Tree House Village

Tree House Village

Areté Engineers provided structural engineering and construction documents for (6) individual “whimsical” tree houses with varying elevated bridges/walkway between them. The project is located on the sloped side of a mountain in Gatlinburg, TN. The treehouses and...
3-Story Cliff Deck

3-Story Cliff Deck

Areté Engineers inspected the existing 2-story deck that was originally supported by Black Locust log posts. The log posts had deteriorated and were in need of replacement to prevent failure of the deck. Due to the height and steep slope, Areté designed an angled...
Frazier’s Pavilion

Frazier’s Pavilion

PROJECT OVERVIEW Areté Engineers assisted in the design of a pavilion structure located in Beach Mountain, NC. This wedding and event structure required large open bay doors in a high wind, high exposure location.  Aretè took over completion of structural...
Blowing Rock Residence

Blowing Rock Residence

Project Overview The project shown below involved structural engineering and drawing services for the framing and foundation of a single-family residence located in Blowing Rock, NC.  The residence was constructed on steep sloped site in the mountain area, which...
Single-Family Home Blue Ridge Mountain Club

Single-Family Home Blue Ridge Mountain Club

Project Overview In 2020, the Areté Engineers team provided structural engineering and construction drawings for the framing and foundation of the single-family residence shown below.  The residence consists of approximately 3,201 square feet of heated floor space,...