Special Collections Room for Rowan University Libraries – Glassboro, NJ

Special Collections Room for Rowan University Libraries – Glassboro, NJ

Sorensen Partners was Architect and Interior Designer for Rowan University Campbell Library’s University Special Collections & Archives Room, built in 2017. Located adjacent to the lobby on the library’s third floor, the 4,200 square-foot Special Collections Room includes a reading room, climate-controlled archival storage room, 

3D Fabrication Lab for Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology – Boston, MA

3D Fabrication Lab for Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology – Boston, MA

Who of us is not in awe of the new 3D “additive” manufacturing technologies (which most people call 3D printing, thought this term only describes a fraction of the fabrication types). But how do you actually do it? When learning new equipment, the single best 

Cornell Law School – Classrooms & Library Renovation & Addition – Ithaca, NY

Cornell Law School – Classrooms & Library Renovation & Addition – Ithaca, NY

Marie S.A. Sorensen contributed to the schematic design for a 53,000 SF comprehensive renovation of Cornell Law School’s Myron Taylor Hall, built in 1932, the central building in the School’s collegiate gothic campus, and a 7,000 SF infill addition to the Library. Myron Taylor Hall’s renovation 

Light Industrial & Professional Building for Facella Realty & Investment Co. – Lawrence, MA

Light Industrial & Professional Building for Facella Realty & Investment Co. – Lawrence, MA

Sorensen Partners worked with Lawrence, MA industrial property owners Sam Facella and John Facella in spring 2014 to measure, model, and explore design changes to their historic industrial buildings. The scope of work included schematic-level plans and a rendering showing an existing 11,000 SF building divided into 

Rowan University Libraries Planning & Strategy – Glassboro, NJ

Rowan University Libraries Planning & Strategy – Glassboro, NJ

Sorensen Partners worked with Rowan University and the Rowan University Libraries in Glassboro, New Jersey, in 2014-15 on planning and strategy for the library facilities. The university’s main library, Campbell Library, was built in 1984 under the leadership of the college’s fifth president, Dr. Herman 

Cambridge Public Library Central Square Branch – Main Floor Improvements – Cambridge, MA

Cambridge Public Library Central Square Branch – Main Floor Improvements – Cambridge, MA

Sorensen Partners is Interior Designer and Furniture Consultant for new collaborative work space and reading areas for patrons on the main floor of the Central Square Branch of the Cambridge Public Library. Replacing a traditional grouping of study carrels, the new collaborative space provides varied 

Library Infill Addition for Cornell Law School – Ithaca, NY

Library Infill Addition for Cornell Law School – Ithaca, NY

Schematic Design and program confirmation for this 7,000 square-foot three-floor infill addition to the Cornell Law School Library marries a sky-lit slot and communicating stair to the historic main reading room of the central building in this collegiate gothic ensemble designed in 1932 by Providence-based 

Afterword – Designing for Laughter: Seven Concepts for Inventing the Future of Academic Communities – pub. 2020

Afterword – Designing for Laughter: Seven Concepts for Inventing the Future of Academic Communities – pub. 2020

Marie S.A. Sorensen’s Afterword to Beyond the Information Commons: A Field Guide to Evolving Library Services, Technologies, and Spaces, 2nd Ed. was published in 2020 by Rowman & Littlefield. Charles Forrest and Martin Halbert are the book’s editors. Citations to this publication are available on 

Making Sense of Space – NACUBO Business Officer Magazine – Sandra R. Sabo – Pub. 2019

Making Sense of Space – NACUBO Business Officer Magazine – Sandra R. Sabo – Pub. 2019

Sandra R. Sabo interviewed Sorensen Partners Principal-in-Charge Marie S.A. Sorensen, RA in 2019 for ‘Making Sense of Space,’ published in the November 2019 issue of the Natoinal Association of College and University Business Officers’ (NACUBO) Business Officer Magazine. Making Sense of Space can be read