select design projects


Southworth Library, Dryden, NY.
Taitem Engineering provided full engineering services for this new 4,900 SF library addition. The addition was carefully designed to match the original building which was designed by William Henry Miller in 1894 and is listed on the National Registry of Historic Places.

TREE at Ecovillage, Ithaca, NY.
Taitem provided conceptual and schematic design for the development of 30 new townhouses seeking net-zero energy use. Taitem also provided full design and construction phase services for the four story, 20,000 SF, wood framed commons building. Detailed project page

Purity Ice Cream

Purity Ice Cream, Ithaca, NY.

Taitem provided full engineering services for this full renovation/reuse project for a new mixed use building. The project includes geothermal heat pumps for heating and cooling, rooftop solar PV and a full service kitchen. The existing structure was extensively reinforced to allow for use of spaces that were previously unused.

Lime Hollow Nature Center, Cortland, NY.

The 5,000 SF net zero education center was designed to maximize human interaction with nature with a minimal impact on Lime Hollow’s unique ecosystems. Project features include a 19kW PV system to offset the buildings energy use and air to air heat pumps to heat and cool. Taitem provided the energy model and helped guide the project to net zero energy. Detailed project page

select structural design projects



DiBella’s Restaurant, Pittsford, NY.
Taitem is providing foundation design for this new 3,400 SF restaurant.


3801 Middle Rd, Ithaca, NY.

Taitem provided structural design services for this steel retaining structure.


Woodhouse Design Studio, Mansfield, PA.

Taitem provided timber Frame design for this 2,000 SF design studio.


Country Meadows, Bethlehem, PA.

Taitem provided structural design for solar PV racking of 290 kW system at this senior retirement community.