Topping Off Ceremony Celebrates Ferland EEDC Progress  

Topping Off Ceremony Celebrates Ferland EEDC Progress  

Every major building project has important milestones. Today, the University of Maine celebrated the Topping Off Ceremony of Ferland Engineering Education & Design Center (EEDC). This construction milestone (also called a Topping Out or Beam Raising Ceremony) is when the final structural beam is placed on a building.   Ferland EEDC, a 108,000 SF, $78M state-of-the-art educational center, was designed by WBRC Architects Engineers and Ellenzweig, and is being built by Consigli. Construction began in May 2020 and is slated for completion in August 2022.  … Read more »

Funding Ready Affordable Senior Housing

Funding Ready Affordable Senior Housing

 Get Your Seniors Home Sooner If stimulus funding becomes available, will your project be ready? Affordable senior housing is in short supply in Maine. Let’s fix that! Here’s how WBRC and Bowman Constructors have streamlined the design and construction process. Contact WBRC Architects Engineers → Contact Bowman Constructors → Download the Brochure

Construction Begins on UMaine’s Ferland Engineering Education and Design Center

Construction Begins on UMaine’s Ferland Engineering Education and Design Center

Construction is now underway of Ferland Engineering Education and Design Center (EEDC) at the University of Maine. Designed by WBRC Architects Engineers and Ellenzweig of Boston, the state-of-the-art $78 million, 105,000-square-foot, three-story facility is being built by Consigli Construction. In response to the COVID-19 situation, the building’s April 23, 2020 groundbreaking was celebrated virtually. Over… Read more »

Hartford Fire Station Wins F.I.E.R.O. and Firehouse Station Design Awards

Hartford Fire Station Wins F.I.E.R.O. and Firehouse Station Design Awards

Hartford Fire Station in Augusta, Maine has earned both an Honor Award (Gold) at the F.I.E.R.O. Fire Station Design Awards and a Silver Award in the Renovation category at the Firehouse Station Design Awards. The F.I.E.R.O (Fire Industry Education and Resource Organization) awards program was held in conjunction with the group’s annual Fire Station Symposium.… Read more »

Hartford Fire Station Receives Maine Preservation Honor Award

Hartford Fire Station Receives Maine Preservation Honor Award

Maine Preservation has selected Hartford Fire Station in Augusta for a 2019 Honor Award. These annual awards celebrate excellence in historic preservation leadership, rehabilitation, and craft in the state of Maine. Hartford Fire Station was built when horse-drawn pumps were still in use, and its 1920 apparatus bay floors and doors were not designed to… Read more »

Hartford Fire Station Ribbon Cutting

Hartford Fire Station Ribbon Cutting

We are so pleased to have worked with Augusta Maine Fire-Rescue on the historic Hartford Fire Station, along with Mitchell Associates Architects and Nickerson & O’Day. Learn more about this project here.

Valley Unified Regional High School Design Team Selected

Valley Unified Regional High School Design Team Selected

WBRC Architects Engineers, in collaboration with Cuningham Group Architecture of Minnesota, is pleased to announce its recent selection for Phase 1 Design of Valley Unified Regional High School in Maine’s Upper St. John Valley. This 7-16 facility will be the first of its kind in the State of Maine, a regional high school that will… Read more »

Aura Named MEREDA Top 10 Notable Project

Aura Named MEREDA Top 10 Notable Project

Aura, a 24,000 SF concert and event venue in downtown Portland, received a MEREDA Top 10 Notable Project Award at MEREDA’s 2018 Annual Spring Conference in May. MEREDA, the Maine Real Estate and Development Association, selects Maine’s Top 10 Notable Projects each year. Selection criteria include the project’s significance, environmental sustainability, economic impact, difficulty of… Read more »