Thursday, March 22, 2012

The renovation of the Picton Manse into a luxury 7 bedroom Inn has been featured in the spring 2012 issue of County & Quinte Living. The article (pages 34-41) details the work that went into the complex renovation and includes several fantastic photos by Daniel Vaughan...

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Construction has wrapped up on The Fifth Town Artisan Cheese Factory’s 500sf addition to expand the processing and storage space. The factory’s success has led to a higher product output that the original building was designed for. Hopefully, the new addition will keep...

Tuesday, January 5, 2010

Lapointe Architects' Fifth Town Artisan Cheese has been featured in Building Magazine's December 2009 / January 2010 issue titled "LEEDing the Way in 2009". The article bestowed three awards, Developer of the Year, Project of the Year, and Consultant of the Year based...

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

The Fifth Town Artisan Cheese has again enlisted the services of Lapointe Architects to design an expansion to the ever popular Factory. The (re)Source Pavilion was successful in dealing with the need for an enlarged tasting space, and now Lapointe Architects is helpin...

Wednesday, July 1, 2009

The Fifth Town Artisan Cheese Factory has once again landed Lapointe Architects in a book. Wood WORKS! a publication of the Canadian Wood Council awarded Fifth Town the Green Building Wood Design Award in 2008. (see http://www.lapointe-arch.com/news/2008/10/fifth-town-...

Tuesday, April 7, 2009

The Fifth Town Artisan Cheese Company has been awarded the Ontario Premier's Agri-Food Innovation Excellence award, a $2.5 million, five-year program (now in its third year) established to recognize innovators who contribute to the success of Ontario's agri-food sector...

Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Construction Canada magazine, a national publication, this month featured the Fifth Town Artisan Cheese Factory on their cover. The description for the article written by John Kokko, P.Eng., Enermodal Engineering reads as follows:

"From Plain Jane and County Maple to...

Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Lapointe Architects is one of only three North American architects (and the only Canadian architect) featured in an international book focusing on industrial buildings titled Factory Design published by German publisher Braun. The book will be available in your local b...

Friday, March 13, 2009

The Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) today confirmed that after a rigorous audit process, the Fifth Town Artisan Cheese Factory has been awarded the difficult to achieve LEED Platinum designation. LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is a sustainab...

Saturday, February 21, 2009

The Fifth Town Artisan Cheese Factory was awarded the Elizabeth R. Murray Award at a ceremony at the Warring House in Prince Edward County last night. The award is granted to the most sustainable P.E.C. building each year. The award was name after a former municipal pl...

Saturday, January 31, 2009

The principal of Lapointe Architects, Francis, has been asked to present some of his work at the upcoming 2009 Wood Design Conference to be held in late February in Sudbury and Winnipeg . Francis' presentation will describe the use of non-dimensional wood for the const...

Wednesday, December 3, 2008

The Fifth Town Artisan Cheese Factory has won a fourth design award. The 2008 Ontario Concrete Architectural Merit Award is awarded to "buildings or other structures in which the architectural considerations or design predominantly influenced the overall project". For...

Wednesday, November 26, 2008

Fifth Town Artisan Cheese Factory has won the Staff Choice Design Exchange Award. The awards were announced on November 25, 2008 at a gala dinner held on the historic Trading Floor at the Design Exchange (DX), Canada s design museum. Established in 1991, the Design Exc...

Tuesday, November 25, 2008

The Fifth Town Artisan Cheese Factory's innovative use of geothermal technology was recently recognized with an Award of Excellence by the Canadian GeoExchange Coalition. The technology that was recognized by this award was a 12 ton Ice Kube GeoExchange™ system, which...

Wednesday, November 12, 2008

The Fifth Town Artisan Cheese Factory has won the 2008 Wood WORKS! Green Building Wood Design Award. The Wood WORKS! Awards (by the Canadian Wood Council) recognize people and organizations dedicated to pioneering and preserving the use of wood in Ontario. The Fifth To...

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