about us:
Contin Architecture and Design is an award winning, multidisciplinary Architecture, Engineering, Planning, Graphics and Interiors firm providing services in the greater Boston area, New York,  Florida, Colorado, and Hong Kong-SAR, China.  Since its inception there has been a focus on cutting edge design and technology in order to deliver our clients with the optimum solution that meets their needs.
areas of expertise:

-  Commercial Planning and Development
-  Condominium High Rise Planning and Design
-  Historical Preservation
-  Banking Interiors
-  High Tech Computer Research Labs, Clean Room Design
-  Retail Interiors
-  Restaurants Planning and Design
-  Residential
-  Educational Facilities
-  Master planning and site development
firm principal:


Juan C. Contin, Registered Architect:
-Commonwealth of Massachusetts
-State of New York
-State of Florida
-State of Colorado
-Member National Council of Architectural Registration Boards
-Member Cornell University Real Estate Council, New York
-Member American Institute of Architects

Educational Qualifications


Bachelor In Architecture at Cornell University
Masters of Science In Advanced Architectural Design at Cornell University.
has taught and lectured at Cornell University, Hong Kong University, and Florida International University.​​​​​
company philosophy:

There is nothing more important than our built environment. It forms the world we live in. It relates to everything.
The language of architecture takes many forms and embodies the virtues of everything that surrounds it. So in this form it is architecture that takes us on a journey, awakes our senses and gives space true lasting meaning through its expression.
The diversity of our work stands for individual assignments that are framed by the initial setting and the needs of our clients. The result is an integration of these parameters and an expression that provides a robust response. The product is an interlinking of ideas that is both functional and inspiring. Our firm strives to look beyond the built architecture to engage with art, music, dance, light, sound and technology to create a memorable space.
As a testament to our curiosity, we look at historic projects beyond the preservation of the artifacts presented. The assignment and the response is precise and daring. our historic preservation looks to breathe life into a new beginning for the building while preserving its past. It is the honesty and integrity of the past that tell a story which cannot be forgotten.
The examples of our work are united in the commitment to architectural excellence, cutting edge technology, respect for the environment and social integration.  In every assignment we create a bond with our client to produce the architecture in partnership for the best possible result. Each assignment exemplifies a commitment to ingenuity with unique results. Our broad based practice is ready to engage in the disciplines of architecture, interior design, planning, and landscape design. Our areas of specialization allow our firm to engage in projects involving facilities for the arts, multitenant residential, nonprofit organizations, corporations, research institutes, and distinguished homes.
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