The stone cladding on the Lake Simcoe timber house is advancing quickly. The stone is a combination of Arriscraft stones, cut and broken, and interspersed with several other coloured stones to similate a rustic stone house appearance. The combination of the stone and the fir timber and trim provides a rich palette of materials and colours. #SimcoeHouse #LakeSimcoe #OurProject
The Fifth Town Artisan Cheese Factory has finally been issued for Tender! The pre-qualified bidders are limited to Knudsen Construction from Belleville, Mirtren Construction from Trenton and Peak Construction from Brighton. Bids must be received by May 16th. Sub-trades are invited to contact the above bidders directly. The owners hope to award the contract by mid-May, and construction should start shortly thereafter. #FifthTownCheese #FifthTown #OurProject #greenarchitecture
Construction documents for the Fifth Town Artisan Cheese Factory (http://www.fifthtown.ca/) will be issued for Tender in mid-April 2007 with construction slated to start in mid-May.
We have spent the past six months reexamining alternative energy generation systems including wind, solar photovoltaic, solar hot water, geo-thermal, and bio-mass. We are also exploring the possibility of creating a naturalized wetland to dispose of the waste whey in an environmentally-friendly
Construction on our new project, Blythdale House, is proceeding on schedule. The exterior finished will include copper, ArrisCraft honed and split-face stone, and thick Spanish cedar siding on the cantilevered mud room section. A wonderful alternative to stucco has been found for the north and east elevations. We will be using a flint-coloured cement-board panel known as SuperPanel (www.engineeredassemblies.com). The product will have the appearance of large sheets of slate.