Bill Austin has been living in the Pioneer Valley since 1969, first as a student at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, then as a carpenter and builder, and since 1984 as an architect. From 1984 to 1993 he was a principal with Kitchell and Austin, Architecture and Community Design, located in the center of Amherst. From 1993 to 2000 he worked out of his home and an office in Shelburne Falls. In 2000 he bought a two-room schoolhouse in Colrain with his partner Joan Rockwell which was the office of ADi and Joan S. Rockwell & Assoc. for 18 years. The MA office is now in Greenfield, and Bill and Joan have relocated to Brattleboro.
Speed Design Review:
Good Design for All
4:00 Community Vision Stage
After a full day of inspiration, we gather to discuss what we've learned about the benefits of good design and how we can employ good design that supports equity in our communities.