Construction Design & Engineering

Timberline Construction completes 25,252 s/f fit-out at Tatte Commissary

South Boston, MA According to Timberline Construction, they have completed the 25,252 s/f commissary fit-out of the new Tatte Boston Commissary located at 60 Old Colony Ave. Working with Tatte and Answers Inc., Timberline successfully coordinated a complete fit-out of this industrial warehouse building to create new baking facilities and a small café.

Margulies Perruzzi utilized cross-laminated timber on historic renovation project in South Boston

South Boston, MA Margulies Perruzzi (MP), along with Commodore Builders and structural engineer McNamara Salvia, have utilized cross-laminated timber (CLT) to add two stories to an existing 1920’s era brick and beam building at 69 A St., creating a five-story 45,000 s/f building

Dellbrook|JKS breaks ground at Alma del Mar Frederick Douglass - the architects of the project is Arrowstreet

New Bedford, MA Dellbrook|JKS broke ground at the 52,000 s/f, K-8 Alma del Mar Frederick Douglass Campus on Church St. alongside socially distanced scholars, teachers, staff, and the architects of the project, Arrowstreet. The new campus, which currently sits on a four-acre site,

Nicholls joins Gienapp Architects as architectural designer draftsperson

Danvers, MA According to Gienapp Architects, Emma Nicholls has joined the firm as an architectural designer draftsperson. She is responsible for 3D models, renderings and drawing sets from the preliminary design phase through construction documents. “I really enjoy being part of the architecture/building industry. Each day brings an opportunity to learn something new whether it’s a different construction method or rendering software technique.

Callahan Const. Mgrs. completes The Residence at Penniman Hill

Hingham, MA Callahan Construction Managers has completed The Residence at Penniman Hill, a new assisted living community. The development is owned and operated by LCB Senior Living, LLC, which operates throughout New England. The Architectural Team, Inc. (TAT) served as the design firm. This is Callahan’s fourth project with LCB Senior Living.

DJSA Architecture promotes Silvia to associate

Raynham, MA DJSA Architecture PC, has promoted Zachary Silvia to the position of associate. In this role, Silvia, who prior to his promotion, held the title of project architect, is responsible for working with clients from project conception through occupancy, participating in all phases of project design and construction administration, and the evaluation of site conditions and constraints, among other duties.

Vertical housing in suburban markets: The time is now - by Brent Maugel

As a young architectural student, I remember reading Latvian-American architect Gunnar Birkerts’ urban planning book Process and Expression in Architectural Form. In the book, Birkerts encouraged maximizing the height of space above the ground plane, as well as the depth of space below the ground plane. The concept created a vertical stacking where people interaction spaces lived above ground and the non-interactive, unsightly spaces were located below; it would be a utopian built environment where all movements of utilities, trash, and vehicles would never see the light of day.

Landry/French completes Schooner Estates - designed by Gawron Turgeon

Auburn, ME Landry/French Construction has completed the  Schooner Memory Care. Located on an eight-acre site next to Schooner Estates, a senior living community on Stetson Rd, this new 47,600 s/f facility specializes in memory care and assisted living.  Designed by Gawron Turgeon Architects, the 66-unit facility features private and semi-private apartments in three 22-bed neighborhoods.

Green Leaf Construction begins office fit-up for Acton Medical

Hudson, MA Green Leaf Construction has begun construction on the build out of a 5,000 s/f primary care suite for Acton Medical Associates at the Shops at Highland Commons. Once complete, the new space will be Acton Medical’s fourth location; with a main office in Acton, and existing satellite facilities in Littleton and Harvard, Mass.  Designed by Maugel Architects of Harvard, Mass. with engineering by Design Day Mechanical and Pristine Engineers

MHAI hires Peronace as a senior structural engineer

Branford, CT Michael Horton Associates, Inc. (MHAI) has hired Luigi Peronace as a senior structural engineer. Peronace brings over 13 years of project management, structural engineering and construction administration experience on various commercial, institutional and multi-family residential projects. Over the course of his career, he has completed a broad range of inspection and design work including the renovation of higher education and healthcare facilities and the rehabilitation of public bridges and tunnels.