School of Architecture + Art

Essay: new architecture book and making connections

Research is all about discovery. An obscure source illuminates more of your subject than you anticipated. An unexpected bit of information suggests a question you had not yet thought to ask. Or several smallish discoveries accumulate until your view on a topic becomes markedly transformed. And then there are occasions when, buried in the midst of minutiae, …

NU architecture student receives research award for excellence

Undergraduate architecture major Dan Wheeler, a rising senior, received the Architectural Research Centers Consortium (ARCC) King Student Medal for Excellence in Architectural + Environmental Research, based upon criteria that acknowledges innovation, integrity, and scholarship in architectural and/or environmental design research. Wheeler received …

Student research helps spur policy change in Solar Decathlon

As a Norwich University Delta T-90 Solar Decathlete, senior Architecture student Brendan Brogan completed an independent study surveying and critically comparing the solar electric and solar thermal systems presented by all collegiate teams participating in the US Department of Energy’s 2013 Solar Decathlon. Brogan began his research with on-site …

Innovation grant sparks (re)making the Archistream project

Translating materiality, fabrication and education in modern architecture In spring 2014, Assistant Professor of Architecture Tolya Stonorov led a team of third- and fourth-year architecture students in transforming a 21-foot 1969 Airstream Globetrotter into a mobile outreach, education and design center. This unique American Institute of Architects, …

Norwich University architecture students help Local 64 envision a Center for Constructive Arts in Montpelier

Last fall, students in Prof. Tolya Stonorov and Prof. Steve Kredell’s second year studio helped Local 64, membership-driven co-working space in downtown Montpelier, Vermont, envision a six-story Center for Constructive Arts. Now the projects are going public. Learn more about and about the future possibilities for new architecture downtown, the future …

In Case You Missed It: Devin Coleman’s “Playing with Modernism: Recreational Architecture in Vermont in the mid-20th Century” Lecture Video Now Available

Norwich University School of Architecture + Art hosted a lecture by Devin Colman titled “Playing with Modernism: Recreational Architecture in Vermont in the mid-20th Century,” on Friday, April 4, at 4 p.m. in Chaplin Hall Gallery. Colman, the state architectural historian for the Vermont Division for Historic Preservation, discussed and presented …