David D. Harlan Architects LLC was founded in 1995 in New Haven, CT as a full-service architectural, interiors, and planning practice specializing in contemporary solutions with a focus on traditional and classical design elements.

Our firm’s credits include projects of all sizes and budgets with an array of client specifications and design objectives. From master planning for institutional environments, country clubs, and educational facilities, to architectural improvements for residential clients, our certified team has handled all sorts of distinct applications. Recently, our project emphasis has included historic preservation and interior architecture. We always consider energy efficiency and focus on environmental and sustainable design options throughout the construction and finishing processes. In addition, we provide landscape, garden, and custom furniture design services. In providing a wide range of services, we offer greater flexibility to meet the needs of our clients and their unique projects.

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We understand that our clients make a considerable emotional and financial investment in the outcome of their projects. Keeping this in mind, we work closely with our clients, consultants, and builders throughout each stage of a project to properly manage the associated budget and design. A successful design process fulfills all client needs and helps to manage their resources in an efficient manner. We concentrate on these assignments in all projects, from alterations to master plans of a significant scope.

While our team is constantly seeking development and growth, our primary commitment is to the needs of the client and to excellence in outcome. Our design approach balances budget with design values, management experience, and knowledge to reach a successful solution to your architectural expectations. If you’re interested in learning more about our past work, be sure to contact one of our knowledgeable representatives! We serve residents and businesses throughout New Canaan, Darien, Westport, New Haven, Litchfield, Fairfield, Ridgefield, Guilford, Madison, CT and the surrounding communities.