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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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DEGREES

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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SIGNATURE PROGRAMS

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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FACILITIES

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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NEWS + EVENTS

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

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ADVISING

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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INTERNSHIPS

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

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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EFOLIO

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

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ALUMNI SPOTLIGHTS

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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CARTA News

1902, 2020

Architecture alumnus inspires students to blur the line between architecture and film

February 19th, 2020|

A well-known creative director and visual effects designer, Architecture alumnus, Carlos Fueyo (’08), has cultivated a widely successful career blending the two things he loves most – architecture and film. Even before graduating from FIU, Fueyo and his mentors knew he had knack for digital designs. “When Carlos [...]

1102, 2020

PANTHER ALUMNI WEEK 2020: CARTA ALUMNI PREPARE STUDENTS FOR LIFE AFTER GRAD

February 11th, 2020|

During the week of February 3rd-7th, CARTA alumni from across all 8 departments visited the classrooms to participate in FIU’s seventh annual Panther Alumni Week (PAW). PAW is held annually at both the MMC and BBC campuses during the first week in February. CARTA invited its graduates to [...]

1301, 2020

FIU+Bauhaus 100th Anniversary Study Abroad Workshop

January 13th, 2020|

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 [...]

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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
Contact
PH: 305-348-6914 | Fx: 305-348-2650
E-Mail: zhirlema@fiu.edu