Amanda Martocchio Architecture + Design, LLC (AMA+D) was established in New York City in 2001 and relocated to New Canaan, Connecticut, in 2002. Amanda Martocchio, the firm's principal, strives to create work that is responsive to a project's unique context and requirements, resonates emotionally with its occupants, and respects the environment. AMA+D embraces current thinking in building science, new relevant technologies, sustainable materials, and energy-saving principles. The firm produces work that is noteworthy for its clarity of form, thoughtfully designed details, and varying palette of materials.
AMA+D has received numerous awards including: the biennial 2011 Emerging Architectural Firm Award given by the Connecticut Chapter of the AIA, which highlights a Connecticut firm committed to design excellence that is gaining recognition through a body of built work; a 2011 Design Award from the Westchester and Connecticut AIA; the 2010 Tucker Design Award from the Building Stone Institute; and both the 2011 and 2007 Innovation in Design Awards in Architecture from Cottages & Gardens magazine.
Martocchio received her B.Arch. from AAP in 1986 and an M.Arch.2 from Harvard University GSD in 1990. Martocchio is registered in Connecticut and New York and is a member of the Connecticut and U.S. Green Building Councils. She is a LEED-certified professional of USGBC.