Home  |  Studio  |  Process  |  Newsletter  |  Projects  |  Press  |  Awards  |  Testimonials  |  Books  | Blog  |  Contact


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





Lyme, Connecticut:, January 20, 2015 – Nautilus Architects of Lyme, Connecticut has been awarded “Best Of Houzz” for Design & Customer Satisfaction by Houzz, the leading platform for home remodeling and design. This modern design studio was chosen by the more than 25 million monthly unique users that comprise the Houzz community from among more than 500,000 active home building, remodeling and design industry professionals.


The Best Of Houzz award is given in two categories: Design and Customer Satisfaction. Design award winners’ work was the most popular among the more than 25 million monthly users on Houzz, known as “Houzzers.” Customer Satisfaction honors are determined by a variety of factors, including the number and quality of client reviews a professional received in 2014. Winners will receive a “Best Of Houzz 2015” badge on their profiles, helping Houzz users around the world who discover and love a professional’s work to learn even more about that business’ popularity and satisfaction rating among their peers in the Houzz community. 


“I encourage my clients and those considering any building/renovation project to use Houzz as a way to discover design ideas that work.” – Christopher Arelt, Nautilus Architects  http://www.houzz.com/pro/chrisarelt


 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...


 Sign up for our e-newsletter

* indicates required

Email Address *

  • html

  • text

  • mobile

NEW Fall Issue Available here!

© 2012 Nautilus Architects