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Holbert, Marianne B. Senior Instructor


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research overview

  • Marianne Holbert’s research focuses on environmental design, architecture and integrative design pedagogy. Her creative work further investigates sustainable and community-centered innovative housing solutions. As a licensed architect, she has experience working on diverse projects including award winning net-zero, fossil fuel free & LEED accredited projects. Current research projects include a coupling of her research and creative work in the examination of the history of environmental design and pedagogies of design education.


  • architecture, architectural design, environmental design, land development, urban redevelopment, modern architecture history, affordable housing, net zero construction, renewable energy, sustainability, community engagement, LEED, freehand sketching



courses taught

  • ENVD 4909 Independent Study (Spring 2019)
  • ENVD 1052 Design and Communication 1 (Fall 2018)
  • ENVD 4100 Advanced Design Lab 1 (Fall 2018)
  • ENVD 1102 Design and Communication 2 (Spring 2018)
  • ENVD 4300 Advanced Design Lab 2 (Spring 2018)
  • ENVD 4909 Independent Study (Spring 2018)


International Activities

global connections related to teaching and scholarly work (in recent years)

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