Previous “Building of the Year” award from the American Pole Builders Association in the category of industrial usage.
This project is for a Greenfield installation of new
state of the art biological and agricultural facility. This commercial seafood
processor chooses STEVENS to design and develop the first large scale commercial
use of “aquaponics,” which is the cultivation of plants and aquatic animals in a
recirculating environment. The system relies on the natural relationship between
the aquatic animals and the plants to maintain the environment. Shandaggan Farm
is interested in avoiding the high cost of ongoing manual labor.
system allows them to do so by naturally providing clean water to the fish farm.
The building includes a 67,000 square foot production area and attached
greenhouse. We provide all of the process design and development engineering,
automation, equipment procurement and construction management for the building
and “aquaponic” system.