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Local Architect Works on Renovation of Alma Mater

Local Architect Works on Renovation of Alma Mater

| August 2, 2017

Bridgeport, CT – When local architect George Perham put a shovel in the ground at Stratford High School’s groundbreaking for a $125 million renovation, it was at the building where he first fell in love with architectural drawing. “This was one of the most meaningful groundbreakings of my career,” said Perham. “As I stood there […]

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KBE Ranked Among Top 400 National Contractors

KBE Ranked Among Top 400 National Contractors

| July 30, 2017

Farmington, CT – KBE Building Corporation was recently ranked as one of the top 400 contractors and one of the top New England contractors by Engineering News-Record. Jim Culkin, KBE COO, noted that, “We’ve been ranked by ENR among the nation’s top 400 contractors each year for at least the last 20 years.” Among the […]

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Energy Upgrades Help Bring School Building Back to Life

Energy Upgrades Help Bring School Building Back to Life

| July 19, 2017

Bridgeport, CT – Bridgeport International Academy (BIA), housed in the former Seaside Institute for girls, built in 1886 as a school for female workers at an adjacent factory, has made major updates to its facility’s energy infrastructure to coincide with its teachings on conservation. United Illuminating (UI), a subsidiary of AVANGRID Inc., assisted a unique […]

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MassDevelopment Finances School Expansion

MassDevelopment Finances School Expansion

| July 19, 2017

Boston – MassDevelopment has issued a $10 million tax-exempt bond on behalf of Foxborough Regional Charter School (FRCS), which serves students from kindergarten through 12th grade in Foxborough and nearby communities. FRCS will use bond proceeds to buy and renovate an 83,400sf building behind its existing 131 Central Street campus. The new building will house […]

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Brewster Academy Projects

Brewster Academy Projects

| July 12, 2017

Wolfeboro, NH – Milestone has completed the construction of the Admissions office at Brewster Academy.   Milestone is also starting construction this month on a new Student Faculty Residence Hall on campus, for 24 student and three faculty families. The Architect for the Admissions Office was Lavallee Brensinger. The construction consisted of the complete renovation […]

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Hajian Architects Completes MIT Addition

Hajian Architects Completes MIT Addition

| July 11, 2017

Cambridge, MA – Hajian Architects Inc. has completed the design for a new addition and renovation for the Delta Kappa Epsilon (DKE) fraternity at MIT, located on Memorial Drive and the Charles River. The five-story building, constructed in 1925, was originally designed as a fraternity house by renowned architect Felix Burton of Boston. In 2008, Hajian […]

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Wentworth CPCE Announces New BSFM Program

Wentworth CPCE Announces New BSFM Program

| July 10, 2017

Boston – Wentworth Institute of Technology College of Professional and Continuing Education (CPCE) recently announced the launch of a new degree program; a Bachelor of Science in Facility Management (BSFM) Program. The BSFM program are designed for working professionals that allows students to complete the degree while still being able to work full-time and fulfill their […]

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Construction to Start for New Duke University On-Campus Complex

Construction to Start for New Duke University On-Campus Complex

| July 7, 2017

Designed by Centerbrook Centerbrook, CT – Duke University announced that construction will begin this summer for the new Karsh Alumni and Visitors Center designed by Centerbrook Architects & Planners. The new building will include event and office space for the Duke Alumni Association and a visitor center, totaling nearly 47,000sf of new construction and renovations. Highlighting the […]

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Gilbane Breaks Ground on Wentworth Building

Gilbane Breaks Ground on Wentworth Building

| June 30, 2017

Boston – Gilbane Building Company joined Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh, city of Boston officials, Leers Weinzapfel Associates architects, Wentworth President Zorica Pantić, trustees, alumni, students, and faculty for the groundbreaking of a multipurpose academic building on the Huntington Avenue campus at Wentworth Institute of Technology. Gilbane is serving as construction manager for the development […]

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Five Accepted to NCARB’s IPAL Initiative

| June 30, 2017

Boston – University of Massachusetts Amherst and Boston Architectural College were among the five additional programs that have been accepted to join the Integrated Path to Architectural Licensure (IPAL) initiative that enables students to pursue a license while in school. Spearheaded by the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB), IPAL enables accredited programs to […]

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