BOSTON.COM – Bousquet Mountain has a brand new ski base lodge. Take a peek inside.
A 90-year-old ski destination in the Berkshires, one of the oldest in the country, just opened a contemporary base lodge that’s steeped in nostalgia. Bousquet Mountain in Pittsfield, a 200-acre ski area set in the Taconic Mountain Range, opened a new lodge Feb. 11 after 10 months of construction. Owner Mill Town Capital did not provide the cost of the project.
The company described the lodge as a “contemporary/ Scandinavian aesthetic with a hint of industrial.” The building’s “endless” windows and mountain views are “the star of the show,” Mill Town wrote.
BERKSHIRE COMMUNITY COLLEGE – CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: Bousquet lead on new design build/branding. Interior redesign/rebranding of Gateways Inn and Mission. VP of Development and Design sourcing products from several countries. Merchandise planning for showrooms across the US. Worked alongside Berkshire International Film Festival board designing galas.
COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT: Berkshire International Film Festival Advisory Board, Strong Little Souls, Hancock Shaker Village, Berkshire Benchmarks, Lenox Jazz Stroll, Berkshire Comfort Dogs, Berkshire Dogs Unleashed, Berkshire Poodles, Pittsfield Boys’ and Girls’ Club Learn to Skate and Skating Club.
ULTIMATE CAREER GOAL: To own a design agency and develop a creative mentorship program to foster creativity among the youth by giving them a platform and exposing this group to various creative industries.
HIDDEN/UNIQUE TALENTS: Thrifting, tag sale treasure hunter. US figure skating Gold medalist in all three disciplines of skill tests. Pop culture trivia enthusiast. Junk food + pizza aficionado.
THE BERKSHIRE EAGLE – Mill Town’s dramatic overhaul of the Bousquet Ski Resort, an iconic landmark in the Berkshires, is the perfect example of how in-house, seasoned designers leverage the latest CET design technology to provide advanced interior furniture and design solutions to fit specific requirements.
When Mill Town approached BBE Office Interiors, they had specific goals for high style, sustainability and durability for the interior and exterior spaces of the newly renovated ski resort to enhance experiences for skiers and vacationers. BBE ensured that elements chosen were high-end, sustainable furniture, made to last. Materials with eco-friendly characteristics, like the natural wood furniture, helped align the indoor environment to the outdoors. To provide the durability needed to handle the wear and tear of skiers trekking through spaces with heavy gear, all furniture was specified to be commercial grade and included high-pressure laminates that can last more than 20 years.