Patricia K Gill, AIA
GILL & GILL ARCHITECTS, LLC
39 Wall Street
Norwalk, Connecticut



Daughter of respected naval architect and marine engineer, Joseph Koelbel, Patricia Koelbel Gill grew up on Long Island and in Northern Virginia. She co-founded the Norwalk-based architecture and design firm, GILL & GILL ARCHITECTS with husband, Harrison Gill III, AIA in 1990. The firm has designed hundreds of residential projects across Connecticut, New York and beyond. In 1997 the couple formed a second design venture, Gill, Ackermann and Associates, specializing in corporate interiors, commercial buildings and institutional design. Ms. Gill received her Bachelors Degree in Architecture from the University of Virginia in 1981. Prior to founding her own firm she was senior associate in the New York firm, Andrew Shen and Associates and later worked closely with noted New Canaan, Connecticut Architect, Mario Polizzotti.

Ms. Gill has designed many new homes and noted additions to historic structures. One of her residential designs was recently cited by the Westport Historic District Commission as an outstanding architectural example in the Old Kings Highway Historic District. Ms. Gill has designed new houses and additions throughout Connecticut and elsewhere.

Ms. Gill is registered to practice architecture in New York and Tennessee. She is also a registered Interior Designer in Connecticut. She is a long-standing member of the American Institute of Architects, AIA Connecticut and the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Her distinguished residential work has gained wide-spread praise in the communities of Darien, New Canaan, Westport and Weston. Her projects have been featured prominently on recent open-house tours in both Darien and New Canaan. GILL & GILL ARCHITECTS has become noted in recent years for the design of fine Shingle Style residences that draw inspiration from the traditional American residences of northeastern coastal communities like Newport, Watch Hill, Greenwich, and East Hampton.

Active in the Norwalk Community, the Gills have five children all of whom have attended the Norwalk Public School System, where both Mr. Gill and his wife have been generous volunteers of both time and talent. Ms. Gill has volunteered her time with several programs in the Norwalk Public Schools. She served as superintendent of the Sunday School Program at the First Congregational Church of Norwalk. Coming from a long line of avid boaters, Ms. Gill is a member of Cedar Point Yacht Club in Westport, Connecticut, long recognized as one of the finest sailboat racing clubs on the East Coast.

With a current staff of eight, GILL & GILL ARCHITECTS has had offices on Wall Street in the traditional heart of Norwalk, Connecticut since 1993. Ms. Gill has a passionate interest the design of distinctive residences and personally oversees every project the firm designs.


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