Karolina Kawiaka, AIA

Architectural Design, focusing on Sustainable and Regenerative Design of buildings, landscapes and infrastructures that improve the environment and socioeconomic conditions.

Senior Lecturer, Dartmouth College, 1998-present.

Architecture, Digital Fabrication and courses in Sustainable Design at the Thayer School of Engineering, and in the Environmental Studies Department at Dartmouth College.



Master of Architecture, Harvard University Graduate School of Design

AB Smith College, Architecture, Studio Art and Art History



Leslie Center for the Humanites Travel and Research grant to study sustainable architecture and agriculture in Cuba, 2017.

Vermont Association of Landscape Architects Honor Award, "Landscape Planning, Research & Analysis" July, 2015.

CompX Neukom Faculty Grant, Creation of Digital and Built Models of National Mall 3rd Century Masterplan, 2013-17.

Dali Lab, Dartmouth College, Computing Visualization Grant, Winter, 2014.

Sustainable Homestead Design Competition Winner, Keene, NH September, 2013.

Vermont Arts Council Development Grant , for National Mall in Washington, D.C. Masterplan, 2012-13.                  

Washington Monument Grounds Ideas Competition, Winner and People's Choice Winner, 2012.

Dickey Center for International Understanding, Faculty Travel and Research Grant to study sustainable communities in Iceland and Sweden, 2012.

Inaugural Dartmouth Lorax Sustainability Award, Faculty Sustainability Project, 2012.

Leslie Center for the Humanites Travel grant to study sustainable architecture and communities in India, 2011.

Campus Compact for New Hampshire Dartmouth College recipient of the Presidents' Good Stewart Award "for work with various non-profits including the Upper Valley Haven and Habitat for Humanity and continued mentorship of Dartmouth students seeking to make a difference in their communities through design", 2011.

Dartmouth Aegis, voted "Dartmouth Professor Who Has Had an Impact" 2011.

Neukom Institute for Computation Science Grants for computer software and digital fabrication equipment, 2009, 10, 11.

Whiting Foundation Fellowship, Travel grant to study the relationship of buildings to landscape in ancient Greek architecture, 2009.

Art of Action Finalist, Vermont Arts Council, 2008.

Cooper-Hewitt National Design Award Nominee, 2008.

Creation Grant, Vermont Arts Council, Solar Powered Installations, 2008,

Dartmouth College Student Assembly Profiles in Excellence Teaching Award, 2007

Dartmouth College Distinguished Lecturer Award, 2007

Digital Humanities Travel grant to study the relationship of buildings to landscape in Japanese and Chinese sacred architecture, 2005


Selected Invited Critic/ Lectures:
Barnard/Columbia University
Parsons The New School for Design
Middlebury College
University of Washington School of Architecture
Norwich University, Division of Art and Architecture
Smith College
Marlboro College
Vermont Technical College
Community College of Vermont
Currier Museum of Art
Center for Cartoon Studies
Yale University Graduate School of Architecture,
University of Texas Graduate School of Architecture and Planning
Wellesley College
Rhode Island School of Design Department of Architecture
Bennington College
Mississippi State University School of Architecture
University of Arkansas Department of Landscape Architecture
Yestermorrow Design-Build School

ASCE National Capitol Section

Army Corps of Engineers

DC Department of Energy and the Environment

National Capital Planning Commission

DC Silver Jackets