The Evolution of the Office Desk

Greenwich Residence Featured in CTC&G magazine

A private residence designed by Shope Reno Wharton Architects engineered by DeStefano & Chamberlain was featured in the March 2017 issue of Connecticut Cottages and Gardens. Click here to read the full article.


Penfield Ribbon Cutting

Penfield Pavilion is complete! March 7th was the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the finished renovation of Penfield Pavilion. Penfield Pavilion was left badly damaged after the 1-2 punch of Hurricane Irene and Super-Storm Sandy in 2011 and 2012.  DeStefano & Chamberlain, Inc. were brought in to fill the role of both Architect and Engineer in the restoration process.

Featured on Timber Frame HQ

Jim DeStefano and DeStefano & Chamberlain were recently featured on Timber Frame HQ website. Check out the article here.

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Private Residence Featured

A private residence designed by Shope Reno Wharton architects and engineered by DeStefano & Chamberlain, Inc. on the shores of Long Island Sound was recently featured on Luxe. Interiors + Design. Click here to view the article!


Penfield Move (pt. 2)

The Penfield Pavilion has been moved back into place after the foundations were placed over the course of the summer. Check out some pictures from the building move above!

Penfield Building Move

The building has moved at Penfield! Check out the video of the move in action!

We have lift off!

Construction at Penfield Pavilion in Fairfield, Ct. has begun! The building was damaged by Hurricanes Sandy and Irene and DeStefano & Chamberlain were brought on to head the design team as the architect and engineer for the building renovations and lifting. Check out some of the pictures below!


Mystic Seaport Timbers Going Up

The timbers for the new Thompson Exhibition Building at Mystic Seaport have started to go up! DeStefano & Chamberlain provided the structural engineering for the new building. Designed by Centerbrook Architects, it stands in contrast to the other buildings on the campus and features an exterior appearance of a cresting wave, while the interior resembles an early whaling ship.

Stay tuned for more updates as construction progresses!

ASTM 24 – Flood Design Standard

The ASCE 24-14 Flood Resistant Design and Construction handbook is out! Jim DeStefano sits on the ASCE 24 committee and was largely involved in it’s production. Pick up a copy from the ASCE webstore for the latest flood design recommendations and guidelines from ASCE!