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Nautilus Architects, located in Old Lyme, Connecticut, is the premier source for award winning architectural design services along the Connecticut Shoreline. We also serve New York City, Upstate New York, and coastal Rhode Island. Past and current projects  include single and multi-family dwellings and range from new construction, renovations, and additions at all scales, to accessory buildings, apartment interiors, and site design. We work with passion to serve our clients and create inspired solutions tailored to the unique aspects of each project.


“When we build, let us think that we build for ever.” - John Ruskin, 19th century social thinker




Old Lyme, Connecticut- Nautilus Architects has been awarded Best of Houzz 2014, a distinction earned by only 3% of all design professionals featured on the Houzz.com website.  This is the 2nd year that Nautilus has been awarded Best of Houzz.  In addition, Nautilus was also rated at the highest level for customer satisfaction by the Houzz community.  If you’re not familiar with Houzz I encourage you to take a look. It’s a great resource for project planning and inspirational ideas.
 On the Boards    What our clients are saying....


"After being wholly satisfied with two other design projects on our property - a barn/workshop/potting shed complex and a renovation of our master bath and dressing room, we looked no further than Nautilus Architects to design our new 3000 sq. ft. guesthouse/pool cottage."




<-- Working model design by Chris Arelt for Brewer’s Marina, Greenport, New York


Mystic, Connecticut-Award Winning Coastal Condo

Design-build has gained popularity with homeowners looking to accomplish their construction project on time, on budget, and with a familiar team. Recently, a couple hired Norton Wheeler of the Mystic River Building Company to renovate a waterfront condominium. Nort in turn contacted Nautilus Architects for the design, and the three parties set to work. The situation was a common one: great location, bad space. The 3-story, 2,100 square foot unit had tremendous potential but was poorly configured. It would require complete gutting...


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