Karolina Kawiaka, AIA

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

Senior Lecturer, Dartmouth College

Also has taught 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

BA Smith College, Architecture, Studio Art and Art History


"Eyes on the Land" 12 Artist Installation Project, Vermont Land Trust, 2014

SEABA Gallery, Burlington, Vermont, Group Drawing Show, June, 2014.

Helen Day Art Center, Stowe Vermont, Exposed Exhibition, Summer, 2014.

Claypool-Young Art Gallery, Morehead State University, Morehead Kentucky, A Fine Line: Contemporary Drawing, Juried Exhibition, Oct. 16– Nov, 29, 2013.

Art Hop, Burlington, Vermont, Drawings, September, 2013.

Nave Gallery, "You Are Here: Maps and Art" Somerville, MA, Juried Exhibition, Sculpture, August, 2013.

SEABA Gallery, Burlington, Vermont, "Karolina Kawiaka: Drawings", March, 2013.


Winner: Sustainable Suburban Homestead Design Competition, Keene, NH, October 2013

VT AIA Panel Discussion, "The Relevance of Architecture", Middlebury, VT, April 3, 2013

CompX Neukom Faculty Grant for Digital Models of the National Mall, 2013.

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

3rd Century Mall, Richmond, VA, American Institute of Architects Eastern Seaboard Conference ArchEX Panel, 2012

Washington Monument Grounds Ideas Competition, Winner, 2012

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

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


Tel. 802-376-6974