Williams College – North Building


Barr & Barr is currently in the preconstruction phase of the North Building project.  This building is a portion of the campus Science Center Renewal Project. With preconstruction on schedule, construction is expected to begin in the Fall of 2018. First phase of construction will include the demolition of the existing 90,000 square foot Bronfman…

Miami 2 NYC- A Fund Raising Challenge for the John P. Musante Health Center with Jim Brassord of Amherst College.


Barr & Barr would like to congratulate Jim Brassord on the completion of his courageous voyage in pursuit of an outstanding fund raising cause. Jim raised over ninety thousand dollars for the John P. Musante Health Center. The new John P. Musante Health Center will address a critical need by providing an estimated 2,700 patients with…

Construction Management down to a Science – Amherst College, New Science Center


Construction is well underway on the four-story, 260,000-square-foot multidisciplinary science facility. Upon its expected summer 2018 completion, it will help place Amherst College among the most prestigious undergraduate institutions in research and teaching of the sciences. It will also mark another great achievement for Barr & Barr, with our long distinguished history in academia, our resume…

BSA Accessible Design Award: Framingham State University Science Complex Addition and Renovations


This four-story new building connected to an existing facility presents excellent execution of both a complex site program and a complex building program, though site design is its greatest strength. The client’s commitment to universal design is reflected by their willingness to take on the topographical challenge of removing eight full feet of grade to…

Ribbon-Cutting Held for Renovated Old Chapel at UMass Amherst


Barr & Barr recently completed the restoration and renovation of UMass Amherst’s 1885 iconic Old Chapel building.  With a brand new facelift this building reopens its doors after 20 years to students, faculty and staff. The three story building is a masonry and wood-framed structure with rusticated masonry facades and a sloped slate roof. Structural…