Barry Newton is an Adjunct Professor of Architecture. He was educated in England where he studied at the Hammersmith College of Art and Building, which became Thames Polytechnic and where he obtained both his Undergraduate and Professional degrees. He became a registered Architect in 1973.
He practiced and taught in England prior to 1979 when he moved to the United States and taught at Kansas University until 2009 where he is an Emeritus Professor. He has practiced concurrently with teaching and research mainly working on small residential projects.
He has won numerous national and regional awards for his work. Barry was instrumental in working with students to develop site proposals for GBMS' expansion plans, orchestrating the work of 60+ MSU Design Studio students in Fall 2016. His daughter is currently in the Friendship Room.