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New Energy Works Timber Frame Barn in Rochester Magazine

A natural waterfall drove much of the design and orientation for the timber frame of this barn. Natural elements of stone and copper combine with the timbers, paying homage to traditional barn building. A multi-step finish was applied to the timbers to create an old-world ambiance in juxtaposition with clean lines and contemporary furnishing. The barn serves as an event space for annual get-togethers, weddings, holidays, and more. You can read the full article in Rochester Magazine here.

When Vogue Magazine listed the most anticipated hotel openings for 2020 there was a rumble through our community. The magazine cited properties in Paris, Palm Beach, Palermo and…Canandaigua Lake, a mere 10 miles from our Farmington NY campus–The Lake House, a project we were already intimately familiar with.


The Sandbar located in the Canandaigua, NY
We want to help people understand what hospitality truly means. We want to set a new standard of taking hospitality and guest experience to a level never before seen,” shared project manager/developer, Bill Caleo in a Finger Lakes Times article. Bill is co-founder of The Brooklyn Home Company and grandson of Marvin and Micky Sands of Canandaigua Wine Co. and then Constellation Brands.


Timber Frame Barn in Oregon by New Energy Works

Situated in the good company of wineries near the Willamette River is a family plot with views for days. It also happens to house a New Energy Works timber frame home from 2019.

Timber Frame Home in Oregon by New Energy Works
Ric at his house raising day in 2019.


Timber Frame Barn in Oregon by New Energy Works

This past week timber framers Darren, Dana, Jorge, Seth, and Yoshi—with Kelsey and Jonathan in tow from the design studio—made their way back to raise a barn.

Timber Frame Barn in Oregon by New Energy Works
Jorge setting up crane slings so the timbers can be hoisted into place.


Timber Frame Barn in Oregon by New Energy Works
Back to front: Seth, Darren, Jonathan, Dana, getting ready to pull up the first wall section.

Timber Frame Barn in Oregon by New Energy Works