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River Architects completes the world’s first Passive House Certified cidery

River Architects, a Hudson Valley-based architecture firm specializing in sustainability, celebrates the completion of the world’s first Passive House Certified cidery – Seminary Hill Orchard & Cidery in Callicoon, New York. The 9,300-square-foot building, which opens June 25, 2021, houses an organic hard cider production facility, tasting area, commercial kitchen, and event space.

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Branch Technology completes the first 3D-printed commercial building envelope in the United States

Branch Technology has created another category defining project with Tennessee Valley Federal Credit Union’s newest office building.  This is the first 3D printed GFRC façade in the world; it also defines several other categories, the first commercial building with a 3D printed building envelope in the US, and the first freeform 3D printed composite project ever. 

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Greenhouse dispensary in Skokie, Illinois

Each and every Greenhouse patron is in for a visual treat upon arriving at the building. The soothing contours of the façade stir the imagination and confer a sense of calm before they even step foot inside to sample the wares. They can thank the creativity of Camburas Theodore and the ingenuity of Sto.

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Filson NYC Flagship store in mid-town Manhattan

Filson’s New York flagship store in mid-town Manhattan, designed by Heliotrope Architects, occupies a 4,000-square-foot former mattress store in an 1800s brownstone located on Broadway, near Union Square. The store showcases the product line in an immersive experience that brings the brand to life in the heart of the city.

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The Whitney Hotel in Boston’s Beacon Hill

The Whitney Hotel is a new, 65-room boutique hotel in Boston’s Beacon Hill. Named after prominent industrialist and former owner Henry Melville Whitney, the project comprises the historic John Jeffries House, originally constructed in 1908 as nurses’ housing for Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary. The building was reconfigured, renovated, and expanded with a four-story addition on an adjacent parking lot that includes an additional 21 hotel rooms, the main entrance, and lobby. It also houses Peregrine, a Mediterranean restaurant/bar by an award-winning owner duo.

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State Theatre in Austin, Texas

State Theatre is a renovation project currently in progress that was designed by the Austin/San Antonio-based firm Clayton Korte. Built on Congress Avenue next to the Paramount, Austin’s original performing arts venue, State Theatre opened as a movie palace in 1935. Today, the theatre produces a range of drama, comedy, music, dance, and spoken-word events. The development of a hotel project next door prompted a renovation to reposition the theatre as an incubator for future Paramount performers and an entry point for new audiences with Austin Theatre Alliance.

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Medina Winery in Texas

Incorporating the masonry walls of an existing barn and goat shed, Clayton Korte’s design concept for the Medina Winery reflects a farmer’s approach to winery operations: a facility that embodies pragmatism, simplicity, and flexibility.

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Central Roofing re-roofs top of historic Itasca building

In the trendy North Loop section of Minneapolis, the Warehouse District is anchored by Itasca Lofts condominiums. More than 100 years old, the converted warehouse is home to 71 units plus a restaurant, comedy club and commercial space on the first floor. Six stories tall, the structure’s old roof was failing until Encompass Inc. and Central Roofing Company stepped in to help.

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Cradle to Cradle Certified products

The Cradle to Cradle program certifies products based on five quality categories—material health, material reutilization, renewable energy and carbon management, water stewardship, and social fairness. Click here to see a list of building supply & materials, as well as other products, that are Cradle to Cradle certified.