A4 and Climate Change

A4 and Climate Change

The world is in trouble. The only question is just how much trouble. This past week, the United Nations panel on climate change announced to the world the reality of the climate crisis we are facing now and in the inevitable future. The Intergovernmental Panel on...
Archi-Tech: Architectural Animation

Archi-Tech: Architectural Animation

Over the last thirty years, there has been a revolution in the way architecture is developed and communicated, both to clients and to contractors. From the 16th century to about 1990, architecture was largely developed using hand drawn orthographic projections. These...
A History of Energy Distribution

A History of Energy Distribution

With the recent power outage in downtown Newport on November 30, we were all reminded of just how dependent most of us have become on electricity, the Internet, and the Artificial Intelligence available through computerized search tools. As we move as a city, state,...
Adaptive Reuse Honor for A4

Adaptive Reuse Honor for A4

A4 Architecture is pleased to have received many awards and recognition throughout the years. The latest award we have received is the “Best Adaptive Reuse Architecture Specialists – North Atlantic USA 2020” from Corporate Vision Magazine for our work on a wide...
HVAC Technology for Old Buildings

HVAC Technology for Old Buildings

Even in old buildings, new technologies can be extremely beneficial. One relatively new HVAC technology that is becoming more popular each year is called “Ground source geothermal heat pump.” Rather than drawing its heat from either electricity or a fuel source, it...