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PLANNING + FEASIBILITY

 

Williamsburg Old Town Hall Feasibility Study, Williamsburg, MA

2012, fee: $30,000, projected construction cost: n/a

Built in 1841 as a Town Hall, this Greek Revival building is currently used to house portions of the Historical Society’s collection. ADi is providing a full assessment of the building and construction documents for the first phase of renovations.

Haiti Schools

Begun 2009, ongoing fee to-date $40,000 pro bono, construction cost: n/a

Master planning and design of two campuses: Pre-K to 12 educational campus and a teachers college geared toward establishing schools throughout the countryside that educate Haitians in their native Creole rather than French.

Atkin’s Village Center, South Amherst, MA

2001, projected construction cost: n/a

Feasibility study and conceptual plans, in association with Dodson Associates, for a new mixed-use sustainable village center in south Amherst.

Cape Cod Design Manual

Publication including design guidelines for preservation and development of Cape Cod’s historic village centers and surrounding rural landscapes.

Colle Opera House, Montague, MA

1996, construction cost: $1,220,000

Pre-development study for the adaptive re-use of a historically significant three-story brick opera house into a restaurant, tavern, and offices.

Colrain Board of Health, Colrain, MA

2011, demolition cost: $140,000

Feasibility study of three condemned historical houses (a single family home and two two-family homes) to determine the scope of work and cost to renovate into rental housing versus deconstructing or demolishing the structures and replacing them with new, but similar houses.

Englands Building

1996, construction cost: n/a

Feasibility study/schematic design for renovation to historically significant 19th-century 150,000 sf department store. This project has been extended to include design and construction of a nightclub on the first two floors.

Freedom House, Holyoke, MA

2002, construction cost: n/a

Preliminary Study for renovation of a turn-of-the-century brownstone apartment building in Holyoke to provide affordable short- and long-term housing for people with disabilities. This building is located close to the hospital and the YMCA, both of which provide health and rehabilitation services to people with disabilities.

Lamson & Goodnow Feasibility Study, Buckland, MA

2006, construction cost: $13,000,000

In-depth study of adaptive re-use and preservation plan for 170-year-old mill complex.

Pioneer Valley Performing Arts Charter High School, South Hadley, MA

1996, construction cost: $5,570,000

Feasibility study/schematic design for 30,000 sf addition and renovation to 19th-century school building.

Polus Center, Peterborough, NH

2007, construction cost: n/a

Feasibility study and master plan to renovate the Petersham General Store to include an office for the Polus Center, a non-profit organization providing prosthetic limbs for the poor in Central America. Focus was on accessibility improvements.

Simeon Center

1998, construction cost: $2,500,000

Preliminary planning and design for a $2.5 million community of 21 homes oriented toward providing daily assistance to elders in the community.

Sweet Pond Eco Community, Guilford, VT

2007, construction cost: $2,000,000

Preliminary design only: Sweet Pond is 100 beautiful acres of hillsides and woods in southeastern Vermont. Sweet Pond Eco Community will be an intentional community of nine homes; the environmentally-friendly green homes will be clustered in an apple orchard overlooking a beaver pond. Sweet Pond is to be organized as a common-interest-ownership community based on the principals of co-housing. Purchasing a unit entitles the owner to a house, membership in the community, and ownership of an equal undifferentiated share of approximately 83 acres of land to be owned by the community. The homes will share a common driveway, septic system, well, a large community garden, beaver pond, and over 50 acres of preserved woodland.

Windfields, Hadley, MA

1987, construction cost: n/a

Preliminary design for a 160-unit affordable rental community.