2015 ACEC Award – The Brooks House

Stevens & Associates Wins Award For The Historic Brooks House BRATTLEBORO, VT, March  2015 — Stevens & Associates, P.C. received an award in this year’s Engineering Excellence Awards Competition by the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) of Vermont. The Awards recognize outstanding examples of engineering excellence in projects recently completed within Vermont. The architectural …

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Brooks House on the Chronicle

A few months ago, Chronicle reporter Ted Reinstein interviewed Bob Stevens to discuss The Brooks House for a segment called Main Streets and Back Roads: Brattleboro, Vermont.  This piece features the Chelsea Royal Diner, the Brattleboro Ski Jump, and provides a glimpse at what is currently happening at Rudyard Kipling’s old home. The segment airs tonight on WCVB at 7:30. Here are …

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Hilltop Arts Barn

Stevens & Associates’ latest project, an arts barn at Hilltop Montessori School, is complete. The school approached us wanting arts space, a gymnasium, and a multi-use function space. There was an old barn on the property that was a candidate for these needs. After looking at various options, the design team and client decided to …

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Brooks House Grand Opening

Stevens & Associates is delighted to announce the grand opening of the Brooks House, a historic restoration and adaptive reuse project that has been 3 years in the making. The building, a cornerstone of downtown Brattleboro, burned in 2011. A team of investors, including Stevens & Associates founder Bob Stevens, came together to renovate the …

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The SCADpad: Adaptive Reuse of a Different Sort

What to do with an underused parking garage in Atlanta? If you’re a student at SCAD (the Savannah College of Art and Design), you turn it into a village of three, 135-square-foot microhomes called SCADpads, then have students, faculty, and guests live in them.   Like a lot of design school projects, the SCADpads are …

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Wetland Functions: Education, Erosion, and Water Quality

We’re rounding up our Wetlands series with the final four functions of a wetland. It’s important to remember that wetlands affect all development projects, not just rural development. Wetland areas exist in downtowns, too, or adjacent to them. They also protect our downtowns from damage during storm and flood events. Exemplary Natural Community: Essentially, this …

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