October 2013

Steve Amstutz, Twenty One Years of Timber Frame Design/Build

For Steve Amstutz, timber framing is not just a profession, it’s a passion. Steve started designing and building timber frame structures from his shop in the Adirondacks in 1989 and began teaching at Yestermorrow in 1994. He has since developed a wide portfolio of works in the Northeast: from modest, small scale timberframe structures to cavernous barns—the timber frame typology Steve enjoys most.

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Adam Schwartz: Helping Urban Farmers Create Value-Added Ventures

By Kate Stephenson, Executive Director

At ECO City Farms, a 1.5 acre educational urban farm in the Capital Beltway in Maryland, Adam put a sea shipping container to new use by designing and building the FoodShed, an on-farm commercial kitchen for value-added production and a teaching kitchen for local food production.

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