Melissa DelVecchio joined Robert A.M. Stern Architects in 1998 and has been a Partner since 2008. She is a co-author of Designs for Learning: College and University Buildings by Robert A.M. Stern Architects (New York: Monacelli, 2016), which showcases many of the complex academic projects that have been her primary design focus at the firm. Her work spans many different institutional building types, including housing, libraries, classrooms, student centers, professional schools, and elementary and secondary schools.
Her current and recent projects include: Benjamin Franklin and Pauli Murray Colleges at Yale University; Schwarzman College at Tsinghua University in Beijing; the College of Business Administration at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln; a new downtown campus for the University of Central Florida in Orlando, Florida; Heavener Hall and Newell Hall at the University of Florida; the Stayer Center for Executive Education at the University of Notre Dame; the Uncommon Charter High School and Achievement First Brooklyn High School and the Excellence Charter School, both in Brooklyn; the Baker Library | Bloomberg Center at Harvard Business School; and Wasserstein Hall, Caspersen Student Center, and Clinical Wing at Harvard Law School.
Ms. DelVecchio received her Master of Architecture degree from Yale University and her Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of Notre Dame. She has served on juries for design studios at Yale University, the Rhode Island School of Design, the University of Notre Dame, Temple University, and has lectured at the University of Notre Dame and at academic conferences in Madrid and Beijing. Ms. DelVecchio is a member of the award jury for the Rafael Manzano Martos Prize in Madrid, Spain, and helped to lead an effort to crowd source a digital recreation of Sir John Soane’s Bank of England. She is a member of the INTBAU College of Traditional Practitioners (ICTP). She is a registered architect in New York and other jurisdictions, a LEED Accredited Professional, and a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects.