Congratulations to the 2023 John Dale Award Winner: Tolya Stonorov, AIA
This award was created to honor the late John Dale, AIA, who dedicated his service to AIAVT for several years and passed away during his term as 2020 president. This peer nomination award recognizes an AIAVT member architect who dedicates their time both to the profession and to their community, and who, like John, is a thoughtful leader, and an advocate for diversity and social equity.
Tolya Stonorov, AIA is being recognized for her dedication to her profession and community as this year's winner of the John Dale Award. Stonorov is a member of the faculty at Norwich University's School of
AIA Vermont Announces Winners of 75 Year Awards
Eleven Vermont buildings were recognized for their architectural significance.
AIAVT Requests Project Proposals for Resilient Design Charrette
Vermont towns are encouraged to submit project ideas to be selected for an afternoon of pro-bono design input from Vermont architects
Pella + Purpose Program Raises $8,850 for AIAVT's Scholars Fund
Thanks to Pella for another successful year of scholarship fundraising!
Welcome New Members
Welcome New AIAVT Members:
Katelyn Hudsond, D.Arch, Ph.D is an architectural designer and researcher. She is a designer with the Cushman Design Group and a former faculty member at Vermont Technical College. She earned degrees from Vermont Technical College and the Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture prior to earning her Doctor of Architecture at the University of Hawaii at Manoa and PhD in Architecture at Bond University. Her research focuses on the human:nature connection of biophilic design and the architecture of extreme environments, primarily Antarctica. Beyond the field of
AIAVT Members Gather to Celebrate at the 75th Anniversary Event
AIAVT President, Eleanor D'Aponte, captures the 75th Anniversary celebrations in a letter to members.
Emerging Professionals Network Year in Review
EPN Director, Chi Nguyen, takes a look back at an exciting year for EPN
DRM Hired as Legislative Consultant for AIAVT
AIAVT's Lobbyist Task Force Completes their Goal of Hiring a Lobbyist
AIA Vermont Announces the Winners of the 2023 Scholarship Program
Students from VT State University, Norwich University, and VT High Schools are recognized
Architects Discuss Building Resiliency in the Aftermath of Great Vermont Flood
By Heather Bourgeois, Sherwin-Williams Architectural Account Executive and COTE Committee Member
This July brought catastrophic flooding to Vermont. According to Weather.gov, “the 5.28” rainfall at the airport in Montpelier was the greatest calendar day rainfall at the site since records began in 1948, beating the previous record of 5.27” set with Tropical Storm Irene on 28 August 2011.”
These unprecedented weather events spring forth a call to action, and conversations of responsibility within our community. The AIAVT COTE Committee discussed questions such as “Do we feel existing plans are
Is Your New Home as Energy Efficient as it Should Be?
Donna Leban discusses Energy Efficiency for Vermonters
Meet the Jury for the 2023 AIAVT Annual Design Awards
This year's jury is made up of members of AIA Grand Rapids
AIAVT's Slate of Board Officers and Directors for 2024
Each year, as per AIAVT's bylaws, the list of nominated members of the Board of Directors, as well as the officers must be warned to the membership 30 days prior to the Annual Meeting on December 7, 2023. Please find the list of nominated board members and officers below.
AIAVT's Nominations for the 2024 Board of Directors:
President: Nathalia Ellis, AIA
Vice President: Tom Bursey, AIA
Treasurer: Jeff McBride, AIA
Secretary: Andres Gutierrez, Intl. Assoc. AIA, EPN Director
Immediate Past President: Eleanor D’Aponte, AIA
Matt Bushey, AIA
Taryn Barrett, AIA