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...

Thursday, July 16, 2009

The Prince Edward County group of active and retired business women, Women Around Noon, were treated to a wonderful day of architectural tours and spectacular food yesterday. The 55 women were given a tour of Cressy House by architect Francis Lapointe. The house tour w...

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-...

Friday, June 19, 2009

The majority of the strapping and roofing of the pavilion was completed after three days of extensive work by the volunteers. The installation of the 'leftover' metal roofing and cedar shingles when as planned, except for some minor changes. Unfortunately, there wasn't...

Monday, June 1, 2009

The structural elements of the (re) source pavilion have been completed over the past weekend. The pavilion is being built by a group of local and student volunteers who have an interest in sustainable architecture. The mature ash logs were harvested directly on the si...

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...