Monday, May 4, 2009

PRESS RELEASE: The AIA at the Vermont State House

Release: Immediate

Date: April 29, 2009

Contact: Tracy Martin, Assistant Curator


The American Institute of Architects/ Vermont Chapter

2008 Design Awards Exhibition at the Vermont State House

Entries from the 2008 Design Award Competition of the American Institute of Architects/ Vermont Chapter will be featured in an exhibition at the Vermont State House cafeteria from May 5 through May 29.

The jury for the AIA competition, all members of the Boston Society of Architects, selected seven projects for awards. The three firms receiving Honor Awards were: Breadloaf Corporation of Middlebury, Pill-Maharam of Shelburne and Watershed Studio Architecture of White River Junction. Honorable mention went to Black River Design and Gossens Bachman, both of Montpelier. Banwell Architects of Lebanon, New Hampshire received a Citation, while Freeman, French, Freeman received a Fifty-Year Award.

Forty-one panels with images of all the entries, including the award-winning projects, will be on display through the month of May. The public is invited to an opening reception for the AIA Awards show on Tuesday, May 5, from 4 to 6 PM.

above: Edge Ledge House, Norwich, Vermont, Watershed Studio Architecture.