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From SevenDaysVT.com – read the full story! Groundbreaking is today, Aug. 25, 2017 in Waitsfield. In April 2016, Lawson’s Finest Liquids announced that it would move from Sean and Karen Lawson’s home in Warren to a larger, more visitor-friendly space in Waitsfield. Now, after more than a year of planning and preparation, the Lawsons will close on the property at […]

“The term “charette” evolved from a pre-1900 exercise at the Ecole des Beaux Arts in France. Architectural students were given a design problem to solve within an allotted time. When that time was up, the students would rush their drawings from the studio to the Ecole in a cart called a charrette. Students often jumped […]

It’s official and it’s delightful. It is with great pleasure that Austin Design announces we have opened a new office for our architectural firm in downtown Brattleboro, Vermont. You can now find us at 167 Main Street, Suite 302. in addition to our existing headquarters in Colrain, Massachusetts. Of course, there’s method to our madness […]

  It has been a long time since I last wrote about The Idea of Home.  Somehow it is easier to puzzle it out in my head than on paper, so this is an attempt to get back to it: For me, life is very much related to architecture and the mysteries I tackle on […]

The stunningly-restored interior of the Latchis Theatre in Brattleboro, Vermont, host venue for the Strolling of the Heifer’s Slow Living Summit plenary sessions. Austin Design is fortunate to be practicing architecture in a naturally beautiful and artistically-diverse area, right here in western Massachusetts and southern Vermont. Last week, Brattleboro hosted the 13th Annual 2014 edition […]

Well, we’ve officially connected a few pre-existing dots: Austin Design plus the American Institute of Architects plus Vermont. Of course, ADi has long had an active residential and commercial architecture presence in southern Vermont, now expanding into northern reaches with The Alchemist Brewery. Founder Bill Austin has held an VT architect’s license (#1873) in the Green […]

A Zero Net Energy home by Austin Design in Colrain, MA Just a few weeks ago, on the brink of a big winter storm alert, Bryan and Rich from the Austin Design office took a road trip to Vantem Panels in nearby Brattleboro, Vermont. Vantem was hosting an information-packed training seminar presented by Sam Rashkin, […]

If you build it, they will come. Colrain, Massachusetts notwithstanding, the place to be is the place where everyone can find you – online. Austin Design Inc. has spent the last several months in development of a completely new website – not a renovation or rebuild, but all-new construction from the ground up. The only […]