"The group discussed how fashion incubators nurture new design talent and imagined young designers working locally in Georgetown."  

August 31, 2014

"By inviting field professionals, such as Mr. Varga, Mr. Freedman and Mr. Perillo, the atelier intends to foster the same social enrichments envisioned in the proposed Gilbert & Bennett restoration project." 

August 23, 2014

"Dr. Gordon proposed G&B campus as a state-of-the-art modern village of alternative energy, “field stations,” noting that the Gilbert & Bennett campus is roughly the same distance from New York City as the Nobel-laureate-producing Cold Spring Harbor Lab."  

August 9, 2014

"Students studied topographical maps, discussed Connecticut watersheds, learned about hydrological cycles, treatment trains and low-impact development. After the professionals present to the students, the students then create projects to adapt what they learned to the G&B site."

July 25, 2014 

"In her presentation, Ms. Robinson featured the concept of 'usufruct,' defined as the right to enjoy the use of and advantages of another’s property short of the destruction or waste of its substance." 

July 24, 2014

"With more than 400 new residences approved for development at the site, an increase in traffic volume of more than 800 cars is anticipated. How will our local town and state roads, especially Route 7, manage?" 

July 21, 2014

“Through Re-Wire, we’ve revitalized the industrious and passionate spirit that once existed so fiercely in Georgetown. The Gilbert & Bennett business model was strongly centered around the idea that a healthy community equals a prosperous one, and I feel so very lucky to be part of the reviving of that healthy dynamic.”

August 25, 2013

"It is important to test ideas with practice...and bring the community together by making and doing. The collective practice of architecture is a great model for community.”  

August 25, 2013

"The grant is aimed at coming up with a proposal for the economic and cultural vitality of the Gilbert & Bennett site. Mr. Lynch is on board with this proposal." 

April 28, 2013

"[Ms. Philbrick's project] combines art and history in a compelling way. We're [CT DECD] very excited about it. It is one of the best things we’ve funded since I’ve been here.”

April 12, 2013