Category Archives: Interior Design

Amber Sausen (MArch '10, MS Sustainable Design) Participates in Int'l Urban Sketchers Symposium

Amber Sausen (MArch '10, MS Sustainable Design) participated in the 2011 Urban Sketchers Symposium in Lisbon, Portugal. The three-day symposium brought together sketchers from six continents to draw in the city. Sketches and lectures from the symposium were documented in the recently released book Urban Sketchers em Lisboa desenhando a cidade. Sausen works for Architectural Alliance where she is a designer and manages sustainability documentation (i.e. LEED, B3) for several projects. Architectural Alliance is a Minneapolis-based architectural design firm with architects, interior designers, planners and support staff. It provides planning, architectural, and interior design services and has received international recognition and design awards. For more information about the School of Architecture, please visit their website….

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What's Happening Around Interior Design?

What's happening in the interior design program? Working in teams, seniors in Interior Design Studio VII worked for five weeks last semester developing a 50,000 cubic foot multi-story lobby for a prototypical children's theater. Design practitioners and code officials critiqued their designs. You can view examples of their work on page 6 in the Spring 2012 issue of Emerging. Pictured left to right: Alissa Wylie, Katie Radcliffe, and Liana Zastoupil. In December, Caren S. Martin (DHA) and Denise A. Guerin (DHA) met with a panel of local interior designer to discuss their recent book, The State of the Interior Design Profession. The Interior Design Bachelor of Science program is a professional program that is accredited by the Council for…

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What do the Netherlands, Istanbul, and Japan have in common?

Students, do you want to travel this summer? You can earn credit for school living in Europe's largest port city, sketching buildings in the former capital of the Roman Empire, or participating in a traveling design studio across Japan. There are no language prerequisites for our design-based programs in the Netherlands, Istanbul, and Japan. Detailed program information (including cost) is available on the University's Learning Abroad Center website. Sustainable Urban Design in Rotterdam, Netherlands May 13 to June 2 Where: Based in Rotterdam, Netherlands with visits to Utrecht, Amsterdam Docklands, and Biesbosch National Park What: A course focused on climate change and sustainable urban design Who: Landscape Architecture, Architecture, Civil Engineering, and Urban and Regional Planning students Info: Detailed…

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