There is a constellation of people, programs, projects and facilities available to our students.
Students and Faculty
Our greatest resource is our diverse and accomplished students and faculty, and the ethic of hard work and collaboration that our program inspires. Students come to the program with wide range of backgrounds, bringing rich experiences and enthusiasm. Our faculty are experienced designers and educators, and stretch our program in new directions through ongoing research and scholarship.
Resources in our Program and Department
The Department of Architecture, Design & Urbanism is home to a number of innovative programs that engage current design issues in new and unique ways and offer electives or BSMS degree options for students in Interior Design. Our faculty maintain a number of ongoing research and design projects that are open to student involvement, and there are regular opportunities to further the student experience:
College and University Resources
Interior design offers a training and perspective that allows us to engage numerous professional fields and academic disciplines. Our program, as part of an exceptional college and university, is well positioned to make connections and take advantage of a breadth of resources. Some opportunities students and faculty have utilized include:
Interior Architecture & Design has a dedicated research librarian who is available by appointment and maintains a comprehensive website of academic and professional resources.
City of Philadelphia
The resources of Philadelphia, one of the nation's major art and design centers, further enhance the program. Close proximity to Center City Philadelphia encourages exploration of the city's 300-year-old architectural and design heritage spanning the history of America from colonial times to the present. The unique urban fabric makes the city livable and vibrant, and offers a multitude of sites for study and enjoyment. The collective resources of cultural venues, art museums, galleries, showrooms, and other academic institutions form a large and diverse cultural center. The Drexel campus is a short walk to a major transportation hub giving easy access to New York, Washington D.C. and areas beyond.