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.
Name(s): Eric Peterson and Darci Pappano Major: Senior Instructor Architecture Department (Peterson) & Instructor Interior Architecture Department (Pappano) Program Name: FIU + Bauhaus Workshop What pushed you to create the study abroad program? In 2015, FIU CARTA signed an agreement with Bauhaus Stiftung Dessau (The Bauhaus Dessau Foundation) endorsing the exchange of students and [...]
On November 7th, FIU Architecture hosted its 30th Annual ‘Walk on Water’ (WOW) event which brings together students enrolled in Professor Jaime Canaves’ “Materials & Methods of Construction” class to compete in a uniquely styled race in which participants work in teams to create ‘shoes’ that can ‘walk’ [...]
Michelle has seven years of advising experience which started in Miami Dade College – Kendall Campus, then in 2015 became an advisor for FIU’s Department of Politics and International Relations and the Pre-Law Advisor. In 2018, she became part of the CARTA family as an advisor for the [...]