Richmond Residence

This private residence was completed by DJW in 2005.  The roof is comprised of Vermont purple slate and copper.  Each individual panel on the copper cupola was traced, transferred and fabricated in our sheet metal shop.  DJW fabricated and installed all of the eyebrow and window flashing on this project.

Ghent, NY residence

This private residence in Ghent NY is a unique system of wall cladding and roofing blended together to create a impermeable exterior shell.  The radius of the structure gradually changes across the length of the house until the outer most truss on each side is sloped in the opposite direction.  Due to this distinctive design (Read more…)

Center for Advancement of Public Action – Bennington College

The CAPA project managed by Daniel O’Connell Sons, Inc., was completed in February of 2011. The Center was designed by Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects. The firm designed the American Folk Art Museum, which won the World Architecture: Best Building in the World in 2002. DJW was consulted on the design of the roof system (Read more…)


Restoration of the existing roof and skylight system was completed in December of 2010. The original system was problematic for several years. EXTECH, Exterior Technologies, Inc. contracted DJW to install the curved radius panels, handle hoisting logistics and roof panel curvature that was completed on site.

Williams College – ‘62 Center for Theatre and Dance

The ’62 Center at Williams College host the Williamstown Theatre Festival as well as the Williams College Theatre and Dance departments. The Center was designed by William Rawl Associates and was completed in 2005 by Barr & Barr Builders, Inc. DJW was contracted to install the Sarnafil membrane roof and Lead coated copper wall cladding for the entire project.

Kripalu Center for Yoga – Annex Building

The Annex at Kripalu, designed by Peter Rose+Partners Studio, is a six story, state of the art, environmentally green building. Originally designed to be 13 feet taller, the building was reduced to meet local building code requirements, therefore pushing all mechanical equipment to the rooftop. DJW installed a fully adhered Sarnafil membrane roof system with (Read more…)

Williamstown Residence #2

DJW Roofing was contracted to install the slate and copper roofing on this home in Williamstown, MA. The materials are Vermont royal purple slate, red copper and brass snow guards. Note that every slate on the tower roof was hand cut to create the tapered effect.

Williamstown residence #1

The home was designed by architect Maya Lin in 1992. The original flat seam and solder roof had failed due to poor craftsmanship and was in need of replacement after less than 20 years of service (typically 60+ year life expectancy). DJW  removed the existing lead coated copper roof and replaced it with a flat (Read more…)

Great Barrington residence #1

DJW installed a fully adhered Sarnafil PVC membrane roof system on this house.   The Sarnafil system includes “decor profiles” t0 create the appearance of a standing seam roof.  The membrane roof offers far more flexibility in design, in this case a seamless transition from the pitched roof area to the flat roof.  This system is offered in a variety (Read more…)

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