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S&A welcomes Casey Berg as an Administrative Assistant to the team.

Casey joins Stevens casey-final_color& Associates as an administrative assistant with a passion for architecture, planning, sustainable design, and historic preservation.  She is an active member of the Brattleboro community, serving on the Planning Commission and the Board of Directors for the Windham County Humane Society.  As a staff member, Casey hopes to gain a broader understanding of the various disciplines offered by S&A expanding her knowledge and interests concerning local and neighboring community projects.  In her spare time she enjoys architectural drawing and is inspired by the architecture of Brattleboro and her travels.

U.S. Rep. Peter Welch, D-Vt, supports redevelopment project in Bennington, VT.

Stevens & Associates is working together with M&S Development and the Bennington Redevelopment Group to provide design services for the Putnum Block project.  The Bennington Banner reported last week that U.S. Rep. Peter Welch supports this major downtown redevelopment effort.  Bob Stevens, President of S&A and Principal for M&S Development offers insights within the article.

http://www.benningtonbanner.com/localnews/ci_30510986/u-s-rep-tours-putnam-block-pledges-support

 

S&A Welcomes Diane Abate, Architect & Project Manager to Their Team

diane-abate_colorRecently relocating to southern Vermont, Diane brings to S&A over 20 years of experience in the field of design and architecture.  She earned her Bachelor of Science: Architecture and a Bachelor of Architecture: Architecture degrees from CUNY Spitzer School of Architecture graduating with honors and receiving an Excellence in Design and Best Thesis Project awards.  Prior to joining S&A, Diane was an Associate with Peter Gisolfi Associates located in Hastings-on-Hudson, NY.  Diane looks forward to applying her extensive knowledge of project management, building design and construction document production to her new projects, and is excited to play a role in the design and development of her new surroundings.

S&A Architectural Designer Shares Experiences From Europe

S&A Architectural Designer, Jillian Tomaselli a recipient of the Tai Soo Kim Traveling Fellowship is traveling throughout Europe visiting residential buildings in London, a nature center and museum in Helsinki, and an office building in Zurich.   Jillian wrote, “We’ve learned from our conversations with the architects that there’s definitely a challenging learning curve involved the first time an office designs with CLT, but often those challenges are outweighed by the benefits, such as schedule, sustainability, etc.”   Below are photographs Jillian has shared demonstrating a mixed use building and a CLT building under construction in London, part of a nature center in Helsinki, and the lobby of an office building in Zurich.  Thank you, Jillian for sharing your experiences abroad with us.

S&A – Attending the 2016 NCSEA Structural Engineer Summit

This week Sabrina Duk, a Structural Engineer for Stevens & Associates, will be attending the annual 2016 NCSEA Structural Engineer Summit as the Vermont Delegate from SEAVT (Structural Engineers Association of Vermont). NCSEA (National Council of Structural Engineers Association) is the primary organization for structural engineers offering resources including seminars, webinars, published design guides and research, as well as mentoring. In addition, they host numerous member run committees that drive legislation and code improvements.

Sabrina will also meet with the NECSEA (Northeast Coalition of Structural Engineers), a group of engineers from New England and New York forming a collective voice for the Northeast region.

http://www.ncsea.com/meetings/annualconference/