We have over 50 years of experience in providing Architectural Design services to over 6500 projects. We cater our services to various sectors such as hotels/motels, residential, commercial, industrial, healthcare, retail, corporate, storage/warehouse, and government projects. We are one of the longest-serving Architecture, Engineering and Construction firms in the history of Connecticut.

Our Architectural and Engineering design processes include Pre-Design, Schematic Design, Design Development, Construction Documents and Construction Administration.

Our Architectural Design services are based on stringent design process in search of the perfect solution, resulting in architecture that is current, true to the time, and therefore timeless. Russell and Dawson takes pride in its innovative thinking, successfully executing architectural design for many unique, functional, and efficient buildings.

We commit providing each client an Architectural Design services that captures the essence of their project needs, achieved through comprehensive problem solving and the art of ‘space-making’ to enhance user experience while respecting the environment.

How We Work

Concept Design


Our team of architects love designing spaces – that’s what we are best at! We like communicating with our clients to understand their vision, so that we can shape their vision into a viable design concept and eventually into reality.

Outline Design & Planning

Our architects turn design concept into reality by  producing architectural 2D/3D CAD drawings for our clients that ‘sell’ the idea as well as make sure that what we are drawing is actually deliverable.

Detailed Design & Code Compliance

After getting planning permission – We make sure that it is  designed technically correct. Tools like AutoCAD, 3D MAX, Revit help us to get best outline design for the foundation  of your building construction.


  • Site Analysis, Planning, and Design
  • Standards Development
  • Sustainability/LEED Solutions
  • 2D/3D CAD Drafting, Presentations/Rendering
    • AutoCAD, 3D MAX, Revit, ArchiCAD
  • Construction Documentation and Coordination
  • Building Utilization Studies
  • Programming
  • Project Scheduling
  • Value Engineering
  • Technical/Code Design Review/Evaluations
    • International Building Code (IBC), International Fire Code (IFC)
    • International Energy Conservation Code (IECC)
    • National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)
    • Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA)

The Process

We remain true to the same principles on which our company was founded over a hundred years ago: providing superior service to our clients, putting safety first, creating opportunities for our people, delivering exceptional work, fostering innovation, acting with integrity, and strengthening our communities.

Construction is the process of constructing a building or infrastructure. Construction differs from manufacturing in that manufacturing typically involves mass production of similar items without a designated purchaser.


Construction differs from manufacturing in that manufacturing typically involves mass production of similar items without a purchaser.

Service Brochure

At TheBuilt we are committed to green building and sustainability in our offices as well as on our job sites. We believe green buildings are not only good for the environment, they also provide immediate and long-term economic benefits.

Our Portfolio

Strategic and Tactical

Construction as an industry comprises six to nine percent of the gross domestic product of developed countries. Construction starts with planning, design, and financing and continues until the project is built and ready for use.

We connect expertise across services, markets, and geographies to deliver transformative outcomes. Worldwide, we design, build, finance, operate and manage projects and programs that unlock opportunities.

Embedded in our culture of hard work, honesty, and getting the well done job, our history tells not only much about our past but also it does our present.е Our record of succeeding, surviving, and striving to be the best is central to our reputation today.

Development 90%
Design 80%
Marketing 70%