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Norwich architecture student examines subtext in built environments

Senior architecture student Aaron Cayer has been invited to present a study on social transparency and symbolism in the buildings of The Gambia and Berlin, Germany.  Photo by Jennifer Langille Senior architecture student Aaron Cayer has been invited to present a study on social transparency and symbolism in the buildings of The Gambia and Berlin, Germany.  Photo by Jennifer Langille

by David W. Smith, staff
© Feb. 25, 2011, Norwich University Office of Communications

Norwich University student Aaron Cayer started the spring semester of 2010 with a disorienting case of culture shock.

Cayer, an architecture student, transitioned from one of the world’s poorest countries—The Gambia in West Africa—to one of its most progressive cities; Berlin, Germany. During the lone week he had at home in Maine between trips, Cayer had to turn in a major portfolio and was ill with the flu.

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