School of Architecture + Art

Graduating Architecture Students Honored with Awards

By Professor Timothy Parker, PhD, School of Architecture + Art Commencement ceremonies are, as guest speakers often remind graduates, as much about beginnings as endings. Awards are likewise not merely about recognizing past achievements. They honor students for distinct talents, experience and character traits they have cultivated during their studies. …

CoPS Students Design and Build an Outdoor Classroom

In January 2015, students from the Northfield High School S.T.A.R. program met with students from the School of Architecture + Art’s 802-Lab to discuss the design and construction of an outdoor classroom in the 135-acre woodland adjacent to the Garvey Hill Soccer Field in Northfield. The STAR program (Students Taking Alternative Routes) offers an …

Maine Architect and Norwich Alum Gavin Engler to Speak at NU

Norwich University’s School of Architecture + Art will host the final event in its 2014–15 Lecture Series on Friday, April 10 at 4 p.m. in Chaplin Hall Gallery. In a lecture titled “Since: Trials in Architecture Since Graduation,” Gavin Engler, an associate at Carol A. Wilson Architect in Maine, will discuss the work of this award-winning …

Architecture Students Assess Campus Safety, Propose Improvements

To kickoff the spring 2015 semester, the School of Architecture + Art held a school-wide, week-long charrette — a brainstorming session dubbed the SAFE project and led by Professors Tolya Stonorov and Michael Hoffman and architecture students Olivia Towne and Jesse Gillette — that focused on campus safety at Norwich. Divided into 12 teams, students …

NU – VISIONS Abroad Philippines Trip

Part 1: December 2014 – January 2015 Shaili Patel ’16, Architectural Studies and History Major Over the winter break, five Norwich advisors and 10 students, myself among them, embarked on a life-changing, two-and-a-half-week service-learning trip to the Philippines province of Cebu. Our trip marked the first year of a four-year project to help the …