Houghton Arts Center

BETHLEHEM, NH

2013

4,000 sq ft.

Private Institutional

The White Mountain School‘s Catherine Houghton Arts Center. Design by Ruhl Walker Architects, Boston, MA. Executive Architect: Randall Walter, Bensonwood. General contracting and Net Zero building by Bensonwood. Read more about this project on Ruhl Walker’s blog. The engineered wood curtain wall and outdoor stage beam are Canadian cross laminated black spruce fabricated from logging remnants. The outdoor stage column came from a nearby forest. The clapboards, panels, and trim are fiber-cement and contain post-industrial fly-ash.

DESIGN|ENGINEERING

ENERGY DETAILS

Net zero building
Geothermal heating
Rooftop solar array

STRUCTURE DETAILS

R35 OB Plus Wall
R44 Roof
Cross laminated timbers

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ENGINEERING|BUILD

Bensonwood

STRUCTURE DETAILS

R35 OB Plus Wall
R44 Roof
Cross laminated timbers

ENERGY DETAILS

Net zero building
Geothermal heating
Rooftop solar array

PHOTOGRAPHY

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