Diantha Korzun to be VT Representative to the AIA Strategic Council
AIA Vermont's Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Diantha Korzun, AIA of gbA Architecture and Planning in Montpelier, VT will be stepping into the role of AIA Strategic Councilor, representing the AIA Vermont chapter in this role. This two-year position will provide a variety of ways to engage with the challenges and opportunities facing the profession, from both the national and local perspectives. The Council advances the profession by informing the Board of Directors and other AIA bodies of important professional issues and opportunities. It is charged with identifying
Proposed AIAVT Bylaws Amendments for 2022
AIAVT is requesting that members review the changes proposed for the AIAVT bylaws, which can be found in this linked pdf. All proposed changes are highlighted in yellow.
These changes are due in part because AIA's Board of Directors voted to dissolve regions. AIAVT's Bylaws have been amended to remove references to the AIA New England regional organization. There is also the striking out of the requirement that, in order to have a quorum, a minimum of 30% of members must attend a Chapter meeting in person.
The bylaws will be approved by a vote of the members at the AIAVT 2021 Design
AIAVT's Board of Directors and Officers for 2022
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, which will take place on December 9th, 2021. Please find the list of nominated board members and officers below.
AIAVT's Nominations for the 2022 Board of Directors:
President: Matt Bushey, AIA
Vice President: Eleanor D’Aponte, AIA
Treasurer: Marjorie Dickstein, AIA
Immediate Past President: Catherine Lange, AIA
Taryn Barrett, AIA
Tom Bursey, AIA
Nathalia Ellis, AIA
Jeff McBride, AIA
Scene Report: VT Firms Report Increased Work in 2021
VT Firms share how workload, supply chain issues, labor shortages and the risk of burnout are impacting their day to day
AIAVT's Public Policy Committee hosts Tour & Presentations at HULA
PPC members gave an overview of their six priority areas going into the next legislative session
Rolf Kielman tells the story of his first attempts at finding gainful employment in Amsterdam
The Effects of COVID-19 From the Perspective of our EPN
EPN Director, Lealani Ward, interviewed several of AIAVT's young professionals to find out how the ongoing pandemic has impacted their work.
Member & Firm News and Achievements
Watershed Studio Wins AIA New England Merit Award
Daniel Johnson of Watershed Studio in White River Junction was honored with an AIANew England Merit Award for his project Draper River House. The Draper River House was also a recipient of a 2020 Merit Award for the AIA Vermont Design Awards. https://aianewengland.org/design-awards/2021-design-awards/
AIAVT Members Serve as Jury for AIA West Chester & Hudson Valley
AIA Vermont Members, Jesse Beck, AIA of Freeman French Freeman, Diantha Korzun, AIA of gbA Architects, Andrea Murray, AIA of Vermont Integrated Architecture, and Liz Herrmann, AIA
The Importance of Architectural Lighting
“More and more, so it seems to me, light is the beautifier of the building.” - Frank Lloyd Wright
Call to Members: Volunteer for the Lobbyist Task Force
Call to Members to Join a New Ad-Hoc Committee
Call to Members: AIAVT Seeks Nominees for Strategic Councilor
Represent VT on AIA's national Strategic Council.
The AIA Small Firm Exchange Seeks a VT Representative
The mission of the AIA Small Firm Exchange (SFx) is to advance the mutual interests of architects practicing in small firms.
Montpelier Alive Named Recipient of 2021 Carol Miklos Community Outreach Grant
AIA Vermont is pleased to announce that Montpelier Alive is this year's recipient of the Carol Miklos Community Outreach Grant. The grant will go towards funding the Montpelier Bench Project, an "opportunity to inject fun, color, and Montpelier brand elements into our downtown through M-shaped benches that are produced by The Arcana Workshop in Barre and painted by local artists through a design competition."
The benches are designed to provide opportunities for social connection after a year of the pandemic. The M shape allows people to face each other and engage in a way that a traditional
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Vermont's Greenest Building Awards + Regenerative Design
Date: 9/16/20 12:00 PM / Location: Online Event - Webinar