The R.W. Kern Center's Minimalist Timber Structure Designed by Bruner/Cott & Associates and built by Wright Builders, Inc., Hampshire College’s first new building in 40 years showcases local materials and clean connections. By TIMOTHY A. SCHULER Robert BensonR.W. Kern Center (bottom left), Hampshire College The R.W. Kern Center at Hampshire College in Amherst, Mass., was designed [...]
Amanda Sturgeon’s stunning new book, Creating Biophilic Buildings is, at first look, simply a pleasure to hold and to see in its nearly square and generous format and in the texture and illustration on the cover. The signature of this book lives in both its detailing and in her presentation of the path to a biophilic built [...]
Puerto Rico remains in shambles, 3 months after hurricane Maria.
Posted Saturday, Dec 16, 2017 | A survey done recently by Houzz, a home remodeling and design website, showed that more and more homeowners prefer small houses, 1,000 feet or less. Often the smallest home in the neighborhood, these homes are relaxed and easy to keep clean, according to the owners. However, these homeowners use certain tactics [...]
Jonathan A. Wright, Senior Advisor and Principal at Wright Builders, Inc. was nominated by Charles Roberts of Kuhn Riddle Architects, and subsequently chosen as a winner of the trades people category. The Green Giants award program honors the work of trades people, educators, and owners who help build, teach about, envision and fund the green buildings [...]
Released by: Environment Massachusetts Research and Policy Center Release date: Wednesday, July 26, 2017 Clean energy is sweeping across America, and is poised for further dramatic growth in the years ahead.
November 2nd was a perfect day for the groundbreaking ceremony for Greenfield's newest infill project comprised of 4 affordable and 3 market rate townhome condominiums on Deerfield St, walking distance to the Olver Transit Station and downtown Greenfield. With the Honorable William F. Martin, Mayor of Greenfield, MA, present, along with representatives of Greenfield's planning [...]
Green, green, green! This new home achieved LEED Platinum and a -2 HERS Index. What does that mean to the new homeowner? Year round comfort, savings on their utility costs, a nearly zero carbon footprint and feeling good about taking care of the planet. Wright Builders says Thank You!
Wright Builders feels that home is more than just shelter: homes are the most important buildings in our lives. We believe strongly that every building should be a green building – but especially homes. Why? LEED homes or those that are built to the LEED specifications are built to be healthy, providing clean indoor air and [...]
Hinckley Trace, developed by New Harmony Properties, LLC and constructed by Wright Builders, Inc. is nearing completion for early fall occupancy. This small cluster of eight condominium homes in duplex buildings is close to both Florence and Northampton town centers and offers a unique sustainable neighborhood living experience. The remaining three 996 sq. ft. 2 [...]