Guest speaking at UMass BCT

On March 12th, Kent will be speaking to students at the great Building, Construction and Technology program at UMass as part of the class – Jobs and Professional Life in BCT. This[...]

Gardening the Community!

Gardening the Community (GTC), a youth-based food justice organization in Springfield, partnered in the fall of 2020 with Revitalize CDC, Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts, Northeast Solar, Steve Jablonski Architects, Graham Electric, and Kent Hicks Construction to[...]

Join @CET and a panel of experts to learn about LEED, Passive House, the Living Building Challenge, and other cutting-edge programs and technology! Kent is one of the panelists. February 24 at[...]

Dwell magazine article – “Sheffield Home Pays Homage to an Idyllic Landscape”

Nice mention in Dwell – “Designed by Vincent Appel, principal of Of Possible Architectures, and built by Kent Hicks Construction, this single-story residence in the Berkshires of Massachusetts frames the surrounding landscape.”[...]

Sheffield Home Featured in Anniversary Magazine

“The construction of a 3,600 sq.ft. contemporary home in Sheffield, Massachusetts has completed, designed by Vincent Appel — Of Possible and built by Kent Hicks Construction. The home is a marriage of[...]

UMass BCT Program Career Fair

We are excited to be part of UMass’ Building and Construction Technology Program’s career fair for jobs in construction, project management, green building, materials, building systems, and related fields. April 10, 2020[...]

Climate Change Forum

Kent will be part of a workshop on Moving Toward Net Zero or Zero Energy Buildings that the town of Deerfield will be hosting as part of their Climate Change Forum. The[...]

Small Home Forum

Kent will be part of the Small Home Forum presented by Pioneer Valley Habitat for Humanity at Greenfield Community College from 8:30 – 12:30 on March 27th. There will be local builders[...]

WMAIA Annual Meeting

Kent was the keynote speaker at the WMAIA annual meeting, and focused on climate equity through education and the built environment. He outlined his involvement with the International Institute of Rural Reconstruction[...]

East Branch Evolution – A New Venture

One of my first jobs in construction was working on a production framing crew. We were building subdivisions—so many homes that looked practically identical (garage on the left or on the right).[...]