Lecture: Duo Dickinson on Staying Put

December 2nd, 2011

Author and architect Duo Dickinson explains how to love the house you’re in his illustrated presentation, “Staying Put: Remodel Your House to Get the Home You Want.” His talk kicks off the fourth season of the Essex Library’s Centerbrook Architects Lecture Series on Friday December 2 at the Essex Meadows Hamilton Hall auditorium. A wine and cheese reception begins at 6:30 p.m.; talk is at 7 p.m.

Dickinson offers cost-saving options and smart solutions to remake older homes to fit today’s lifestyles, and he shares his passion for saving money without sacrificing good design. His seventh book, which has the same title as his talk, has just been published by Taunton Press, and will be available for sale and signing. Admission is free; please call the Essex Library (860) 767-1560 to register.

Dickinson is a Cornell graduate who established his architectural practice in Madison, Connecticut in 1987 and has written extensively about design and construction. In addition to winning numerous awards and having his projects featured in publications such as Architectural Record, he has written for many design magazines and is the architectural critic for The New Haven Register. His national broadcast credits include CNN and NPR. He is a member of the American Institute of Architects and has taught at Yale, Roger Williams University, and Harvard.

The lecture series is sponsored by Centerbrook Architects and is one of many programs presented by the Essex Library.