Projects

Port Society Complex, New Bedford

The Port Society Complex combines the historic Seamen’s Bethel with the historic Mariner’s Home. The project is a complete restoration of both buildings and the construction of an addition which combines the buildings into one facility. The addition serves as a main entrance to both buildings while providing ADA access via a five-stop commercial elevator.…

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Birchfield Rd, South Dartmouth

The client does not live locally and has entrusted R. P. Valois with the project from initial design to finished product. The original deck style home is fully renovated with new insulated windows, bleached cedar siding, lifetime roofing, all new utilities, a wraparound composite deck, new custom Mahogany entry door and a complete interior makeover.…

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The Department of Children and Families, New Bedford

The 40,000 square foot, $3,000,000.00 project was completed in just under five months. R. P. Valois employed the mechanical engineers and through a design build relationship with the client’s architect, completed the project to the great satisfaction of The State of Massachusetts. DCAMM Leasing considered it to be the best project with which they have…

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Fairhaven Waterfront

The two story home, on an elevated concrete pier foundation, designed to meet current FEMA regulations, boasts cable rail at the interior and exterior staircases, two stone fireplaces, open floor plans, custom millwork throughout, custom kitchens and bathrooms, an Ipe deck with glass railings, a custom cedar pergola and a three stop elevator. The traditional…

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S. Dartmouth Home

LOCATION: South Dartmouth, Massachusetts OBJECTIVE: We formed a design build team to work with the clients from concept to completion. The end result was that we built a beautiful custom home in South Dartmouth. This home features an open floor plan, eighteen foot high cathedral ceilings, sunroom, custom showers and baths, custom kitchen and millwork,…

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Nonquitt, MA

LOCATION: Nonquitt, MA OBJECTIVE: Build a new home in the flood plain on concrete stilts. The home was designed by Moger Mehrohf Architects out of Pennsylvania. We worked together as a team to build the modern/traditional structures while being separated by a great distance. The structures were connected by a deck and overhang which essentially…

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Waterfront Home

LOCATION: South Dartmouth, MA OBJECTIVE: Work as a team with the homeowner to design build a new construction, waterfront home on a time and material basis. There was an existing antique structure on site which we salvaged as many parts as possible before raising it and the foundation entirely. The new home sits on sloping…

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Kennedy Donovan Center

LOCATION: New Bedford MA OBJECTIVE: Repurpose an existing antique building for new commercial office use. Repair and refinish both exterior and interior. The new space features repurposed hardwood flooring, exposed cedar sidewall on the addition, clear coat fir beams and planking on the ceiling, handicap accessibility, upgraded electrical, plumbing and HVAC, along with a complete…

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Best Friends Learning Center

LOCATION: Wareham MA OBJECTIVE: Design and Build a New Construction pre-school in Wareham as part of an expansion of an existing program. We worked as a team, very closely with the owner, to design, coordinate and build all of the necessary components that are specific to pre-schools. The facility features a nursery, the first interior…

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Apponagansett Meeting Hous

LOCATION: South Dartmouth MA OBJECTIVE: Restore existing roof coverings to historical specifications. We used Alaskan Cedar Shingles over baton strips with copper flashings every sixth course to prevent the growth of lichen or algae on the roof.

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BayCoast Bank

LOCATION: South Dartmouth MA OBJECTIVE: Build a new construction BayCoast Bank Branch prototype of their new design approach and new methodology for customer service in banking. The bank features glass partitions throughout all of the offices and conference room. It also features a 24 hour ITM (Interactive Teller Machine) which is segmented from the bank…

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