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Pine Creek Road Residence


Project Details

This new 2-story, 2,500 sf contemporary home on the shore of Long Island Sound, though modest in size, had numerous structural challenges to address. The first challenge was its location within the 50-year flood zone and the need for a timber pile and reinforced concrete foundation system to prevent the house from settling into the organic silt below.

On top of this foundation the second floor and roof platforms are supported on a structural steel frame with innovative steel flitch plate posts that allowed tall floor-to-floor heights, extensive narror mullioned perimeter glass, and an open floor plan while being exposed to strong winds off of the water.

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Project Details

  • Project:
    Pine Creek Road Residence
  • Location:
    Fairfield, CT
  • Architect:
    Roger Ferris + Partners
  • Award:
    2003 AIA Connecticut Residential Design Award

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The Di Salvo Engineering Group Structural Engineers (TDEG) is a professional engineering corporation offering comprehensive structural engineering services. Started in 1973 in Ridgefield, CT, the firm has grown to become one of the largest consulting firms in the area dedicated exclusively to structural engineering. In 2018 the firm continued that growth with a branch office in Colorado.

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