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

Lapointe Architect has been selected to exhibit our work at the Twenty + Change exhibition, opening in Toronto on June 3, 2009, in conjunction with the City of Toronto's Festival of Architecture and Design. Twenty + Change is an annual exhibition series "dedicated to p...

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...

Monday, June 30, 2008

The Fifth Town Artisan Cheese Factory held its grand opening this past Saturday and Sunday. The festivities included a Wine and Cheese sampling, an art tour and a building tour. Francis led the 12 building tours and provided detailed explanations of the ground source h...

Sunday, February 24, 2008

Drywalling has begun at the Fifth Town Artisan Cheese Factory. This is one of the last steps to be completed before the installation of finishes begins. The Owners hope to begin producing test batches of cheese in their new facility by the end of March, with a Grand Op...