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Tolya Stonorov

Assistant Professor of Architecture
School of Architecture + Art, Norwich University

Tolya Stonorov is an Assistant Professor of Architecture at Norwich University and a principal at Stonorov Workshop. Stonorov has received multiple awards including the VWHE, Peggy R. Williams Emerging Professional Award and multiple AIA Vermont Design Awards. Her professional and academic work has been published nationally. Stonorov received a Master of Architecture from the University of California, Berkeley, where she was awarded a traveling fellowship, the Thesis prize and multiple grants.

Biography

Tolya Stonorov is an Assistant Professor of Architecture at Norwich University and a principal at Stonorov Workshop, a design and building collaborative est. 2006.  Her work uses sustainable materials and methods in honest and simple expressions and operates under the core tenet that good design can incite and contribute to social betterment.   Fundamental to the work is the belief that making and designing are intrinsic to each other: knowledge of one strengthens and informs the expression of the other.  To this end, Stonorov teaches Design + Build studios and builds many of her firm’s projects.    

Stonorov has received multiple awards including the Vermont Women in Higher Education, Peggy R. Williams Emerging Professional Award, AIA Vermont Design Award, Archistream, AIA Vermont Design Award, CASA 802, People’s Choice Award and the Junior Faculty Mentoring Award, among others.

Stonorov’s professional and academic work has been published nationally and locally in Dwell Magazine, The San Francisco Chronicle, In-laws, Out-laws and Granny flats, the Herman Miller Modern Architecture Design Blog, AIA New England Committee on the Environment ’17 Summit, Structures for Inclusion ’17 Conference, The IIT and Cal Poly National Conference on Beginning Design Proceedings, among others.  

Stonorov received a Master of Architecture from the University of California, Berkeley, where she was awarded the Chester Miller traveling fellowship, the Howard Friedman Thesis prize and multiple grants.

Areas of Research / Professional Expertise

    Design Build
    Materiality
    Social Justice in the Built Environment
    Sustainability
    Resilience

Books

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 Featured Title - The Design-Build Studio STONOROV - 1st Edition book cover

News

Architectural Record Reviews The Design Build Studio

By: Tolya Stonorov
Subjects: Art & Visual Culture, Built Environment, Education, Urban Studies

A beautiful and insightful review by Architectural Record.

The Design-Build Studio reaches Amsterdam!

By: Tolya Stonorov
Subjects: Art & Visual Culture, Built Environment, Education, Urban Studies

The Design-Build Studio is available internationally; thrilled to see it in Amsterdam bookstores.  

SEED Network endorses The Design-Build Studio

By: Tolya Stonorov
Subjects: Art & Visual Culture, Built Environment

The SEED Network has written a beautiful endorsement of The Design Build Studio.  Thankful for their comments.

The National Building Museum to carry The Design-Build Studio

By: Tolya Stonorov
Subjects: Art & Visual Culture, Built Environment, Education, Environment and Sustainability, Urban Studies

The National Building Museum in Washington DC will be carrying The Design-Build Studio in their vibrant bookstore.

https://www.nbm.org

University of California, Berkeley talks about The Design-Build Studio

By: Tolya Stonorov
Subjects: Art & Visual Culture, Built Environment, Education, Environment and Sustainability, Urban Studies

Thrilled that The Design-Build Studio is on the University of California, Berkeley's News website.