Samuel E. Gardner, AIA


Sam Gardner has over 30 years of experience in transportation and infrastructure upgrades; downtown revitalization and TOD planning; historic rehabilitation and adaptive re-use projects. For the past 20 years, Sam has played a key role in many of the state’s rail, transit and airport facility design and renovation initiatives. Before joining GWG, he ran TAMS Consultants, Inc’s Stamford office for over five years renovating and expanding ConnDOT’s New Haven rail line stations. Registered in Connecticut since 1985, Sam received the “Emerging Architect Design Award” from AIA/CT for a broad body of work preserving and revitalizing the downtown districts of New Haven, South Norwalk, and Stamford, Connecticut.

2012 Connecticut Main Street “Award of Excellence for Historic Preservation” for New London Parade Plaza Renovation

2000 AIA/CT Design Award – “Architecture in the Community” for

Historic Restoration of the New Canaan Railroad Station