School of Architecture + Art

Student Research Fellows and Philippines Service Trip Topics of Next Event in School of Architecture + Art’s Lecture Series

Norwich University School of Architecture and Art is pleased to announce the next event in its 2016-2017 Lecture Series, a four-part sequence of brief presentations that will expand the depths of exploration and research. Topics range from reusing an Olympic stadium in Athens, Greece, to an exploration of how architect Peter Bohlin connects buildings …

Architecture Students Put Energy to Good Use

By Associate Professor of Architecture Matthew Lutz What is a resilient building? It’s one designed to cope with the prospect of rising energy costs, rising sea levels, or rising global mean temperatures. It’s a building that uses passive environmental energy to light itself, to heat itself, and to make itself beautiful. It’s a building that doesn’t …

Architecture + Art’s Lecture Series continues with “Designing Your Future: Creating Value in Your Career”

Norwich University’s School of Architecture + Art presents “Designing Your Future: Creating Value in Your Career,” with Harry Falconer, Director of Experience and Education for the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB). The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 3, at noon in the …

Using Shipping Containers to Think Outside the Box

By Matthew Lutz, Associate Professor of Architecture When an 18-wheeler hauling a 45-foot-long intercontinental shipping container passes you on the highway, do you think, traffic? Or, like a recent class of NU architecture students, do you see a potential healthcare clinic or farm store in Afghanistan? These ubiquitous steel boxes were the starting …