RESUME
Duo Dickinson AIA, NCARB, CORA, Principal
Education:  B. Arch., Cornell University, 1977
Licensed In:  Connecticut, Massachusetts, New York, 
New Jersey, Oklahoma, Texas, Florida, Minnesota
NCARB certified
AWARDS/HONORS 

- Architectural Record House Award, 1985
- One of six Premiated Entries, 1987 House Beautiful's Best Small House Competition
- Selected to be one of 31 architects in Young Architects Issue of Progressive Architecture Magazine, June, 1987
- 1988 CSA/AIA Unbuilt Projects Award
- Selected by the US IA to be one of 4 architects in "Design USA" exhibition to the U.S.S.R., 1989-90
- Selected by New England Monthly as one of 6 architects to design a "Fantasy House"
- Winner of one of Metropolitan Home's 1990 "Met Home of the Year" awards
- Winner of one of Metropolitan Home's 1991 "Met Home of the Year" awards
- Selected as one of Fine Homebuilding's "Houses of 1991" (cover project)
- Selected by Better Homes and Gardens to design a "Fantasy Bath", October 1991
- Selected to be a member of the "Practical Homeowner Institute"
- Selected for one of the 37 best "Met Home of the Year" awards - "The Best of Winners", 1991
- Selected to be the designer of the Frigidaire 1993 NAHB Home Show Kitchen
- Selected for "Innovative Houses and Housing" Exhibition at the 1993 Yale Conference on Housing
- Selected by "Family Fun Magazine" to be one of 8 architects nationally to design a "play structure"
- Selected for one of three CT/AIA Residential Awards for 1993, unawarded
- First Honors 1994 Westchester AIA Community Development Awards
- New York State 1994 Certificate of Merit in Architectural Design
- One of 19 chosen to be Cornell University "Alumni-in-Residence" for 1994
- Selected for "Design Excellence in Affordable Family Housing" exhibit sponsored by the NEA and AIA
- Selected to design “Pet Grooming Center” for Iams Pet Foods and Better Homes and Gardens
- Merit award, CT/AIA 1995 Design Awards
- Architectural Record Record House Kitchen Award, 1996
- Selected to have a HOME Magazine “Best Little House” for 1997
- Selected for “Architect’s Best Small House” Better Homes and Gardens 1997 
- Appointed to the Board of Trustees, Academy of Architecture, Arts and Sciences, Los Angeles, CA
- Madison Chamber of Commerce 1998 “Small Service Business of the Year” 
- Merit Award, CT/AIA 1998 Design Awards
- Appointed to Editorial Advisory Board, Residential Architect Magazine
- Silver Award, 1999 Northeast Region Award, American Society of Business Press Editors 
- Silver Award, 1999 National Award, American Society of Business Press Editors for Regular Column/Residential Architect
- Winner Madison Chamber of Commerce Small Service Business of the Year 1999
- Winning Critic, Court of Architecture, ROSWELL competition
- Winning Entry Runtal Design 2000 Contest
- Two Projects selected, Alliance for Architecture’s 2001 Young Architects Competition – work included in exhibit at New Haven Colony Historical Society
- Winner of Habitat for Humanity, New Haven’s 2003 Master Builder Award.
- 2004 - Co-Founder, Congress of Residential Architecture
- Home Builders Association of Connecticut's 2005 HOBI Award for Best Custom Home 3500 - 4500 sq. ft. 
- Included in Fine Homebuilding's "Houses of 2008" issue
- Featured architect in Connecticut Home and Garden magazine’s 2008 “Award Winning Architects” issue
- Selected for 2009 Fine Homebuilding Kitchen and Bath issue
- Special Service Award, Society for American Registered Architects 2010
- 2011 Recipient of one of 4 Lifetime Achievement awards for Habitat for Humanity New Haven’s 25th Anniversary



PUBLICATION OF WORK

Adding Additions On To A House
Additions
Architectural Record
American Homestyle Magazine
Beach Homes
Better Homes & Gardens 
Boston Globe
Canadian Wood Council Wood Handbook
Catalog of Contemporary Design
Civic Architecture
Come Home Magazine
Connecticut Magazine
Connecticut Cottages and Gardens
Connecticut House and Garden
Country Houses
Custom Home
Decorating/Remodeling
Departures
Design Times
Design Bureau
Fine Homebuilding
Gannett Newspapers
Good Neighbors: Affordable Family Housing
The Home How-To Source Book
Home Magazine
Home Magazine's Kitchen & Baths
Home Remodeling
House Beautiful
House Beautiful's "Home Building"
House Beautiful's "Home Remodeling and Decorating"
Inside Fairfield County
Interior Design
Marvin Before/After Book
Metropolitan Home
Modern Style
Money Magazine
New England Monthly 
New Haven Register
New Haven Magazine
Northeast Magazine
NY Times Home Section
NY Times Real Estate Section
NY Times Sunday Magazine
Northeast Magazine
Old House Interiors
Remodeling Magazine
Soundings Magazine
The Old House Catalogue
The Old House Journal Catalogue
This Old House Magazine
This Old House Bath Book
Traditional Building
Practical Homeowner
Progressive Architecture
Residential Architect 
Bathrooms: Planning & Remodeling, Sunset Publishing
Washington Post: Real Estate
Wood Design and Building Magazine
Westport Magazine




WRITING

Books, Entire Text:      
Adding On, McGraw/Hill, 1983                             
The Small House, McGraw/Hill, 1986                       
Common Walls, Private Homes (with John Nolon), McGraw/Hill, 1990
Small Houses for the Next Century, McGraw/Hill, 1995
Expressive Details, McGraw/Hill, 1996
The House You Build, Taunton Press, 2004
House on a Budget (paperback version of The House You Build)
Staying Put, Taunton Press, 2011

Contributor:
The Fountain Headache, Andy Pressman, Editor
Professional Practice 101, Andy Pressman, Editor
Healthcare Design
The Architect’s Portable DESIGN Handbook, Andy Pressman, Editor
Celebrating The American Home, Taunton Press

Editor:
60 WORDS, CORA/BSA “Instant Book”

Periodicals,Currently: 
​Contributing Writer, Architecture Boston
Contributing Writer in Residential Design for New Haven Magazine
OpEd Contributor, New Haven Register
Contributing Writer, Design Bureau Magazine
Contributing Writer in Residential Design, River & Shore Magazine
Contributing Writer, Houzz.com
Contributing Writer, Houseplans.com


Articles For:
Architectural Record
Architecture Magazine
Art and Planning Newsletter
Builder Magazine
Connecticut Cottages and Gardens
Connecticut Magazine
Cornell College of Architecture
Design Times Magazine
Fine Homebuilding
Harrowsmith Magazine
Home Magazine
House Beautiful
Journal of Light Construction
Landscape Architecture
Meredith Special Interest Publications
Money Magazine
New England Living
New Haven Magazine
Northeast Magazine
proudgreenhome.com
Residential Architect
River & Shore Magazine
The Inspired House
This Old House Magazine
Wood Design and Building Magazine

Continuing contributor, “By Design” This Old House Magazine April 2004-June 2005
Contributing Columnist on Architecture, Meredith Special Interest Publications (through June 2005)
Columnist on Architecture, Realtor Online Magazine (through June 2008)
Contributing Editor in Home Design, Money Magazine (through June 2009)


Peer Reviews, Publishers:
John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Taunton Press
The McGraw-Hill Companies
AIA Press


TEACHING

Adjunct professor in design, first year, Roger Williams College, 1986-87
Adjunct professor in design theory, “Architecture and Writing”, Roger Williams College, fall 1988
Visiting critic in design, senior studio, Yale University, fall 1989
Senior Thesis Advisor, Yale University, spring 1990


DESIGN JURIES

Academic:
Roger Williams College, all levels undergraduate studios, 1987 – present
Yale University, 1988 – present
-undergraduate design studios, sophomore, junior, senior
-undergraduate senior thesis review
-1st and 2nd year graduate design studios
-Master of Environmental Design Program thesis review
-Materials Course
Rhode Island School of Design, 1990 2nd year studio
Cornell University College of Architecture, Art and Planning, 1994 3rd year studio
University of New Haven Interiors Department
Connecticut College, Architectural Design2, 2011

Professional:
1988 Arkansas AIA Honor Awards
1989, 1991 Greenwich Public Space Awards
1990 Decorating and Remodeling’s Kitchen and Bath Competition
1991 CrookedBrook Woodwork’s Furniture Competition
1993 Westchester AIA Affordable House Competition
1993 Washington D.C. AIA Residential Awards
1995 AIA/Rhode Island Honor Awards
1996 Westchester AIA Merit Awards
1996 National Association of Real Estate Editors Journalism Awards
1997 The Academy of Architecture Art & Sciences BIGFOOT competition
1999 Builder’s Choice Awards
1999 The Academy of Architecture Art & Sciences 
2000-2005 Lion’s Peace Poster Contest
2003 ArtOutstanding Jury for New Haven Arts Council 
2004 The Best 50 American Homes, Taunton Press
2004 Western Colorado AIA Jury
2005 Lead Critic Newark/Suburban AIA Jury
2006 Staten Island AIA Architecture Awards
2007 AIA Minnesota Residential Design Awards
2007 North Carolina’s 2008 Home of the Month selection panel
2008 Lead Jurist, Cinncinati CORAwards Design Competition


SPEAKING

Professional:
1986 New York Land Institute Convention
1987 New York Home Show
1988 Arkansas AIA Convention
1989 Housing Action Council Affordable Housing Conference
1992 Westchester AIA Affordable Housing Symposium
1995 Rockfall Foundation
1995 Grassroots Coalition
1995, 1997, 1998, 2003, 2005 Build Boston
1996 Boston Society of Architects
1996 Portland Cement Association
1996 Maine AIA Annual Meeting
1997 Boston Society of Architects Residential Architecture Roundtable
1997 Staten Island AIA
1998 Canadian Portland Cement Association Annual Meeting  
1998 Planetree Annual Meeting
2000 Alliance for Architecture
2000 Graduate Club, New Haven
2000 Mexican Association of Interior Designers
2001 The Charles W. Moore Center for the Study of Place Annual Symposium, “Dwellings and Outgoings… the Prospects for Community”
2002 The Architects League of Northern New Jersey 1st Annual Davis Fund Speaker.
2002 Connecticut River Estuary Association
2003 NAHB National Green Building Conference and Awards
2003 Alaska Building Science Network Annual Seminar Featured Speaker
2004-2010 Various CORA Presentations at Industry Conventions Nationally
2004 CTAIA Preservation Series Seminar
2004 Virginia Society AIA, Architecture Exchange East
2004 Reinvention 2004, Los Angeles, CA
2005 AIA Grassroots and Leadership Conference, Washington DC
2005 Middle Tennessee AIA
2005 Meredith Editors Gathering
2005 LEAP Annual Fundraiser
2005 AIA San Fernando Valley
2005 San Antonio AIA
2005 Newark/Suburban AIA
2005 Lowes Trends Group
2005, 2006 AIA National Convention
2006 Staten Island AIA
2006 AIA Northeast Illinois
2006 Design Smart Seminar series, Furniture and Furnishings Show, Philadelphia
2006 Reinvention Pro Bono Panel Leader, San Diego
2007 AIA Minnesota
2007 AIA Custom Residential Architects Network’s national symposium
2007 Triennial Woodstock Festival of Liturgy, Art & Music, Woodstock, VT
2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 BSA’s Residential Design and Construction, Boston
2008 Lowes Marketing Group
2008 Lowes Vendor Summit
2008 Costa Farms National Sales Meeting, Miami, FL
2009 CRAN Workshop, AIA National Convention
2009 AIA San Mateo
2009 Erosion Revelation, ArtSpace, New Haven
2009 Fairhaven Woodworks
2009 Guilford Art Center
2010 Land Use Leadership Alliance training program, Pace Law School, White Plains, NY
2010 Presenter of Resolution to AIA National Convention, Miami, FL
2010 National Publicity Summit, New York, NY
2011 AIA National Convention, New Orleans
2011 New Haven Preservation Trust, New Haven, CT
2011 Centerbrook Architects Lecture Series, Essex, CT
2011 Build Boston, Boston, MA
2011 Reinvention, Phoenix, AZ
2012 Lasting Home Expo, Seattle, WA
2012 33rd Annual Lane County Home & Garden Show, Eugene, OR
2012 Royal Building Products Annual Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
2012 TOD Forum for the Partnership for Strong Communities, Hartford, CT
2012 "Lunch with a View" series at the Edgartown Yacht Club, Martha’s Vineyard, MA
2012 Yestermorrow Design/Build School, Waitsfield, VT
2013 New Haven Preservation Trust Talk, Branford, CT
Ongoing: Various libraries and schools throughout Shoreline Connecticut and Westchester County


Academic:
1988, 1989, 1992-2008 Harvard Graduate School of Design, summer session
1989, 1990, 1993, 2006 The Yestermorrow School
1989 University of Arkansas
1994 Cornell University College of Architecture, Art and Planning
1995 Trinity College
1997 Pratt Institute
1999 University of New Mexico Architecture School
2000 ANAHUAC University, Mexico City, Mexico
2000 Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León, Monterrey, Mexico
2008 Yale Exploration Summer Program
2009 Yale University School of Art & Architecture
2009 University of Connecticut School of Law
2010 Yale University Land Use Class, School of Forestry
2013 University of California Berkeley, College of Environmental Design



MEDIA

-Co-host of 14-part CNN/Money website series “Home Work”
-Co-host for WNPR’s “The Real Life Survival Guide” 
-Co-host for WPKN’s “HomeWork”
-Featured correspondent “The Neighbors Are Talking” series, WELI radio
-Contributor, Design for the Real World two segments, "Studio 360" radio show 
-Architectural correspondent “Homeportfolio” on the web 
-Featured architect/presenter ThinkOutsideNow website
-Featured writer, host, presenter DesignPortfolio by Crane website
-Contributor, Long Wharf Theatre’s 2010 Gala

Other media participation:
-"Open Air New England" on Connecticut Public Radio, guest
-Financial News Network "Real Estate Magazine" featured architectural commentator.
-Selected as host for PBS pilot entitled "The Great American Home Tour", sponsored by the Seattle PBS station
-ABC's "Home Show", work profiled
-“Hometime Radio”, guest
-Participant, 1998 Connecticut Author’s Day
-HGTV – “Before & After” Program
-Invited participant in dwell magazine’s “Bridge the Gap Between Mass and Class” on-line discussion group
-Participant, 6th, 7th, 8th and 9th Annual Habitat For Humanity Men’s Auxiliary Bake Sale. “Most Creative” at 2002 Sale.
-Exhibitor “Where Earth Meets Sky” exhibition at the Creative Arts Workshop, New Haven.
-Invited artist”Bitsie’s Bash” centerpiece for the Alliance for Architecture/Arts Council for Greater New Haven. 
-Guest on CNN "Open House" television show.
-Guest on "On The House" radio show.
-Guest on "The Money Pit" radio show.
-Guest on "Ask Andrea" radio show.
-Guest on “Business Week Weekend” television show.
-Architecture On A Roll, contributor to Real pARTy 06
-Guest on Weekend Marketplace, NPR
-Narrator – Prokofiev’s “Peter and the Wolf”, Wallingford Symphony Orchestra
-Architectural Consultant Crane Performance Siding
-Featured presenter Fine Homebuilding website
-Guest on House Smarts TV
-Guest on WBAP Radio’s “The Great Home Design Show”
-Auctioneer, 2007 and 2008 Madison Sculpture Mile Auction
-Birdhouse contributor, Livingston Ripley Waterfowl Sanctuary 2008 Fundraiser
-Participant, 2008, 2011 “Men Who Cook” benefit for the Women & Family Life Center
-“Erosion Revelation” exhibit at ArtSpace, 2009
-Contribution of bird house design for AHOME’s House Party Benefit, 2009 
-Invited participant, National Publicity Summit
-Guest on “On Point Radio Show/NPR”
-Contributor of Art Piece for Long Wharf Gala 2010
-Guest on the Heritage Network’s “Burning Down the House” radio show, 2010, 2011
-Guest on WPKN Radio’s Binnie Klein show, 2010, 2011, 2012
-Guest on AT HOME Radio, 2011
-Guest on KNLW’s “About the House,” Lawrence, Kansas, 2011


PROJECTS: 

Estimated totals as of 01/01/2012: Approx. 710 Total Commissions; 530 Completed/Built; 40 in Process/Building 75% completed/built


- Houses: 110 commissioned, 80 built, 10 in process/building
Custom Home Designs in Connecticut, New York, Rhode Island, Minnesota, Michigan, North Carolina, New Jersey, California, Nebraska, Indiana, Louisiana, Colorado, and Massachusetts.
Design architect for three homes for suburban Tokyo, Japan.
Sizes from 1,100 to 11,000 square feet. Budgets from $75K to $6.5M

- Additions/Renovations: 442 commissioned, 320 built, 20 in process/building
Residential Additions and Renovations in Connecticut, Massachusetts, Vermont, Ohio, Washington, D.C., Illinois, Colorado, New York (Westchester County, Duchess County, the Adirondacks, Long Island and New York City).
Sizes from 60 to 6,000 square feet. Budgets from $15K to $3M

- Housing Projects: 35 commissioned, 20 built, 7 in process/building, budgets from $70K to $35M including:
AHOME, Mt. Kisco, NY; Bedford Hills, NY; Croton Falls, NY; Katonah, NY; Vista, NY; Chappaqua, NY; Pound Ridge, NY
SHORE Housing, White Plains, NY
Cephas Housing, Yonkers, NY 
Peekskill Area Health Center Housing, Peekskill, NY
Goodspeed Opera House Actor’s Housing, East Haddam, CT
Habitat for Humanity of Greater New Haven, multiple projects, New Haven, CT

- Commercial or Institutional Projects: 35 commissioned, 25 built, 4 in process, budgets from $5K to $3.5M including:
Addition to the Lutheran Church of Madison, CT
Refuge Shelter Children’s Village, Valhalla, NY
Hudson Healthcare Master Plan/New Construction and Renovation, Peekskill, NY
Beacon Satellite Health Clinic, Beacon, NY
Conference Room, CEO Office, Decision Center International, NYC
Incarnation Camp Administrative Building, Ivoryton, CT
Addition to St. Mary’s Episcopal Church Rectory, Scarborough, NY
Addition to the Church of St. Joseph of Arimethea, Elmsford, NY
Columbarium for the Cathedral Church of the Advent, Birmingham, AL
Addition to dining hall, renovation of medical facility, misc. projects, Camp Hazen, Chester, CT

- Furniture: 22 commissioned, 20 built, budgets from $400 to $100K including:
Free-standing: chairs, tables, beds, light fixtures, garden pavilions
Built-in: Mantles, bookcases, decorative wall murals

- Consulting/Feasibility Studies: 65 commissioned/executed, including:
Invited participant of special housing facility design, Hole In The Wall Gang Camp, CT
Town of Fairfield Senior Housing Proposal
Sanctuaries for LifeChurch in Oklahoma, Arizona and Texas
Consultant to the Archdiocese of New York, Re: disposition of properties
Town of Guilford Design for Lake Quonnipaug Bath House, Guilford, CT.
Consultant to the Town of Hastings, NY feasibility studies for affordable housing
Samaritan House, White Plains, NY
Westchester Interfaith Housing, Tarrytown, NY
Eaton Row, New Haven, CT, Jonathan Rose Developers



NOT FOR PROFIT WORK – Representative Sampling

Built Projects:
- Habitat for Humanity – 40 prototype houses and 12 renovations in New Haven, Hamden, Wallingford and Fair Haven (1997-present)
- St. John’s Church renovation, New Haven 
- AHOME: Mt. Kisco (1988); Hawthorne (1990); Katonah (2004); Bedford Hills (2005); Chappaqua (2006); Vista, Alamo Clinic, Goshen (1994); Pound Ridge (2009), all in NY 
- Incarnation Camp, Ivoryton, CT (1986, 1988, 1990, present)
- Trinity Church on the Green, New Haven, CT: Undercroft, Side Entry (2009), Kitchen (1992), Bathroom, Upper Room (2000), Choir Room (2005), Side Entry (2010), Undercroft (2012)
- Peekskill Area Health Center/Hudson Health Care: Smith Street (1987), Beacon (1990), Poughkeepsie (1997), Beacon II (1999), Peekskill (2006), Westchester County, NY 
- Madison Lutheran Church of Madison addition (2007)
- Camp Hazen, Ivoryton, CT renovation (1998, 2004)
- Bauer Farm Bathroom Addition
- Hastings Affordable Housing, Hastings, NY (2002)
- Children’s Village Residence, Valhalla, NY (2002)
- SHORE, White Plains, NY (2001)
- “ABC House” addition, Madison, CT (1998)
- Cluster Housing, Yonkers, NY (1996)
- Observation platform for Madison Land Conservation Trust (1996)
- Tuxis Walkway, Madison, CT (1992)
- CEPHAS Housing, Yonkers, NY (1990)
- St. Mary’s Church, Scarborough, NY (1981, 1989)


In Process:
- St. James Episcopal Church, Woodstock, VT
- Southern Connecticut Hebrew Academy, Woodbridge, CT
- Interfaith Council for Action (IFCA), Ossining, NY 
- Open Arms Homeless Shelter, for Grace Church Community Center, White Plains, NY
- Incarnation Camp and Conference Center Chapel, Ivoryton, CT 
- Strong Center at the Surf Club, Madison, CT


Proposals:
- Ascension House / St. Hilda’s House, New Haven, CT
- Sunshine House, Madison, CT  
- AHOME, Briarcliff Manor, Mt. Pleasant, Scarborough, Lewisboro, Pound Ridge, all in NY 
- Madison Unitarian Universalist Society, Madison, CT  
- Overseas Ministries Study Center, New Haven, CT   
- Rivendell Institute, New Haven, CT 
- Erin Court Housing, Armonk, NY 
- Bauer Farm, Madison, CT -1998  
- Friends of Hammonasset Nature Center, Madison, CT  
- Christ Lutheran Church, Southwick, MA 
- Hole in the Wall Gang Camp, Storrs, CT 
- YWCA rehabilitation, Yonkers, NY 
- Two-family house for Guilford Interfaith Housing 
- Park Row Houses House Development, Peekskill Preservation Co., Peekskill, NY 
- REAPS Housing, Yonkers, NY 
- Interfaith Housing, Mt. Kisco, NY 
- Northern Westchester Women’s Shelter, Kisco, NY 
- Immaculate Conception Church, Yonkers, NY 
- Catholic Archdiocese, White Plains, NY 
- Church of the Redeemer, Ossining, NY 
- Genesis Housing, Mt. Vernon, NY  


COMMUNITY SERVICE

Ongoing Community Service
- Chair of Planning Subcommittee, Habitat for Humanity New Haven
- Co-founder, Board Member, Madison Cultural Arts 
- Vestry, Properties Committee Chair, Music Committee, Trinity Church on the Green, New Haven, CT
- Board Member, Board President Pro Tempore, Executive Committee, Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center
- Strong Center at the Surf Club, Board of Trustees, Madison, CT
- Incarnation Camp and Conference Center: Board Member, Building & Grounds Chair and Member Long Range Planning Committee, Ivoryton, CT
- New Haven Preservation Trust: Board Member, Preservation Committee, Program Committee, Communications Committee
- Connecticut Episcopal Diocesan Property Committee

Past Community Service
- Board Member, Habitat for Humanity of Greater New Haven
- Executive Committee Member, Capital Campaign Cabinet, Columbarium Committee, Trinity Church on the Green, New Haven, CT
- Board Member, Infinite Topic Lecture Series
- Board Member, "Sunshine House," Madison, CT
- Chairman, Tuxis Square Design Competition Committee - Madison, CT
- Chairman Arts Barn Committee, Madison Cultural Arts, Madison, CT
- Consulting Architect, the Jay Coalition, Rye, NY
- Member, Long-Range Planning Committee, Madison, CT
- Board Member, Properties Committee, Mercy Center, Madison, CT (1998-2001).
- Organizer of successful “Save the Madison Theater” campaign for Madison Cultural Arts
- Advisory Board, Guilford Handcrafts Center, Guilford, CT
- Advisory Council Neighborhood Music School 2001, 2006, and 2007 Benefits
- Director/Secretary, Chair Building Committee, Board Member, Shoreline Alliance for the Arts
- Chairman Hollycroft Cultural Council of Madison, sponsoring The Sculpture Mile

Professional Service 
- Cofounder (w/ Jeremiah Eck and Dennis Wedlick) of the Congress of Residential Architecture
- Member, Alliance for Architecture
- Advisory Council, Reinvention 2004 Conference
- Member, AIA
- Editorial Adviser, Residential Architect magazine
- Adviser, Inspired House start-up