University of Vermont

Community Development and Applied Economics at the University of Vermont

Community Development and Applied Economics

Diane Gayer

diane gayer

Diane Gayer Lecturer

  • MArch 1979 University of Colorado
  • BA 1975 University of Colorado
Areas of Expertise:

architecture, community planning, environmental design

Contact Information
Phone: 802.656.0173

Diane Elliott Gayer joined CDAE as a lecturer in 2002 offering courses in design and community design and planning. She is a licensed architect in the States of Vermont and Colorado. Her professional experience includes work as an architect, community planner, and environmental designer. She is director of the Vermont Design Institute (VDI), a non-profit design and community development collaborative based in Burlington, Vermont. She has managed the collaborative since April 1998. June 1999 to September 2000, Diane worked for the State of Vermont as a planner, organizing the Smart Growth conference for the State and writing a History of Planning in Vermont.

Courses Taught

CDAE 118: Visual Presentation Techniques
CDAE 195/295: Ecological Principles in Community Design & Planning
CDAE 195/295: Elements of Architectural Design for a New Millenia
CDAE 291: Ecological Design II/ Atelier I
CDAE 295: Ecological Design Studio
CDAE 295: Sketch & Illustration
CDAE 295 SL: Community Design Studio
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