11.10 aiaVT Newsletter

Putney School Proves Inspirational for AIA-VT/NH Joint Meeting

I’ve never been the star-struck type. But in the late afternoon of October 14, at the commencement of the AIA-VT/NH 2nd Annual Joint Event in Putney, Vermont, I realized I’ve simply never been in the right environment.  More...

3rd Annual AIA Vermont Benefit Golf Tournament

For the third year in a row; Architects, Engineers, Vendors, AND contractors all gathered together to form an alliance for the selfless act of others.   More...


9.10 aiaVT Newsletter

Innovation and Tradition: The second annual house tours

A crisp, sunny, fall Saturday ushered in the AIA-VT’s Second Annual House Tour. This year’s theme was “Innovation and Tradition”,  More...

Executive summary of an exemplary presentation

Last Thursday evening’s free AIA-VT CEU credit presentation by Kairos Shen, the  Director of Planning at the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA), was well attended and very entertaining.  More...

Preservation meets sustainability

In the past several months, chipping away at my Continuing Education requirements, I attended three programs specific to the problems of preserving Modern buildings and incorporating sustainability into these preservation efforts.  More...


7.10 aiaVT Newsletter

AIA-VT Honors Retiring Executive Director Hanne Williams

Over 130 members and colleagues of The American Institute of Architects, Vermont Chapter (AIA-VT) gathered May 21 for a spirited celebration at Mad River Glen...  More...

Young Architects Forum - Vermont

The Young Architects Forum is a program of the AIA and the College of Fellows organized to address issues of particular importance to recently licensed architects...  More...

Remembering Stewart Sutcliffe

Mr. Stewart L. Sutcliffe, age 62 of Fayston, Vt., passed away suddenly at his home on Monday, June 14, 2010.   More...

Don't even try to impede progress

If you’ve had the misfortune to read one or two of my expository thinking sessions in this publication then you know...  More...


5.10 aiaVT Newsletter

Norwich University talent on display

The Board of aiaVT was once again given the privilege of reviewing abbreviated displays of the thesis projects for the Norwich University architecture program.  More...

"Innovation in Context"

There was a very enjoyable and educational presentation at Contois Auditorium located in Burlington City Hall.  More...

Who is qualified to be an Architect?

Regardless of how the editor feels about a topic, the newsletter should always attempt to present divergent perspectives on issues involving Architecture and Architects.  More...


3.10 aiaVT Newsletter

Editor's unexpected filler material

 There is an unforeseen vacancy in this issue, so rather than have my own personal filler hidden at the bottom of the newsletter it is right up front...mainly because I am too lazy to reformat the newsletter... More...

Sunsetting the '9 year rule'

I’m writing to you to let you know about a significant threat to architectural licensing in Vermont. I’m asking you to join with me in opposing this proposed legislation (H.562 Section #6 & #53).  More...

Perspective on the '9 year rule'

A former coworker of mine is a very successful Architect practicing in Vermont, and he obtained his license through the provisions in the '9 year rule'.   More...

Roots of grass

The AIA Grassroots Annual Leadership and Legislative Conference was held in the beginning of February 2010 this year in Washington DC.  More...


1.10 aiaVT Newsletter

aiaVT annual awards overview

Eleven awards for “Excellence in Architecture” were given at the Annual Meeting and Design Awards Presentation of The American Institute of Architects/Vermont Chapter.  More...

Honor award: "Public project"

The Jury “was unanimous in its praise of this community project and recognized it as one of the best two submitted projects."  More...

Honor award: "Small project"

“There is a clear concept, refined details and elegant landscaping.”  More...