March 28, 2017
Norwich University School of Architecture + Art is pleased to host Steve Kredell and John McLeod of McLeod Kredell Architects who will lecture on their summer design/build studio, Island Design Assembly, one of sixteen studios worldwide featured in a soon-to-be-released book titled The Design Build Studio / Crafting Meaningful Work in Architecture Education, which focuses on community based design/build projects. The lecture will begin at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, April 3, in Chaplin Hall Gallery and will be free and open to the public. A reception will immediately follow the lecture from 7:00-8:00 p.m.
The book, scheduled for release in May, 2017, has been primarily authored by Tolya Stonorov, a faculty member of the Norwich University School of Architecture + Art. Stonorov, the recipient of this year’s Vermont Women in Higher Education Peggy R. Williams Emerging Professional Award, will introduce the publication and the guest lecturers, who will discuss the importance of engaging in design/build, stressing how architecture can serve communities.
McLeod Kredell Architects is a studio built around the practice, teaching, and community engagement of architecture. John McLeod and Steve Kredell are both licensed architects and LEED accredited. McLeod is a visiting professor of architecture at Middlebury College and Kredell teaches in Norwich University’s School of Architecture + Art.
Norwich University’s School of Architecture + Art is the only National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB) accredited architecture school in northern New England.