Norwich Lecture Series
Date: 3/22/24 3:00 PM
Location: Northfield, VT
Materiality: Fabrication for Community
The series, which features presentations from notable architects and artists, is free to the public, and
this year’s theme is MATERIALITY: FABRICATION FOR COMMUNITY.
The theme of MATERIALITY: FABRICATION FOR COMMUNITY offers a range of lectures
that engage different means of building community through design with an eye on materiality and
fabrication. The 2023-24 Norwich School of Architecture + Art lecture series will also include the
following guest presenters:
1. Vermont Artist Daryl Burnett - Friday, October 13, 2023 at 4pm
2. Zena Howard, FAIA, Perkins and Will - Friday, November 3, 2023 at 4 p.m.
3. Tara Dudley, PhD, Architectural History Griot - Friday, February 9, 2024 at 4 p.m.
4. Danny Sagan, AIA, Norwich University- Wednesday, February 28, 2024 at 12 p.m.
The series will culminate at the 2024 Spring Symposium: FABRIC [ated]. The symposium
will be held on Friday, March 22, 2024 from 3 p.m.- 5 p.m. Contributors to the newly released book
FABRIC[ated] | Fabric Innovation and Material Responsibility in Architecture by Tolya Stonorov
will come together to share and discuss their research and practice; Emily Baker, Fay Jones School
of Architecture and Design; Eleanor D’Aponte, Norwich University; Judith Kinnard, Tulane
University; Irene Keil, Tulane University; and Dr. Juney Lee, Carnegie Melon.
The Norwich University Architecture + Arts Lecture series is made possible in part through 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.
To learn more about the Norwich University School of Architecture + Arts, visit
Contact: Eleanor D'Aponte
Email: edapont@ norwich.edu