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The Oaks at Weatherby Ribbon Cutting

The Oaks at Weatherby formally opened with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on November 23rd in Woolwich Township, New Jersey. BartonPartners was proud to team with Community Investment Strategies Inc (CIS) to design the township’s first affordable rental housing development.

Sustainable by Design

Too many designers and build­ers start with expensive products and tech­nol­ogies in an effort to create energy-efficient homes. It is best to start with simple, com­mon­sense solutions to achieve sus­tain­ability by design.

Green Building Starts with Land Planning and Urban Design

Does sustainability only mean that proposed buildings within a project meet some sort of criteria (LEED® or otherwise) that designate them as “green”? Or, is there a more elusive, perhaps more encompassing definition to the term sustainability?

Installment 1: SIPs Construction

BartonPartners and Insulspan are improving on the current model for protected wood-frame construction without significantly impacting construction cost. We can improve: speed of construction, construction quality, labor efficiency, the thermal and moisture envelope, sustainability, quality, and operating expenses for maintenance and energy.

The Hamilton is Awarded the 2010 Innovator of the Year Award

  [caption id="attachment_242" align="alignright" width="200" caption="Image Copyright Plymouth Photo Studio"][/caption] September 21, New York, NY -- The Hamilton proudly received the 2010 Innovator of the Year Award from the New York State Association for Affordable Housing. The Hamilton is conveniently located on the Genesee River and the River walkway in the popular Southwedge neighborhood in Rochester, NY. The Hamilton has played an extraordinary role in the overall community revitalization. This affordable housing project has risen out of a site that,…

Special-Needs Housing

BartonPartners specializes in the design and planning of facilities that provide all levels of care for those with special needs. We understand how to create facilities that work well and feel right for residents and staff.

BIA Seminar: Rethinking Homebuilding

BIA of Philadelphia: Re-imagining Homebuilding September, 15 2010 Presenters: Tom Barton, BartonPartners Architects Planners Beth Miller, Community Design Collaborative Sheldon Walter, Custom Building Systems Jim Wentling, James Wentling/Architects View BIA Presentation (pdf)

HUD Grants to Require LEED for Neighborhood Development

In line with HUD’s commitment to smart growth and sustainability, BartonPartners can work with you to design and promote environmentally responsible, profitable, and healthy community plans. Read more about how our experience can help you meet the requirements for HUD grants.