Wellesley College Jewett Arts Center Window Replacement & Refurbishment – Wellesley, MA

Wellesley College Jewett Arts Center Window Replacement & Refurbishment – Wellesley, MA

Sorensen Partners is Architect and OPM for the restoration of the Music Building windows in the historically-significant Jewett Arts Center by American modernist Paul Rudolph. Summer 2020 construction is exterior painting of all Music Building window exteriors and, with restoration to original historic colors, and 

Lobby Restoration & Renovation for Wellesley College Jewett Arts Center – Wellesley, MA

Lobby Restoration & Renovation for Wellesley College Jewett Arts Center – Wellesley, MA

Sorensen Partners is Architect and OPM for the restoration and renovation of several key features in the lobby and adjacent spaces at Wellesley College’s Jewett Arts Center. The Jewett Arts Center was designed by renowned modernist Paul Rudolph, and changes to the structure adhere to 

University at Albany Library Facility Assessment, Programming & Renovation – Albany, NY

University at Albany Library Facility Assessment, Programming & Renovation – Albany, NY

The University Library concept design – including benchmarking, visioning, programming, facility assessment, and conceptual design phase schematic section and plan diagrams coordinated for structural and mechanical feasibility – lays out a five-phase strategy for transforming and improving the Library’s existing 254,500 square-foot facility designed in 

Wellesley College Jewett Arts Center Conservation Plan – Wellesley, MA

Wellesley College Jewett Arts Center Conservation Plan – Wellesley, MA

Sorensen Partners is assisting Wellesley College in project management for the Jewett Arts Center Conservation Plan Project, which will take place in 2015-2017 . The project received Getty Foundation funding under its ‘Keeping it Modern’ architectural conservation grants program and is directed by Professor Alice 

Yale University Housing Porches & Stairs Preservation & Reconstruction – New Haven, CT

Yale University Housing Porches & Stairs Preservation & Reconstruction – New Haven, CT

Sorensen Partners provided preservation and reconstruction design for Yale University for two 1920s wooden porches and stairs for graduate student housing. Turned wooden porch posts and roofs surviving nearly 100 years were preserved while stairs and balustrades were rebuilt in kind based on a single 

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 

Figural Identity in Adaptive Re-use: Preserved, New & Hybrid – pub. 2016

Figural Identity in Adaptive Re-use: Preserved, New & Hybrid – pub. 2016

Marie S.A. Sorensen’s article, Figural Itentity in Adaptive Re-use: Preserved, New and Hybrid was published in Int|AR Journal – Interventions and Adaptive Reuse, Volume 07, Art in Context, by Rhode Island School of Design in 2016. The article is available on Academia.edu and Researchgate.net. Abstract 

5 Questions: Greg Murray – Conservation of a Breakthrough Interactive Exhibit by Charles & Ray Eames – pub. 2015

5 Questions: Greg Murray – Conservation of a Breakthrough Interactive Exhibit by Charles & Ray Eames – pub. 2015

“Charles and Ray Eames’ Mathematica, one of the most popular exhibits at the Museum of Science, has been refurbished by staff over the past two years; the exhibit, a visually arresting immersion in mathematical concepts with seven free-standing displays set in a rectangular image-clad gallery, 

Structured Collaboration: Vermont’s Rural Modernism – lecture, 2015

Structured Collaboration: Vermont’s Rural Modernism – lecture, 2015

Marie S.A. Sorensen spoke on Friday June 5 at the 2015 DOCOMOMO-US Annual Symposium in Minneapolis, MN – Modernism on the Prairie. Sorensen’s talk built on the 2014 two-day tour of modernism in Vermont she co-led with State Architectural Historian Devin Colman. This tour was covered by Amy Lilly, reporting