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A4 Architecture + Planning is an award-winning architectural planning and design firm based in Newport, Rhode Island. We provide first class design to commercial, institutional, and residential clients throughout Connecticut, Massachusetts, New York and Rhode Island. 

At A4 Architecture + Planning, we are committed to delivering high quality design that is carefully detailed and responsive to our projects. We believe that every building, house, office, and store comprises a portrait of the physical needs and aesthetic aspirations of that particular client.

Proposed Rendering of a New Tennis Hut Facility for Conanicut Yacht Club in Jamestown, RI

Proposed Rendering of a New Tennis Hut Facility for Conanicut Yacht Club in Jamestown, RI

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A4 ARCHITECTURE + PLANNING IS LED BY ROSS CANN, AIA. HE HAS BEEN A LICENSED ARCHITECT SINCE 1993 AND IS CURRENTLY REGISTERED IN NEW YORK, RHODE ISLAND, CONNECTICUT AND MASSACHUSETTS. AS A NCARB CERTIFIED PROFESSIONAL HE IS ABLE, IF NECESSARY, TO OBTAIN RECIPROCAL LICENSURE THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY IN A SHORT TIME PERIOD. DURING HIS CAREER, HE HAS LED THE DESIGN EFFORTS FOR NUMEROUS LARGE SCALE RETAIL AND OFFICE PROJECTS IN THE NORTHEAST AND AROUND THE COUNTRY. 

HE EARNED HIS MASTERS DEGREE IN ARCHITECTURE AT COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY WHERE HE STUDIED WITH BERNARD TSCHUMI, ROBERT A.M. STERN, AND STEVEN HOLL. HE EARNED A MASTER OF PHILOSOPHY DEGREE IN ARCHITECTURAL HISTORY AT CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY, UK WHERE HE WAS A CROCKETT SCHOLAR, AND WON THE TRINITY HALL PUBLISHING GRANT FOR HIS THESIS. HE EARNED HIS B.A. DEGREE FROM YALE UNIVERSITY WITH HONORS AND MAJORED IN ARCHITECTURE AND MOLECULAR BIOCHEMISTRY.

ROSS CANN IS A MEMBER OF THE AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF ARCHITECTS. HE HAS SERVED ON THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES FOR THE NEWPORT ART MUSEUM, THE NATIONAL TENNIS CLUB, THE YALE ASSOCIATION OF RHODE ISLAND AND THE AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF ARCHITECTS’ RHODE ISLAND CHAPTER. HE IS A MEMBER OF THE WASHINGTON SQUARE ADVISORY COMMISSION, THE PRESERVATION SOCIETY OF NEWPORT COUNTY AND NUMEROUS OTHER COMMITTEES, GROUPS AND ORGANIZATIONS.

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Proposed Rendering of a Residential Renovation in Newport, RI

Proposed Rendering of a Residential Renovation in Newport, RI

 
 

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