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When you find yourself hopping into your local movie theater to catch the latest sci-fi action movie, you’ll be introduced to an archetype of worlds that defy imagination; alien-like civilizations with bridges and buildings that “stretch into the heavens” and test the borders of reality.
Architecture is rooted in history, however ever expanding and evolving to suit the needs of society. “The results can be physically fantastical”, but how can we further the development of a growing civilization on a waning planet? That is the bigger picture.
Allegrone Construction recently completed a 38 Unit Multi-Family Housing project in Easthampton, MA called Parsons Village. It is Massachusetts first Net Zero Affordable Housing project.
After a yearlong construction process, the Hawthorne Valley Farm Store celebrated its official grand reopening last Sunday, June 28.
Allegrone Construction of Pittsfield, Mass. completed the construction project back in 2014. The expansion project included an additional 430 square feet to offer expanded café seating, and a redesign of the front of the store to increase the produce, cheese and deli selections.
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Every story about a green building is a story about people. LEED buildings have a direct impact on the people who eat, live, work and play in them: these high-performing buildings boost the health, productivity and happiness of millions of people across the globe.
Leaders across the globe understand that LEED is a powerful market tool that works. Every story about a LEED building is a story about leaders. These leaders recognize that LEED enhances a company’s triple-bottom line, helps organizations manage their business operations and creates a more sustainable, energy-efficient built environment.
Written by Mahesh Ramanujam, Chief Operating Officer of the U.S. Green Building Council
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Check out this video of the Carriage House move as part of the Gore Place project in Waltham, MA.