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Department of Interior Architecture

The FIU Interior Architecture Department advances the interior design profession through teaching, service, scholarship, and creative activities focused on the generation and application of knowledge. These activities concentrate on interior architectural practices that promote the well-being of individuals within local, regional, and international communities.

FIU’s Interior Architecture program is a beacon for meaningful and effective design activities. Results from FIU Interior Architecture research, teaching, and service help define interior architecture within its global context. The Department seeks to remain at the forefront of intellectual activity within the fields of interior architecture and interior design. Through studying local and global practices of design, participating in the growth of the interior design profession, and engaging in trans-disciplinary, culturally-rich settings FIU Interior Architecture compels students, graduates, and faculty to imagine and create a world that embraces the future by means of responsible, sustainable, and inclusively built environments.

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The Department of Interior Architecture offers a comprehensive, interdisciplinary degree program designed to engage students in advanced study regarding public interiors. The unique curriculum provides students with firsthand experience of a wide range of interior design issues in specialized areas of study such as hospitality design, healthcare facility design, and workplace design.

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We offer unique signature programs that provide opportunities for students to expand their professional and multicultural experiences. Our programs offers educational instruction via seminars and workshops, including regional off-site visits. Click below to find out more.

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The Paul L. Cejas School of Architecture Building is a state-of-the-art facility designed by renowned architect Bernard Tschumi specifically to meet the needs of the School of Architecture. It contains pre-graduate and graduate studios, critique rooms, a lecture hall, lecture classrooms, a reading room, a shop, an interior design resource library, a robotics and digital fabrication laboratory, a dedicated gallery, and faculty and staff offices.

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CARTA News provided the latest news and events on the Department of Interior Architecture. Click below to view more.

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FIU Department of Interior Architecture offers two full-time, advising professionals to aid and guide students through their academic career and goals.

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FIU Career & Talent Development has partnered with Handshake – a modern career development platform that uses cutting edge technology to help our FIU students and alumni more easily connect with employers and source jobs and internships, event information, and On-Campus Recruiting opportunities.

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Festival of the Trees is an annual gala and fundraiser that benefits FIU Interior Architecture students and funds scholarships, travel grants and field trips. Learn more by visiting our website.

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The FIU Interior Architecture eFolio is a cumulative publication showcasing work from graduating students.

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Graduates from FIU’s Department of Interior Architecture are Worlds Ahead. Click on the link below to view alumni success stories and find out more on our alumni family.

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1208, 2019

My Internship at Tomas Tillberg Design

August 12th, 2019|

Name: Rachael Cowan Hometown: Miami, FL Degree/Major: Interior Architecture Where did you intern? What did you do there? I’m currently an intern at Tomas Tillberg Design, a cruise ship design firm. I help keep the materials library organized, assist with making specification books, and sometimes draft initial models [...]

2806, 2019

Interior Architecture Department makes it presence felt at the First Cruise Ship Interiors Expo

June 28th, 2019|

Cruise Ship Interiors Expo, a first-of-a-kind conference focusing exclusively on interior design and refitting of cruise ships was launched at Miami Beach Convention Center on June 19th welcoming more than 2,800 attendees. FIU Department of Interior Architecture was invited to participate and network with cruise lines, design firms, [...]

2506, 2019


June 25th, 2019|

Recent alumni from the Department of Interior Architecture, Brennan Broome and Raquel Raney, were selected as the 2018-2019 recipients of the NEWH Green Voice Design Competition. This annual competition is hosted by premier hospitality network, NEWH Inc., and provides students with the opportunity to showcase their design skills [...]

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Department of Interior Architecture
Modesto A. Maidique Campus
Paul L. Cejas School of Architecture Building
11200 SW 8th Street - PCA 277B Miami, Florida 33199
PH: 305-348-6914 | Fx: 305-348-2650