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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
AIAVT's Golf & Disc Golf Tournament Winners Announced
Players enjoyed a beautiful day at Williston and CVU
Member News & Achievements
Tolya Stonorov Publishes FABRIC[ated]
FABRIC[ated]: Fabric Innovation and Material Responsibility in Architecture, edited by Tolya Stonorov, this book explores the ways in which research and development of fabric can, and historically has, influenced and revolutionized architecture, teaching and design. Responsive, flexible, impermanent, fluid and adaptive—fabric interacts with, and influences architecture, offering innovative solutions and increased material responsibility. Foundation and theory chapters establish clear precedent and futures for fabric’s position in architectural discourse.
2023 Legislative Update: An Action Packed Session for AIAVT
PPC Chair, John Alden, AIA recaps the exciting progress made in 2023
Stowe Electric Department Receives AIAVT Community Outreach Grant
Funds will be used to help with a student design competition focused on the revitalization of the Moscow Mills property
A'23 In San Francisco
AIAVT President, Eleanor D'Aponte visited the AIA National Convention on behalf of AIAVT, and recaps an inspiring and eye opening experience
AIA National Strategic Council Update
Diantha Korzun Reports on Recent work with the AIA Strategic Council
AIAVT State Disaster Coordinator, Brian Leet, AIA Discusses Resilient Design with Vermont Public
Brian Leet joined Vermont Public host Mikaela Lefrak for a discussion about how Vermont could rebuild following July's historic floods.
AIAVT Testifies at LCAR Hearing to Delay RBES Adoption
On Thursday, May 25, the Legislative Committee on Administrative Rules (LCAR) heard from several members of the architecture and building community, who collectively urged the members of LCAR to delay the adoption of the newest round of updates to the Residential Building Energy Standards (RBES).
AIA Vermont released this statement, outlining the two main reasons why a delay is called for at this time:
There exists an ongoing and systemic lack of clear authority for code administration and enforcement. This lack of oversight is causing financial harm in the marketplace, uneven
Member News and Achievements
Kelley DesRoches Promoted to Partner at Wiemann Lamphere Architects
It is with great pride and tremendous gratitude for her years of loyalty to Wiemann Lamphere Architects, that we announce Kelley's promotion to Partner.
Since joining the firm in October 2017, Kelley has had a monumental impact on client service, team leadership and overall growth of the firm, especially the interiors department.
Kelley brings 20 years of experience to the industry in multiple aspects of the design field through her work as a project manager and designer for a variety of project types. Kelley has a strong
Duncan Wisniewski Defends Their Title with Another Trivia Night Win
A fun and competitive fundraising event, AIAVT's Architectural Trivia Night came back for the 4th time this April
AIAVT Welcomes New Members
Welcome New Allied Members:
Lenny Christopher Photography
Lenny Christopher is an architectural and commercial photographer with a decade-plus of experience gained through working on local and global projects. His enthusiasm, production skills, and attention to detail are perfect for clients seeking a strong visual storyteller for their architecture, interior design, and landscape architectural projects. A strong understanding of light and composition helps convey and elevate the client's vision through photo, video, timelapse, and aerial photography. Lenny holds a master's degree in