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Timber frames lend themselves well for building many different kinds of structures -- including outdoor spaces. This is a Western Red Cedar timber frame Gazebo we engineered and built for the town of East Hampton, CT in Sears Park. You can visit this space and see the intricate joinery -- it is open to the public.

CUSTOM BUILT HOMES. OPEN-PLAN KITS. ADDITIONS, BARNS, AND SMALL BUILDINGS.

As a design build company, we take a truly integrated approach to the design, engineering, fabrication and raising of your structure. In our 38-year history as teachers and builders of fine post and beam homes and barns, we have continued to refine all aspects of our process to provide you with the most efficient structures, most beautifully.

SHELTER DESIGN BUILD SERVICES

Our clients enjoy full access to our in-house engineering and building services. We will guide you through structural options, costs, and timeframes so you can choose solutions that make sense. We offer site planning, floor plan design, and engineering services for your project. We work with you to develop and define your vision.

Schedule an appointment today to begin designing your new structurally-engineered timber frame, barn, garage, addition, or any structure you can imagine, which we can design, cut, deliver, and raise.

  • Design and site consulations
  • Detailed two-dimension or three-dimension
    elevations and floor plans with 3-D virtual
    walk-throughs
  • Timber frame manufacture and shipping
  • Frame assembly
  • Frame enclosure with traditional purlin and
    plank for uninsulated buildings
  • Frame enclosure with Structural Insulated
    Panels for super-insulated buildings
  • Metal roof installation
  • Window and door installation
  • Siding and trim installation
Changes to ASHRAE Ventilation Standard
Isaac Asimov wrote "Science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom." We have seen this play out countless times in residential construction: double pane windows with seals that failed within a few years creating 'obscurred glass', vapor barriers installed on the wrong side of the wall ... READ MORE