AIAVT Firm and Member News

Freeman French Freeman

Catherine Lange and Josh Crandall have been appointed as Associate Principals of the Vermont architecture firm Freeman French Freeman. They join Jesse Beck, Alex Halpern and Shawn Brennan to become the fifth generation of owners at the 82-year-old firm.

Gary Barron

Gary Barron will have an exhibit at The Chelsea Library, in Chelsea, VT, May 1 through June 30 titled "Revered Vermont Libraries". This exhibit will feature color pencil renderings from a collection of images documenting the architectural iconography of Vermont.

Carolyn L. Bates Photography

My photographs are on the cover of Taunton Press "The Family Cabin" as well as three houses inside with designer Sandy Lawton, architects Patrick Kane and Greg Dutton (Ohio). Learn more at

Deltek + AVITRU

AVITRU who, for over 30 years has maintained MasterSpec for the AIA, was acquired by Deltek, Inc. at the end of 2018. AVITRU joins Construct Connect as one of 20 Deltek companies servicing the AEC community. Learn more here.

AIA New England Friendly Firm Survey Results

The AIA New England Emerging Professional Friendly Firm Program aims to identify firm initiatives that promote the advancement of Emerging Professionals through professional development and personal growth opportunities. Congratulations to the two VT firms that were awarded the designation “AIA New England Emerging Professional Friendly Firm” for 2018: Freeman French Freeman and E4H- Environments for Health Architecture. Read more and see the full list of friendly firms here.