Architect Sarah Holland will discuss green design following the monthly business meeting of the Mid-coast Maine Branch of the American Association of University Women Wednesday, Dec. 15 at 1 p.m. in the Friends Community Room of Rockland Public Library, 80 Union St. Co-sponsored by the library, the meeting is free and open to the public.

A partner in the firm Holland and Foley Architecture L.L.C., Holland will give a presentation featuring The Little Green House, designed and built for her mother Nina Holland, as well as other works. She will explain the many aspects of what it means to do green construction and discuss current trends in the field.

Holland’s firm has been providing architectural design services with an emphasis on sustainable design and construction for nearly 17 years. It concentrates on residential as well as small- to medium-sized commercial projects throughout Maine and beyond, including renovations as well as new construction.

Holland is an NCARB certified architect in the state of Maine and a LEED AP. She has lived in Camden for more than 25 years with her husband Peter Jones of Mountain Street Pottery.

The American Association of University Women is a national organization advocating equity and education for girls and women. Its Mid-coast Maine branch, which welcomes new members, sponsors annual student scholarships. For more information, visit

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