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.
Cory Fairfield began his career with the College of Communication, Architecture + the Arts (CARTA) in Novemberof 2017 and originally started working for FIU at Onestop Enrollment Services. Cory currently advises students for Architecture, Interior Architecture, and Landscape Architecture Programs while working towards an Ed.D in Adult Education [...]
Name: Roxana Lifshitz Hometown: Plantation, FL Degree/Major: Interior Architecture Where did you intern? What did you do there? I currently intern at Yarn Design Associates in Boca Raton, FL. I have had the opportunity to work on realistic projects, rendering custom mill-work and furniture, schedules for vendors, site [...]
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 [...]