Yestermorrow Design/Build School in Waitsfield, Vermont offers over 80 hands-on courses per year in design, construction, woodworking, and architectural craft and offers a variety of courses concentrating in sustainable design. Now in its 35th year, Yestermorrow is one of the only design/build schools in the country, teaching both design and construction skills. Our hands-on 1-day to 3-week workshops, certificate programs and semester programs are taught by top architects, builders, and craftspeople from across the country. For people of all ages and experience levels, from novice to professional.

Thursday, February 01, 2007

Yestermorrow Faculty Present Panel in Burlington 2/6

The Vermont Chapter of the American Institute of Architects in collaboration with the departments of Planning and Zoning and CEDO of the City of Burlington is presenting a public forum on Architectural Design,

Architectural Design in Vermont…Does it Matter?

February 6, 2007 - 7:00 PM Burlington City Hall - Contois Auditorium

A panel of 4 Vermont architects and landscape architects will address important questions including the following:

-what are the ingredients of good design?
-how can non-architects assess the merits and problems of an architectural design?
-how can non-architects learn to talk easily and clearly about this subject?
-how can we all improve the quality of design in the communities of Vermont?

The goal of the evening will be to encourage a new, on-going and thorough design dialogue between professionals and the public in all phases of our permitting processes and the growth of our built environment. The panel with be moderated by John Anderson, Architect AIA, of John Anderson Studio in Burlington the panel members include:
Kirsten van Aalst, Architect, and design professor at the Norwich University School of Architecture
Michael Wisniewski, Architect, of Duncan-Wisniewski Architecture in Burlington
Jeff Hodgson, Landscape Architect, of H. Keith Wagner Partnership in Burlington
Dave Sellers, Architect, of Sellers and Company Architects in Warren Vermont.
After comments by each of the panelists that will be accompanied by power point visuals, there will be an open discussion with all in attendance.

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