Solutions Architecture Selected as one of the "Best Places to Work in New Jersey, 2021"

20 JULY 2021

Since Solution Architecture's inception nearly 11 years ago, founding principal, Frank Messineo has believed that the development of lasting relationships is at the core of his company’s success. “Relationships are the life blood of our Organization, even more so than profitability and the bottom line.” The primary relationships start with the Solutions Family. We began by assembling a team of caring and competent individuals who enjoy working with one another and enjoy making an impact on our Clients. They work as a team, pull together as a team, and yet always treat one another with a mutual respect and caring that is second-to-none ...

Continue reading...

The People That Make It All Happen

28 April 2020

In a time where we have had to come together in the midst of adversity and in a time where we are paying homage and tribute to those heroes that are working on the front lines, battling this virus and caring for the sick, I want to be sure to recognize some truly amazing people myself. While many have been forced to stop working completely, and while even more have been furloughed for financial concerns, the Solutions Architecture Family continues to pull together to keep our projects moving ...

Continue reading...

Solutions Architecture is Breaking New Ground to Keep Your Projects Moving!

18 March 2020

In these times of unprecedented shut-downs and social distancing, Solutions Architecture announced that they were focusing efforts on being able to maintain the level of service that their clients had become accustomed to. In light of the latest restrictions put in place by the governor and local agencies, and in what would be a ground-breaking effort, Solutions Architecture implemented the first-ever live streaming of bid openings in an effort to minimize contact between their staff, District personnel and contractors alike. After discussions with Board Attorneys and District Administration, the decision was made to limit the attendance at the Bid Openings. And while they could not legally preclude contractors from attending the meetings, the mere suggestion at live-streaming the bids received a resounding response from Contractors who agreed with and applauded Solutions Architecture for the modified protocols designed at ensuring the well-being of all involved. ...

Continue reading...

Lights. Camera. Action! Solutions Celebrates It's 10 Year Anniversary in Grand Style!

24 January 2020

In a night being compared to a Hollywood premiere, Solutions Architecture recently held it’s 10 Year Anniversary Gala and wow, did we do it in style! As architects, a big piece of our business is paying attention to and cultivating the details; in planning this momentous occasion, we relied upon that talent to create an event that would leave a lasting impression, as a thank you to our friends and guests alike. Considering the littlest of details, from the Hollywood-style searchlights outside, the valet parking and the “red carpet” entrance (really orange to match the company’s colors), to the branded ice-sculptures and amazing food prepared by the famed Brownstone, this much-anticipated event celebrated 10 Years of Success and Growth for Solutions Architecture ...

Continue reading...

Solutions Architecture Celebrates its 10th Birthday With Pride

1 October 2019

Wow… I woke up this morning feeling a little nervous, why? you ask. Because it was 10 years ago today, that Solutions Architecture was born. It was October 1st, 2009 and I woke up and started the day firing up my computer on my dining room table, trying to figure out what I was going to do for the rest of my life. I thought to myself, how did I get here? Where would the road lead? ...

Continue reading...

Hawthorne Referendum A Resounding Success!

25 September 2019

Who says that hard work doesn’t pay off!!! The older I get the more I remain convinced that the only way we can move onward and upward is to “Work Hard…” “Put in the Time…” and “Make things Happen” ...

Continue reading...

Solutions' Annual Independence Weekend Celebration & Fireworks

6 July 2019

The Solutions family celebrated the birthday or our great nation in grand style. We even lit up the sky in her honor! Click thru to see more pictures of this monumental day. A great time had by all ...

Continue reading...

Solutions Architecture's Associate Principal featured on AIA New Jersey's Women in Architecture Spotlight Series

12 March 2019

People always ask, how/why did you choose Architecture? It’s a rather interesting story... Architecture is a part of my life and future. I feel it is important for my daughter to grow up seeing her mother committed to succeeding, which will hopefully teach her to be determined to achieve her own accomplishments and prepare her to take on life’s challenges with confidence ...

Continue reading...

Getting a Handle on School Security & Safety

17 January 2019

At the invitation of the Bergen County Association of School Business Officials (BCASBO), Solutions Architecture held an informational seminar that included members of local law enforcement, security experts, members of the Transportation Security Administration and local school business officials. The event was geared toward providing facts and debunking myths, and bringing unfamiliar issues into focus. ...

Continue reading...

Solutions Architecture Celebrates Grand Re-Opening of Verona's Carnegie Library at Ribbon Cutting

1 December 2018

Solutions Architecture alongside the Township of Verona, NJ celebrated the restoration, expansion and grand re-opening of the Verona Public Library, a historic Carnegie library ...

Continue reading...

Solutions' Thanksgiving Give Back

18 November 2018

For the past six years, Solutions Architecture has participated in a Turkey Dinner with the Bergenfield Board of Education wherein we provided food and our time to meet with and serve the homeless at a church, soup kitchen/shelter in Hackensack, NJ ...

Continue reading...

Architect Frank Messineo Completes Successful 26th Year Participating at NJSBA

26 October 2018

Solutions Architecture participated again this year at the annual New Jersey School Board Association (NJSBA) Conference, which offers training, networking and events for school districts, school board members, superintendents, school technology professionals, facilities managers and staff, and curriculum professionals ...

Continue reading...

Learning by Design Magazine announces Fall 2018 "Education Architectual Awards"

1 October 2018

Learning by Design Magazine has recognized Solutions Architecture with their "Outstanding Project Award" for the Ocean Township High School Athletic Performance Center, in LBD's Fall 2018 edition ...

Continue reading...

Solutions Architecture Honored as NJASBO's Associate Business Member Partner of the Year

28 June 2018

The Associate Business Member Partner of the Year is Solutions Architecture of Verona, New Jersey. New Jersey Association of School Business Officials (NJASBO) presented the award to Architectural Principal Frank A. Messineo, AIA, at it's annual conference.

NJASBO is a professional association that promotes the highest standards of ethics and efficiency, provides its membership with professional development and support, and collaborates with entities that affect public education ...

Continue reading...

Solutions Architecture Intern Completes Licensing Exam

20 June 2018

Courtney Reid, who is currently an intern at Solutions Architecture in Verona, has completed the architect registration exam (ARE), a series of six tests to earn an architectural license. Reid, a native of of West Deptford, N.J., earned a bachelor’s in architecture from Philadelphia University in 2013.

The ARE tests assess a candidates knowledge of architectural practice through different phases of a project with the overarching theme of the architect being responsible for the health, safety, and welfare of the public ...

Continue reading...

Solutions Architecture Convenes Roundtable On School Security

11 April 2018

School shooting incidents such as Parkland (2018), Sandy Hook (2012), and Columbine (1999), keep school safety and security in focus over how to keep our children safe. This has given rise to a number of untested and unproven security measures on the market for sale to districts with little knowledge of what works and what doesn’t ...

Continue reading...

Forest Avenue School Unveils Renovated Library

7 June 2017

On Wednesday, June 7, Forest Avenue School unveiled its renovated school library. The renovation was a two-year project, generously funded by a $10,000 donation from the Thomas J. Falcone Memorial Fund and several parent- and student-led fundraisers. “We are so thrilled that the community came together to support our library renovation.” said Forest Avenue Principal Jeffrey Monacelli. He added, “This new space helps us to enhance the students’ love of reading and the importance of having a fully-functioning library in our school that is used for instruction and research.” A total of $30,000 was raised for this renovation ...

Continue reading...

Huey Restoration Plaza Groundbreaking

7 May 2014

Solutions Architecture recently attended the Groundbreaking for our most recent project with the NJVVMF, "Operation Huey Restoration". The project is a memorial plaza with the focal point being a fully restored U.S. Army Helicopter, the UH-1H, more commonly known as a "Huey". This year is the 50th Anniversary of ...

Continue reading...

2013 NJSBA Workshop & Solutions Cocktail Party

December 2013

Thank you to all who visited the Solutions Architecture Booth and attended our cocktail party at this year's NJSBA Workshop. Thanks to each of you and your continued support, Solutions Architecture continues to be successful in all that we do. The Conference provided us a great venue to get together outside of the normal day-to-day business goings on and say a much deserved THANK YOU to all of you. We look forward continuing on with successful projects for our existing relationships and hope that we can begin to earn the trust of new relationships to come. Once again, We thank you!

CANstruction 2013 - Rebuilding Memories. Refueling Hope.

February 2013

For its third straight year, Solutions Architecture has supported this worthwhile Charity event. This year’s theme was “Back to School” and Solutions Architecture, one of five participating teams, CANstructed a “Little Red Schoolhouse” out of over 3,000 cans of non-perishable foods. The foods provided for the competition are all donated to the Community Food Bank of NJ so that they could supply soup kitchens and other homeless food shelters. This year the team was Awarded not one but two of the top prizes for Structural Ingenuity and People’s Choice.