Craig Newick brings a wide variety of experiences to any design project. He has worked in the offices of some of the country’s most well-known architects and he has worked on practically every building type at every scale. He is as adept at addressing the intricacies of the design of a door handle where every decision and every millimeter counts as he is in planning large institutional buildings with complex programs which require multi-disciplinary design teams to execute.
Craig Newick is a registered architect in the States of Connecticut, Massachusetts and New York, a member of the American Institute of Architects. The Connecticut Society of Architects and NCARB. He is a LEED Green Associate. Newick has a Master of Architecture degree from Yale University where he studied with Mario Botta, Bill Pedersen and George Ranalli. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Architecture from Lehigh University.
A project, Accessibility won an AIA Design award in 2014. The Water House and Alexander Writing Studio won AIA Design awards in 2011. The Firestone Pavilion won a 2010 AIA Connecticut Design Award. The Offices of Towers Golde won the Business Architecture Award 2010. The Elton Studio won the Alice Washburn Prize from Connecticut Magazine in 2009. In 2000, Newick won an Honor Award from AIA Connecticut. In 1996, Newick and his frequent collaborator, Linda Lindroth, were selected by the Architecture League of New York for their prestigious Emerging Voices lecture series. In 1998, Craig Newick won a fellowship in sculpture from the Connecticut Commission on the Arts.
In the past 20 years the team of Lindroth + Newick have won over 30 awards, grants and prizes including Craig Newick's Third Place prize in the Astronaut's Memorial Design Competition for Cape Canaveral in 1988. Also in 1988 Lindroth + Newick won an Honorable Mention for the project entitled Camera Obscura: The Camera as Physical Space in the Pittsburgh Corning Architectural Design Competition. In 1989 they won another Honorable Mention in the National Peace Garden Design Competition in Washington, DC and in 1992, when the winning entry failed to receive approval from the National Fine Arts Commission, they were invited to participate in a new phase of the design for the Garden. Their set design for the Hartford Ballet, Articulating Wing, won the Ballet's American Visionary Set Design Competition, and then went on to win a 1990 Annual Design Review Award in ID/International Design Magazine's environments category. The project entitled Simultaneous Space (which won a 1991 Annual Design Review Award from ID Magazine) earned them a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts/New Forms Regional Initiative (1989-90). In 1991 Craig D. Newick was selected by the Architecture League of New York for their Young Architects Forum. Archaeology/Body/City was awarded a grant from the New England Foundation for the Arts in 1992-3. Other support for projects has come from the Foundation for Contemporary Performance Arts in 1989 and 1990, the Polaroid Corporation Artist's Program and private sources. In 1993 Craig Newick won a National Endowment for the Arts Visual Artists Regional Fellowship in Sculpture. In 1994 Lindroth + Newick won a Second Prize in the African Burial Ground Memorial Competition sponsored in part by the Municipal Art Society, New York City. Their work has been exhibited and published extensively including at the Dutch Cultural Ministry in Amersfoort, Holland.