Month: February 2014

Timber Frame at Haystack Baselodge topped out!

The timber frame at the Haystack Club Base Lodge has been finally topped off. The structural insulated panels (SIP) and rough carpentry have now begun to go up and the building envelope is nearing completion!

Click here to see some shots of the erection process taken by South County Post and Beam

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Discovery Museum Exhibit

Several months ago, DeStefano & Chamberlain, Inc. sponsored an exhibit at the Discovery Museum in Bridgeport, CT. The exhibit explained various green technologies in the building and engineering industry including a case study of a project DeStefano & Chamberlain undertook which employe a number of energy saving and environmentally responsible building techniques. Though the exhibit has come and gone, you can still see some of the displays here and here!

Be sure to check out the most recent events at the Discovery Museum to see what they have to offer!

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Hotchkiss Biomass Facility Awarded

The Hotchkiss Biomass Facility has recently been selected for three design awards.

Woodworks – Green Design Award

AIA Connecticut Built Design Honor Award

AIA New England 2013 Honor Award for Design Excellence

These three awards recognize the unique design and architecture of the biomass facility. The structure used curves glulams to create a rolling roof plane which served as the base for the facility’s green roof.

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