Friday, April 25, 2008

Construction Update April 25, 2008

Above, the interior image of the parking garage, showing an emphasis on the North Wall.

An image looking into the foundation from the Southeast, showing the Southern edge of the Oceanfront and Beachfront Cottages.

An image of the site looking into the foundation from the Northeast, showing the Northern edge of the Oceanfront and Beachfront Cottages.

Monday, April 21, 2008

Ocean House Model

Enjoy these images of the newly revised Ocean House Architectural Model.

The image above shows the Eastern side of the Ocean House and the Oceanfront and Beachfront Cottages. This image would be seen from the Atlantic Ocean side.

This image shows the front and Southern side of the Ocean House, with the classic veranda and prominent tower.

The Southern side of the Ocean House and where the International Croquet Lawn will be.

The Northwest side of the Ocean House as it curves down Westerly Road.

Friday, April 18, 2008

Construction Update April 18, 2008

The front of the Ocean House, the wood on the right side shows where an air shaft will be.

The above image shows, shoring, the method used to hold up the concrete walls while the surrounding areas are backfilled. Shoring allows for extra support and are removed when the steel is set in place.

An image of the bulldozers backfilling. Note the beautiful Atlantic Ocean in the background!

Wednesday, April 9, 2008

Looking through the parking garage to the front entrance. The large machine to the right is the drilling rig digging for the hydraulic elevator piston.

An image of the B1 and B2 levels from the North Wall. The large concrete rectangle in the middle is the lap pool enclosure.

An image of the site from the Northeast.

An image of the North Wall from the underground parking garage. The large, open square is a ventilation shaft for the garage.

Wednesday, April 2, 2008

Construction Update April 2, 2008

A close-up view of the North Wall running alongside Westerly Road.

A view of the South Facing Wall looking towards the Ocean House Veranda and Atlantic Ocean. Note the B1 level windows.

A view looking into the site from the Southeast. You can see the beginning of the Eastern Facing Wall, where the Oceanfront and Beachfront Residences will be located.

A closer view of the East Wall, looking into the underground parking garage.

Tuesday, April 1, 2008

Construction Update March 20, 2008

A view of the large boulders found at the site. Last summer a boulder was found with a circumference of 22.7 yards! That's over 68 feet around!

The front entrance and porch of the Ocean House, where you can see the start of windows for the B1 level.

This image shows protection board surrounding the Ocean House Veranda. This pink material provides insulation, drainage and protects of the waterproof membrane of the concrete.