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THE BEST OF DURHAM

IF YOU BUILD IT …

OUR BEST BU ILDERS SHARE SOME SPECIAL PROJECTS FR OM THE PAST YEAR

and second fireplace to open up the space; replaced a small mantel and created a floor-to-ceiling feature; and put in a double-sided island to give ample storage space. This project was special because ... the clients had a clear vision of what they wanted and were open to our suggestions along the way. The existing skylights created an obstacle of how to place the beams in a cohesive way, but the end result looked like it was always meant to be! – CQC Home Design Team

CT Wilson Construction THE S P E C S

Commercial – K-12 education; new construction (upper school) STEM building at Durham Academy PHOTO COURTESY OF CQC HOME

28,540 square feet

Kitchen/living space renovation 675 square feet Project began Design – July 2018; Construction – October 2018 Project completed December 2018 Materials utilized Stock J&K Shaker White Cabinetry with Jeffrey

Alexander Bremen Pulls in Dark Antique Copper Machined Finish; Nova Grey Quartz Counters; Byrd Tile – Masia “Gris” 3-by-12 with Mapei Iron Grout; Globe Electric Oil Rubbed with Cage Elior Pendant Light Fixtures; Hardwood Flooring Laced-in Site, Finished to Match Existing; Sherwin Williams “Snow Bound” Wall Color; and reclaimed wood beams, shelves and mantle Vision An open floor plan that would allow our clients to host

large family gatherings and let more light into the home.

An Interesting Fact The clients had just moved here from Portland, Oregon, and wanted the space to have an organic color palette with natural textures. We were able to source local reclaimed wood to use for the mantel and beams to achieve that vision. We removed a large wall

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Local companies used Waspco Corp. drywall,

ACME Plumbing, DWH Painting, Total Electrical Solutions

Materials utilized Concrete, brick (laid in a unique

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Vision This building added much needed lab space for students

to receive collegiate-level lab exposure on subjects like chemistry, physics, robotics and woodworking. Numerous “collaboration spaces” and an assembly area promote integration and ideation. Designed by Cannon Architects. An Interesting Fact This was a two-phase project. The first phase commenced with the demolition of an outdated building and the construction of two-thirds of the new two-story building. Temporary demising walls were constructed so that the school could occupy

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pattern with sections extruding from the façade to create depth and movement on the large expanses of wall), storefront, metal panels, energy-efficient fixtures

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Project began 2017

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Durham Magazine June/July 2019  

Durham Magazine June/July 2019