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“Next” looks at the unique nature of the rapid expansion of craft brewing in the New England region, and the necessarily shifting trends within a relatively small market. At 1:25 into the audio, the speaker mentions four favorite craft breweries, three of which are Austin Design projects! Direct link here.

Citing Austin Design, from their blog post yesterday (09.28.2017) Tin Bridge Brewing, Three Others, Opening in Western Mass. Soon – Floodwater Brewing in Buckland is profiled… “Floodwater Brewing is also getting closer to opening, having obtained both its farmer brewers license and its pouring permit. Located at 40 State Street in the shared village of Shelburne […]

ADi’s Tom Chalmers was interviewed at length in the weekend Worcester Telegram, talking about his thoughtful approach to rehabilitating historic structures – in this case, the 1870 Berlin, MA Town Hall. Read the article here.

From the Franklin County Community Development Corporation‘s August newsletter: The Structure is up! This month we saw some exciting progress on our Cold Storage Facility! After its completion, the new facility will quadruple the FPC’s production capacity. Austin Design has been working with FCCDC on Wells Street in Greenfield with several projects, this being the latest […]

Zachary Livingston has obtained the second permit required for the future home of Floodwater Brewing Co. On Tuesday, the Selectboard quickly approved a [MA Farmer Series] pouring permit, so that his premises at 40 State St. will be able to both serve glasses of beer and sell bottled beer made on the premises. The building, […]

As the post states, click to 3o:00 minutes in for the good news! Zack Livingston’s Floodwater Brewing will be opening very soon in beautiful downtown Buckland, Massachusetts, at 40 State Street.

Austin Design has been honored to partner with the Northampton Brewery four times on significant expansion projects. They now hold the title of the oldest brewpub in New England. Congratulations to Janet Egelston-Cichy and the gang! It was August 1987, and then-President Ronald Reagan had recently challenged Soviet Union President Mikael Gorbachev to “tear down […]

From Greenfield Community TV. Our project manager for this community-building project, Helaina Balcanoff, leads off the footage helping to frame a wall (right foreground)!

Austin Design’s Helena Balcanoff has managed our pro-bono design work for this local affordable housing project with the Pioneer Valley Habitat for Humanity chapter. This past weekend, volunteers began framing and raising walls for this hands-on exercise in building community. Wearing a yellow Habitat for Humanity hard hat Saturday afternoon, 46-year-old Christa Pylant hammered one […]

Austin Design’s brewery client Zack Livingston is almost ready to open his Floodwater Brewing Co. in Buckland, MA. He’ll be producing, retailing, and pouring his own brews riverside at 40 State Street. A public hearing is planned for Tuesday, Aug. 8, when the Selectboard considers a Farmer Series Pouring Permit License for Floodwater Brewing Co. […]

 ADi staff designer Helaina Balcanoff has been spearheading our collaboration with Pioneer Valley Habitat for Humanity on this worthy project. Article by Joshua Solomon, in the Greenfield Recorder, Tuesday, July 25, 2017. After building several homes in Montague the past few years, Pioneer Valley Habitat for Humanity will begin building its first home in Greenfield in […]

From MassLive’s announcement: Tree House Brewing Company opened its new heavily anticipated 55,000-square-foot brewery in Charlton this past weekend. The move represents a huge step forward for one of the state’s top breweries, which has skyrocketed in popularity in recent years. The new facility will take Tree House’s brewing capacity from 300 barrels per week, to up to […]

ADi’s Helaina Balcanoff has been the designer (and more) for a new Habitat home on Smith Street in Greenfield, MA. Way to go Helaina! The Greenfield Recorder ran a story today, excerpted below. Full story here. If you’ve ever dreamed of building your own energy-efficient home but haven’t been able to get financing, a local […]

Austin Design is delighted to be working with Joe Rae to bring this local landmark back as an active part of the Shelburne Falls community. The pub brewery on the lowest level will be coming on line first, building on our strong and expanding experience in that sector. After that, the restaurant and banquet space […]

An article yesterday in BusinessWest Magazine by Joseph Bednar follows the unexpected but gratifying growth of central Massachusett’s Tree House Brewing Co. craft brewery. From a tiny start in Brimfield, to two farm-based iterations in Monson, the three partners are now wrapping up their fourth version in Charlton, MA. Austin Design has been working steadily with […]

Tree House Brewing Co. Twitter account posting, Jan. 22, 2017, RT’d by partner Nate Lanier @TreeHouseNate, saluting co-owner Damien Goudreau @TreeHouseDamien.

Tree House Brewing’s new facility is taking form, rising from the forested hillside in Charlton, MA. With the aid of a 12-ton crane, the primary steel frame is going up quickly on a clean, well-managed site just south of the Mass Turnpike, seen in this drone shot  from yesterday – November 1, 2016.

Progress photos from Tree House Brewing’s new facility, just getting out of the ground in Charlton, MA – taken in mid-October by Tom Chalmers. The access road is laid out and the foundation nearly complete. The concrete crew is pulling out this week and the primary steel frame begins to arrive onsite next week.

The Charlton, MA site chosen for Tree House Brewing‘s new production facility and visitor’s center, as it looked on our first visit in November 2015. With The Alchemist ready to throw open the doors on their new brewery in Stowe, VT, Austin Design is delighted to announce that we are well underway with planning for […]

Rendering of  the Blessed Sacrament campus on Federal Street in Greenfield, MA, west elevation. The new hall and rectory are on the right and still in development. Design and illustration by Kevin O’Neil of Austin Design, Inc. Rendering of  Greenfield’s Blessed Sacrament parish hall and rectory, east elevation. The structure steps down to a lower […]

Photographer Michael Penney made a visit to the Northampton Brewery awhile back and we are visually the richer for it. The Brewery has been a long-time client of Austin Design, of course – we’ve done four extensive projects for owner and founder Janet Egelston there over the years. Michael has an ongoing personal photographic project […]

From the Daily Hampshire Gazette:  Sarah Hastings has created her own solution to keeping a roof over her head — 190 sf of  self-built living space with a view of Hadley, Massachusetts farmland. It’s called a tiny house; unfortunately, it is illegal. Regulations on the books (both state and local) make such diminutive, semi-portable homes non-conforming […]

A new client, a new setting. Like a jewel… Photo: Google Daniel Lanigan’s Lord Hobo Brewing Company opened this past week. Photo: Boston Herald Tom Chalmers checked on progress for Laconia Street residences in Lexington, MA. Photo: Tom Chalmers Small photo, big plans. Last but not least, Peter pulled home 2 tons of Airstreamed aluminum to […]

Architect Tom Chalmers just returned from checking on construction progress at the Laconia Street project in Lexington, Massachusetts. Consisting of four units in three structures, Austin Design worked with the builder/developers, Bill Eycleshymer and Mike Walsh, to create models that would suit the neighborhood and be affordable to prospective buyers. The homes being built are two […]