Representative Building Evaluation & Structural Experience
Building superstructures have included wood frame, pre-engineered steel, structural steel, masonry, reinforced concrete, and concrete masonry unit construction. Not included in the listing below are numerous structural analysis projects performed for forensic purposes for insurance company’s, banking institutions, and municipalities of both commercial and residential structures of various structural configuration and construction. (Including previous experience at other firms)
Mount Desert Public Works Building, Northeast Harbor, Maine
Structural & Civil design, as well as overall project coordination of new Public Works Building for the Town of Mount Desert. Project included the demolition of the existing structure and construction of new 12,200 square foot building on the same site. Building is a custom Pre-engineered metal building with mechanics bays, offices, break room, truck bays, parts room and wash bay. Scope of work included foundation design, site layout and grading, project coordination, permitting, bidding and construction administration services. Construction complete.
Rehabilitate Headquarters Facility Predesign, Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor, Maine
Structural and code compliance evaluation of approximately 12 structures and a public water system for the existing Acadia National Park headquarters complex. The project consists of evaluating the structural systems and existing buildings with regard to current code mandated loading, as well as deficiencies noted. Building types include; proprietary metal building, steel frame with CMU infill buildings, wood frame buildings and concrete/CMU buildings. All buildings were visually surveyed, analyzed and detailed report provided. The intent is to help the Owner decide on whether to renovate the existing facility or look at relocation and new construction and therefore costs of upgrades were also developed. The existing water supply and distribution system was also analyzed. Project will include schematic design of renovations or alternative solutions. Project is ongoing. Project coordinated through Roc Caivano Architects.
Jordan Pond House Deck/Roof Evaluation, Acadia National Park, Bar Harbor, Maine
Structural evaluation of existing roof/deck system to evaluate significant deflection. Project includes emergency shoring recommendations and then evaluation of condition, loading parameters and structural modifications for long term support. Project is complete. Project coordinated with Roc Caivano Architects.
Wright Hall Existing Conditions Report, Acadia National Park, Schoodic Point, Maine
Structural and code compliance evaluation of medical clinic building for reuse as an Environmental College Building for the Schoodic Education and Research Center (SERC) complex. The project consists of evaluating the building with regard to current code mandated loading, as well as deficiencies noted. The building was visually surveyed, analyzed and a report provided with detailed structural deficiencies noted, recommendations for upgrades given and cost estimates provided. Roof and frame upgrades were noted and detailed. The report was used to plan and execute the renovation of the building. Project complete. Project coordinated through Roc Caivano Architects.
Schooner Commons Dining Facility, Acadia National Park, Schoodic Point, Maine
Structural and code compliance evaluation of dining structure for the Schoodic Education and Research Center (SERC) complex. The project consists of evaluating the building with regard to current code mandated loading, as well as deficiencies noted. The building was visually surveyed, analyzed and a report provided with detailed structural deficiencies noted, recommendations for upgrades given and cost estimates provided. The report was used to plan and execute phased renovation of the building. Project complete. Project coordinated through Roc Caivano Architects.
Bar Harbor Bank and Trust – Ellsworth Branch, Ellsworth, Maine
Structural and civil design of new 5,600 square foot branch office. Building was designed using steel fame, energy efficient SIP panels and custom timber trusses to provide an open, airy atmosphere. Structural design included steel frame, steel moment frames, SIP panel design, foundation design and timber truss design. Project complete. Project Architect is Theriault/Landman Associates.
Port Security Building, Bar Harbor, Maine
Structural design of new port security building for Town of Bar Harbor. Building is attached to pier on one side and supported by wood column foundation over the ocean due to marine impact restrictions. Building is 2 story steel frame and designed for marine loading on foundation support system. Project complete. Project coordinated with Design Group Collaborative.
Eastern Machias Aquatic Research Center, East Machias, Maine
Structural evaluation and design of modifications to existing industrial building. Building served as a power station in the past and is being renovated to serve as a research center. Work includes evaluation modifications to original steel superstructure, adding of a second floor to the building, roof and wall support upgrades and associated structural work. Project is funded by USDA/RD. Project complete. Project coordinated through Design Group Collaborative.
Cobscook Bay Resource Center, Eastport, Maine
Structural evaluation and design of modifications and addition to existing structure. A historical building is being renovated and modified to serve as a research center. Work includes new foundation under old building, reinforcing of existing roof and floor systems, structural design of addition to building and associated structural work. Project Phase I complete. Project coordinated through Design Group Collaborative.
Rockefeller Building Renovations, Acadia National Park, Schoodic Point, Maine
Structural upgrade of historical structure for the Schoodic Education and Research Center (SERC) complex. The project consists of evaluating existing structural system impacts for installation of new elevator, as well as deck capacity for future use. Project complete. Project coordinated through Roc Caivano Architects.
St. Croix No. 1 Fire Station Renovations, City of Calais, Maine
Coordinate the site, structural and architectural renovations to historic fire station. Project includes structural upgrades and renovation to building shell and hose tower. Renovations include extensive repair and replacement of structural systems. Renovation based on structural review and report also provided as part of our services. Phase I renovations complete.
Williamson Residence, Great Cranberry Island, Maine
Structural design of extensive residential project designed by Van Dam Architecture. Project includes custom roof framing due to complicated roof lines, as well as complicated floor framing plans to provide multiple finish floor elevations throughout. Project complete.
Kikun Housing Project, Pleasant Point Reservation, Maine
Structural and civil design of 3 apartment buildings for new housing project. Project includes complete civil design, structural design of all buildings, including a semi-circle Community Room, bidding and construction administration services. Project under Maine State Housing Authority jurisdiction and review. Project complete. Architect on project was Design Group Collaborative.
Lisa Stewart Woman’s Health Center, Bar Harbor, Maine
Construction of new, wood/steel frame, three story, 4,000 SF medical office building. Services included structural design, site design and permitting and construction phase services. Architect on; project Fraser Associates Architects. Project in construction.