News coverage from the Putnam Block Redevelopment groundbreaking celebration in Bennington on August 7. Governor Phil Scott, Congressman Peter Welch, and others commended the Bennington community effort and stamina to bring what is now confirmed as the largest rural community/economic development project in the state at this time.
S&A Architectural Designer and Accredited CNU member, Nikki Perry enjoyed a week at CNU 27.Louisville. In addition to interesting and educational sessions on transect oriented development, inclusive healthy places, and improving the public realm with place making, she spent time taking in the sites of Louisville and networked with other professionals eager to learn more about the New Urbanism movement. Nikki found Louisville to be a great example of a walkable city blending old and new urbanist communities.
S&A staff invites you to join them at the Annual Downtown & Historic Preservation Conference on June 5th. Stop by our table and say ‘hello’. We are proud to sponsor this event, look back on two decades of downtown revitalization, and plan for a vibrant future.
Congratulations to Ben Harwood, P.E. for earning his license to practice as a Professional Engineer in the State of Vermont. Ben is a dedicated member of S&A’s Structural Team and enjoys supporting local school STEM programs and various organizations.
Thank you Leland and Gray Union Middle School for the opportunity to mentor 7th and 8th grade physical science class students preparing for the upcoming Battle Physics Challenge and Tournament. Brud Sanderson, PE and Principal at S&A has enjoyed evaluating the students’ process and looks forward to reviewing their project. Good Luck!
On November 14th, look for Jillian Tomaselli, AIA and Martha Ratcliffe to speak during the Small Living Spaces-Municipal and Developer Considerations workshop. Bob Stevens, PE will present during the case study-oriented workshop, Economic Development. Trends, living spaces, and economic tools will be addressed during these sessions.
Stevens & Associates is excited to provide architectural and engineering services for another great Windham & Windsor Housing Trust project. The Snow Block will offer affordable housing and replace a vacant lot adding to the streetscape and extending the downtown fabric on Flat Street. The design will respect the distinct architectural form of Brattleboro’s downtown district.
Bob Stevens is looking forward to the Radically Rural Summit in Keene, NH on Sept. 27th & 28th. He will join rural leaders, founders, and trailblazers as they come together for a two-day summit to learn, connect, collaborate, and lead change to create vibrant and robust rural communities.
This event features five program tracks including three programs per track over the course of two days, as well as keynote opening and closing speeches, and the popular CONNECT event on Thursday night. As a panelist for the Historic Buildings as a Downtown Catalyst for Vibrancy session, Bob will focus on the Putnam Block Revitalization project, Bennington, VT.
For more information about this event, click HERE.
Join Bob Stevens and register for “Making It Happen!” Local Leadership for the Future of Vermont Communities on Oct. 1st at Castleton University. Vermont communities thrive with local leaders getting big things done – share success stories, gain new skills, and think together about supporting strong leaders across Vermont.
For more information visit: https://www.vtrural.org/Summit18
Congratulations to Windham Windsor Housing Trust and everyone involved in the Great River Terrace ‘neighborhood’ project located in north Brattleboro. S&A is grateful for the opportunity to contribute to the first permanent supportive housing project in southern Vermont.
S&A team member, Jillian Tomaselli will be presenting a mass timber feasibility study on a 5 story mixed-use project next Friday, June 29th at the 1st Annual Vermont Forest Industry Summit at Burke Mountain, East Burke, VT.
Congratulations Jillian Tomaselli for passing your final Architectural Registration Exam !!!! We thank you for giving us a great reason to take a break from our computers, relax for a moment and eat cake.
Bob Stevens, President of Stevens & Associates, P.C. along with George Proakis, Director of Planning and Sarah Lewis, Senior Planner of Somerville, MA will present “Principles of a New Urbanism” at the NHPA’s 2018 Spring Conference on June 1st.
Thank You! S&A is proud to accept the Vermont Business Magazine’s 2018 Best of Business Award for Best Engineering Firm. Our goal is to continue to provide smart and responsible design to strengthen and improve our communities.
S&A is excited to co-sponsor an evening of learning and networking with DevelopSpringfield, M&S Development, and CNU New England. Please join us April 10th for the following presentation: TRANSFORMING DOWNTOWNS – Combining urban design with economic strategies to rebuild downtowns, and a *bonus* workshop: PROJECT PRO FORMA WORKSHOP.
Hamilton (Ham) Hodgman, PE and Project Manager for Stevens & Associates will be presenting at IBC Training January 24. This seminar will focus on IBC Chapter 17 Special Inspections in Vermont. Ham’s session will cover the areas of Reinforced Concrete, Structural Steel, and Fire Proofing for primary building systems.
Stevens & AssociatesandM&S Development are proud sponsors of the 2017 Vermont Development Conference. On November 14th, please join us along with over 275 design, development and real estate professionals for a full day of networking, seminars, and workshops. Tickets are going fast.