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John A. Aharonian, RA President


John established Aharonian & Associates, Inc. in 1989, and has been its principal since its inception. He brings to the company 20 years of experience in the design of retail stores, medical laboratories, offices, housing and schools, as well as industrial, religious, and residential structures.John’s education includes an Associate of Civil Engineering, a Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering, and a Bachelor of Architecture Degree. He is a Registered Architect in Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Hampshire, Vermont, Maine, New York, New Jersey, Deleware, Pennsylvania and Florida and also holds a current NCARB certificate


Aharonian & Associates, Inc. Architects is a multi-disciplinary firm offering a comprehensive range of services in the fields of Architecture, Planning and Interior Design. We offer expertise in adaptive re-use, commercial, institutional, medical, educational, municipal, retail, and residential designs for new construction and renovations including historic preservation and restoration.


Established in 1989 and based in Smithfield, RI, we have been effectively serving the New England region. We have experienced growth as a result of our providing strong design solutions coupled with consistent quality and cost-effective services that are provided in a timely manner. Due to client demand, we have expanded our project developments from New England to include New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware & Florida. Given our success in these areas, we continue to look to other areas of the country to provide top quality architectural services.


Our office staff employees possess expertise in many disciplines and building types. Aharonian & Associates, Inc. makes full use of the latest computer technology in both production and design with the application of AutoCAD, Sketch-Up and FTP file sharing portal. We also incorporate the innovations of LEED Technology to our projects. This technology has been a complete success in coordinating plan upgrades with Facilities Managers while allowing us to meet even the strictest of scheduling requirements. This is a strength that we feel is very important for ourselves and all our clients.

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