John R. Schroeder, AIA is a professional design firm specializing in architecture, interiors, and planning. We have over 35 years experience with projects of all types, sizes, and levels of complexity. Because we love what we do, we approach our work with enthusiasm and dedication. We are committed to the highest level of design and service on each and every project. We engage our clients in positive and rewarding collaborations. We strive to exceed expectations through our attention to detail, our understanding of the “big picture”, and our ability to effectively manage a team of design professionals, industry representatives, and building contractors. We carefully analyze budgets and project objectives to assist clients with wise fund allocation.

We continually monitor and research advances in technology, materials, and construction methods, both sustainable and otherwise, to provide a responsible, well-suited, and cost effective product. Our design solutions are highly functional using both innovative and traditional approaches. Our aesthetic style is flexible and open, blending cues from client desires, building function, site context, and material properties, making each project unique, personalized, and enduring.


AIA Connecticut Design Award 2006
69 Main Street

ASID Connecticut Design Award 2007
Brown Residence Master Suite Renovation

John R. Schroeder



Bachelor of Science in Architecture
The University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, Michigan

Bachelor of Fine Arts
The Rhode Island School of Design
Providence, Rhode Island

Bachelor of Architecture
The Rhode Island School of Design
Providence, Rhode Island



American Institute of Architects
USGBC LEED Green Associate
Lyman Allyn Art Museum Trustee


John has practiced in Michigan, Rhode Island, and Connecticut working on and completing projects around the United States.  He worked for Centerbrook Architects and Planners, winner of the national AIA 1998 Architecture Firm Award, before starting his own firm in October of 2003.  John is married with three children and resides in Chester, Connecticut.

Jared D. Hardell

Architectural Associate


The University of Hartford
Hartford, Connecticut

Bachelor of Science in Architecture
Keene State College
Keene, New Hampshire


American Institute of Architects, Associate

NCARB Architect Registration Examination Candidate


Jared has worked in the construction/design industry for the past eighteen years. He has completed the NCARB intern development program, is currently taking the ARE, and working towards licensure. Jared, his wife Amy, and beloved dog Lily live in Chester, Connecticut. He is a proud new father of two young boys Donovan and Jordan.

Lisa Schroeder

Interior Designer


Bachelor of Science in Interior Design
Minor in Fine Arts
Eastern Michigan University
Ypsilanti, Michigan


NCIDQ Certified Interior Designer



Lisa has experience working with CAMA Inc. in New Haven, Connecticut, Corporate Design Group in Ann Arbor, Michigan, the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and Interior Solutions in Chester, Connecticut. Lisa is married with three children and resides in Chester, Connecticut.

Loading map...