Living Building Challenge Refresher/Update

It's been over a year since we finished construction on 2 Living Buildings in Amherst, MA. Both buildings have started their path to certification as a living building which means that expected actual performance requirements for energy, waste and water must be demonstrated over twelve consecutive months.  You might ask, Why Certify? Living Buildings are [...]

By |2018-03-14T16:56:40-04:00March 14th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The R.W. Kern Center’s Minimalist Timber Structure

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 [...]

By |2018-01-08T09:24:58-05:00January 8th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments