Wiebke N. Theodore

Visiting Assistant Professor of Art

Phone (207) -
Title Adjunct Assistant Professor
Department Art
Work Location Visual Arts Center
E-Mail wtheodor@bowdoin.edu
Wiebke N Theodore: Bowdoin College

Spring 2010

  • Architectural Design I (V ART 190)
  • Intermediate Independent Study in Visual Arts (V ART 295)


M.Arch. Graduate School of Architecture, Columbia University
B.A. Barnard College NY


Personal Projects site: 2tarch.com
Smart Homeowner: Harnessing the Sun


1988-   Theodore + Theodore Architects, Partner. Bath, ME
Bath Affordable Housing Coop, Unitarian Church Augusta, Watershed Center for Ceramic Arts, Center for Environmental Education at Chewonki, Elderly Housing Genesis Fund, Children's Discovery Museum
1986-1988 Winton Scott Architects, Designer. Portland, ME
Moulten Street Office Building, Early Education Center University of Maine Farmington
1984-1986 Prentice, Chan, Ohlhausen Architects, Designer. NYC
Dartmouth College Campus Planning, Pocantico Hills Guest House

Professional Activities:

2006 -LEED AP, Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design: Accredited Professional
2006 -Juror, Mainestream Green Home Design Contest: Maine State Housing Authority
2005 - US Green Building Council, Member
2001 - Chewonki Foundation, Trustee: Land and Buildings Committee. Wiscasset ME
1994, 1995 Maine Citizen's for Historic Preservation, Trustee and Co-Chair Education Committee
Alaska and Vermont AIA Design Awards, Juror

Academic Activities and Appointments:

Maine Arts Commission, Architecture Residencies Thorton Academy, Yarmouth, Waterville, Augusta, and Dresden
Assistant Lecturer, Graduate School of Architecture, Columbia University, NY
Guest Critic: Columbia College and University of Maine, Augusta

Lectures & Workshops:

2002 NESEA: Building Energy Conference, Tufts University, MA
2002 Renewable Energy Conference: Chewonki Foundation, ME
1995 Maine Citizen's for Historic Preservation: Preserving Maine Communities Presenter, Castine ME
1994 Learning by design, Architecture in the Schools Conference Co-Chair, Children's Discovery Museum, ME


2001 NESEA Best Solar Electric Building for the Center for Environmental Education the Chewonki Foundation, ME
Maine AIA Award for Design Excellence for Nauhaus with James Sterling
Coastal Maine Enterprise first place in Affordable Housing James Sterling
Maine AIA Award for Design Excellence for Mill House
1984 William F. Kinne Fellowship to research Courtyard Housing Lubeck Germany
Louise Lowenfish Memorial Award for Design, Columbia University Graduate School Of Architecture, NYC
1984 New York Society of Architects Award for Excellence in Total Design, Columbia University Graduate School Of Architecture, NYC


Kennebec Journal, Life off the power grid by Gary Remal. Oct. 2004
Environmental Building News, Biodiesel: A Cleaner Greener Fuel for the 21st Century. By Alex Wilson Jan.2003
Portland Magazine, Inside Story by Scott Simons. Dec.2003
Kennebec Journal, Architectural Visionaries by Donna Gold. May 1995
Boston Magazine, Renovate Don't Relocate by John Willoughby. April 1994
Family Fun Magazine, Amazing Recycled Playhouses. Oct. 1993
Boston Globe Magazine, Getting It Right by Julie Michaels March 1992
Child Magazine, Montessori Modern, by Eileen Kasofsky. Feb. 1992
Maine Times, Women Architects by Christine Kukka. May 1991
Down East Magazine, House for the 90's by Beth Crichlow. Feb.1991
Maine Times, Theodore + Theodore Rising by Egar Allen Beam Jan. 1990
New England Living, Starting Over by Carol Meridith. April 1990
Design in the Classroom, Exploring the Built Environment: Maine Art Commission.
Design and the Public Good, Selected Writings 1930-1980 By Serge Chermayeff. Edited by Richard Plunz