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Architectural Design

2020 Collaborative Achievement Award: Global Design Initiative for Refugee Children

The Global Design Initiative for Refugee Children (GDI), chaired by Nathalie Beauvais, Intl Assoc. AIA, MassArt Professor Patti Seitz, AIA, and Gretchen Rabinkin, AIA, was founded in 2016 to help design safe places for refugee children around the world to play—an effort that has earned the initiative a Collaborative Achievement Award. 

Solar Decathalon

Solar Decathlon

Architecture students and University of Massachusetts Lowell engineering students collaborated on the solar powered "4D Home" for the Solar Decathlon competition in Washington, DC. 


New Jersey Public Health, Environmental and Agricultural Laboratory

The five-story, 200,000 square foot Health, Environmental and Agriculture Laboratory provides a secure, central facility for multiple agencies to perform work in support of public health and environmental programs and includes a mix of functional areas - including 45,000 square feet of office and collaboration space - to support the agency's strategic goals.

 Visiting Lecturer Jeff Schantz served as the Strategic Director for Science & Technology at HOK, the Architectural Firm responsible for this design of this building.


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