm in the history of Connecticut, USA. Founded in 1965, we provide integrated architectural and engineering services across the New England region. We offer full architectural design, engineering, services including structural, HVAC, MEP (Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing); sustainable design, and interior design.

What We Do?


Since 1965, our vision has been to design spaces with trust and creativity. We are a USA based Architectural and Engineering services company having over five decades of experience and executed over 10,000 projects encompassing over 100 million square feet of spaces across various verticals such as hospitality, residential, commercial, community and industrial.

Our expertise includes architecture, planning, structural engineering, interior design, MEP, sustainable design, landscape architecture, and code compliance.

Architectural Design

Architectural and Engineering design of Mayfield Place – A luxurious, multi-family, residential development with 340 apartment units (660,000 SQFT) spread over 69 acres at Gardner’s Way, Enfield, CT.

Sustainable Design

The full renovation project of the Broward County Judicial Complex (BCJC) midrise office building, a four-story facility spread in the area of 64,000 SQFT, received LEED Gold certification on October 30, 2018.


Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport Terminal Chiller Plant Upgrade including addition of one chiller and one cooling tower plus replacement of two existing cooling towers while the airport continued to function.

Sustainable Design

South Regional Courthouse Parking Garage structural beam repairs that included the repair of 30 structural beams and Broward County Downtown 1200 Car and 350 Car Parking Garage.

Interior Design

City of Lauderhill Sadkin Community Center interior renovation including 20,000 square feet of interior renovations and complete building exterior envelope repair.

Why Russell and Dawson

Russell and Dawson Inc.

Russell and Dawson Inc., an Architecture and Engineering firm is committed to excellence in service. This includes the constant delivery of high-quality designs and engineering services that are technically sound and creatively instinctive. Each project is managed to produce drawings and complete construction on schedule and within budget. It is our goal to provide each client with professional performance while providing an environment in which design excellence can flourish.

Russell and Dawson Inc. subscribes fully to the ethical principles of the American Institute of Architects and the National Society of Professional Engineers. All our employees are familiar with these principles and conduct themselves in accordance with the requirements.

We are driven by the principle of change and continuity – keep the soul and evolve the form. As a trusted AE firm we keep discovering new age solutions. Our true purpose is to build the future with a technological edge while staying committed to our belief of keeping every client satisfied and happy.

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Be the firm of choice for engineering and architecture services (AE Firm) by being a A CLIENT-FIRST COMPANY whose project managers are a one point contact for the client to coordinate with employees, consultants, contractors, manufacturers, and vendors.



Deliver to our clients and the public sound, useful, comfortable, sustainable, economical, and delightful buildings of exceptional value through mutual trust, technical excellence, customized service, and extraordinary creativity.



We are passionate about prioritizing the needs and expectations of our clients, by providing building design and construction solutions with an emphasis on program, budget, and schedule.

We always strive to honor our commitments and are transparent, honest and straightforward with our clients, sub-consultants and partners

  • Maintain current knowledge of best practices in all our disciplines.
  • Implement standards and processes to deliver quality designs.
  • Earn the trust and respect of the client.
  • Respect each other, our clients, our consultants, and our vendors.
  • Respect the law and those who enforce it.