masonry

Stone Masonry in The Italian Alps

By Chrissy Bellmyer, Student Services & Outreach Manager
Join us for the Yestermorrow Speaker Series! Stone Masonry in the Italian Alps Wednesday, Sept 12 7:00 PM Savoy Theater, 26 Main St Montpelier VT Explore the Italian Alps through the ancient art of hands-on stone masonry. Thea Alvin and Mac Rood of Yestermorrow Design/Build School will take the audience on a visual...

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Rumford Masonry Fireplace Design/Build Video

By Kate Stephenson, Executive Director
This video montage follows the one-week Rumford Masonry Fireplace Design/Build course at Yestermorrow in October 2010. The class worked together to build a Rumford style fireplace for a homeowner in Waitsfield, Vermont during this five-day class focused on teaching homeowners with no prior masonry experience how to create their own fireplace.

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Yestermorrow Partners with the Canova Association to Rebuild an Abandoned Village in Italy

By Kate Stephenson, Executive Director
For three weeks in July and August, Yestermorrow has been conducting the first of what is planned to be an annual course in the Ossola Valley of northern Italy. Yestermorrow is collaborating with the Canova Association, an organization dedicated to the appreciation and preservation of vernacular stone architecture in this region of the Alps...

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Spotlight on: Masonry Design/Build in Italy- July 2010

By Kate Stephenson, Executive Director
We're excited about a new course this summer offered by longtime instructor Mac Rood. We'll be bringing a group of up to 15 students to the abandoned village of Ghesc in the northern mountains of Italy.This three week course will offer students experience in preservation, restoration, and adaptive re-use of historic vernacular masonry buildings in...

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