Ted Montgomery, a practicing architect with his own firm in Vermont since 1976, designed and built his own home, featured in Creating The Not So Big House by SarahSusanka. He brings a combination of soul, ecology, and whimsy to his architectural practice. He designs in virtual space with leading edge CAD visualization tools, while also building lighting fixtures, furniture, ponds, green roofs and garden rooms.
His work is featured in House Beautiful, the NY Times, Natural Home and on the HGTV and Discovery Health channels. He is an instructor at the University of Vermont and theYestermorrow Design/Build School.
Ted lives in an intentional community he designed, permitted and built called Ten Stones, named after his senior thesis project at the University of Cincinnati. The community has sixteen homes clustered around a common green. His design for the Common House is scheduled to be built in the Spring of 2005.
His mottos are Design from the heart and Keep your home to the sun.