• firm profile

    Established in 1997, Stein|Troost architecture is a multidisciplinary design firm with a wide range of construction and development experience.


    Projects to date include corporate, commercial, educational, and state and municipal facilities; specialized senior housing and long-term care facilities; multi-family developments and finely crafted custom residences.


    In addition to building design, Stein|Troost provides program development, site planning, zoning analysis and applications for board approvals, interior space planning, construction documentation and contract administration.


    The firm’s principal is a LEED Accredited Professional by the United States Green Building Council. We are committed to offering all our clients green building design appropriate to their project.


    The firm's approach emphasizes collaboration and innovation. Our design philosophy emphasizes simplicity, economy and elegance. Our work is regionally inspired and site specific.


    Finally, the firm is committed to the notion that the products of their work should join with and improve the communities in which they are located.

  • Michael S. Stein, RA, LEED AP

    Mr. Stein holds a Masters of Architecture from Columbia University and is a registered professional architect in both Connecticut and New York.


    He has extensive project experience in institutional, corporate, residential and retail design.  He has directed the planning, design and construction of projects ranging from 100,000 square foot office interiors, multi-million-dollar retirement communities, historic preservation and restoration projects  to highly crafted custom residences.


    Mr. Stein is a member of the Connecticut Green Building Council.  As a LEED AP he has refocused the firm’s design efforts to bring Green Building principals to every appropriate project.



    Registered Professional Architect: State of Connecticut, New York State and Certified Historical Architect, Connecticut



    The Taft School, Watertown CT

    Bachelor of Arts; Trinity College, Hartford CT

    Master of Architecture; Columbia University, NY


    Professional Affiliations

    LEED AP, Connecticut Green Building Council, NCARB, Assisted Living Federation of America

  • Mark T. Troost, RA

    Mr. Troost is a registered professional architect in the state of Connecticut.


    He has acquired extensive experience that includes everything from historic restoration to multi-million dollar commercial and industrial projects.  He has a broad working knowledge of construction typologies, including low-rise wood construction, steel and pre-cast concrete structures, load-bearing and veneer masonry systems, tilt-up concrete, pre-engineered steel systems and glass curtain-wall systems.  He also has extensive experience in planning office spaces and selecting furniture systems.


    Mr. Troost has experience with several different state building, fire and accessibility codes, and has dealt with state agencies on code modifications and interpretations.


    He has coordinated all CAD applications in the offices he has worked, and continues to foster the computer’s use to improve the quality and clarity of construction documents .



    Registered Professional Architect: State of Connecticut



    Bachelor of Architecture;  New York Institute of Technology,  New York State