Friday, June 27, 2008

Construction Update June 27, 2008

A great shot of a worker welding a beam connection.

The image above shows the foundation of the Oceanfront and Beachfront cottages. The yellow space is the under slab vapor barrier, which prevents moisture from penetrating the concrete and into the living space.

This image above shows the metal deck, which is also the forms for the concrete floors.

Monday, June 23, 2008

Ocean House Summer Solstice

A magnificent view of the summer solstice sunrise seen through the steel.

Thursday, June 19, 2008

Construction Update June 19, 2008

A view of the newly erected steel. This shot was taken from the Southeast looking up at historic portion.

A view of the steel directly behind the historic portion.

Looking at the Ocean House from the Northeast. The box in the middle is the lap pool and directly in front are the Oceanfront and Beachfront Residences.

The classic veranda! It's amazing to think all this steel has been erected in three weeks!

Wednesday, June 18, 2008

Boats Galore!

The second annual Rhode Island Rendezvous made for quite the view on a beautiful Friday morning. Over 50 boats sailed from Watch Hill to Block Island for a weekend of competition and open water. Enjoy the above photographs of the race taken from the Ocean House Construction Site on June 13, 2008.

Thursday, June 12, 2008

Construction Update June 12, 2008

Above, an image of the steel taken from the Southwest looking towards the veranda.

The steel is moving very quickly. All this and more was done in less than two weeks!

Above, an image looking into the site from the front entrance. Note the crane in the background working its steel magic!

Tuesday, June 3, 2008

Construction Update June 3, 2008

Above, an image of the crane placing steel in the veranda.

An interior shot of the steel erection process, which moves very quickly due to the predetermined footings.

A close up of the steel beams and a construction worker assisting the crane drop the beams in.