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Architecture + Art
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Architecture + Art

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Story Space: An Architecture + Design Competition

A Norwich University Architecture + Design Competition for high school/secondary students and college-level transfer students.
September 10-November 2, 2022

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Top 7%

“A First Try at ROI” At 30 and 40 years postenrollment, Norwich ranked in the top 7 percent for best net present value among the 4,529 schools ranked in Georgetown University’s “A First Try at ROI” study.
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A generous grant from the Jack and Dorothy Byrne Foundation, a philanthropic organization supporting cancer research, education, volunteerism and other charitable endeavors, backs the School of Architecture + Art Lecture Series. For more than 10 years, the Byrne Foundation and Norwich University have partnered to bring eminent national and international architects, designers, artists and writers to campus. Events are free and open to the public.                               

Norwich University’s School of Architecture + Art is the only National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB)-accredited architecture school in Vermont and one of only two in northern New England.


FRI 16 SEP, 1pm: Jesse Tyree, Black Dog, Undergraduate Student Research Fellowship presentations + WOF Inductions + reception  

FRI 7 OCT, 4pm: Wittman Estes   

FRI 4 NOV, 3pm: Making Workshop 

FRI 27 JAN, 4pm: Tara Dudley 

FRI 24 FEB, 2pm: Architecture Career Fair 

WED 15 MAR, 12pm: Matt Lutz Brown Bag Lecture - Wednesday 

FRI 17 MAR, 4pm: Erin Sassin  

FRI 31 MAR, 3pm: Making Workshop  

“To give our youth an education that shall be American in its character – to enable them to act as well as to think – to execute as well as to conceive – to tolerate all opinions when reason is left free to combat them – to make moral, patriotic, efficient, and useful citizens, and to qualify them for all those high responsibilities resting upon a citizen in this free republic.”

First Published — 1843 Catalog

Meet Our Architecture + Art Faculty

  • Cara Armstrong

    Cara Armstrong

    “I am a naturally curious person who likes to actively take part in making. Teaching encourages me to connect in new ways and discover ideas in places I might not otherwise look.” Read More
  • Danny Sagan

    Danny Sagan

    “At its core, architecture is about beauty and complexity of thought. In any city on the planet you can look for buildings that are proof of human aspiration.” Read More
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For 20-plus years, Norwich’s Design+Build Collaborative has called on students to “act as well as conceive” and address Vermont community needs by constructing full-scale building projects. The Collaborative continues to design and prototype regionally informed projects, partner with community organizations and organize research across Schools.

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Accreditations and Affiliations

Regional Accreditation Norwich University is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE), known formerly as the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc. (NEASC).
Program Accreditation Norwich University's Architecture program is accredited by the National Architecture Accreditation Board.
Norwich University is a member of the Associate of Collegiate Schools of Architecture
Norwich University is a member of the Architectural Research Centers Consortium.

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