R.W Kern Center

AMHERST, MA

2016

17,000 sq ft.

Private Institutional

The R.W. Kern Center at Hampshire College is about much more than making a good impression on prospective students. Designed to be entirely self-sustaining and meet the rigorous requirements of the Living Building Challenge, the Kern Center aims to make a lasting impression on all who enter by demonstrating Hampshire’s commitment to a sustainable future and inspiring the next generation of leaders in environmentally conscious practices.

DESIGN|ENGINEERING

BRUNER/COTT & ASSOCIATES
Bensonwood
Foley Buhl Roberts & Associates

ENERGY DETAILS

Net zero building
Living Building

STRUCTURE DETAILS

Cross laminated timbers

PHOTOGRAPHY

TIMBER ENGINEERING

Bensonwood
Foley Buhl Roberts & Associates

STRUCTURE DETAILS

Cross laminated timbers

ENERGY DETAILS

Net zero building
Living Building

PHOTOGRAPHY

Contact

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6 BLACKJACK CROSSING | WALPOLE, NH 03608

MONDAY – FRIDAY
8:00 AM – 4:00 PM EST
603-756-3600 | 877-203-3562

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PLATFORM-BASED DESIGN SOLUTIONS

Sustainable high-performance homes

Tektoniks Advanced Building Components

PREFABRICATED BUILDING COMPONENTS

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Our Family

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PLATFORM-BASED DESIGN SOLUTIONS

Tektoniks Advanced Building Components

PREFABRICATED BUILDING COMPONENTS

Bensonwood Design|Build

We build homes that matter.