October 29, 2019
The Interior Design and Architecture programs of Westphal College received commendation from highly respected DesignIntelligence. The publication surveyed 9,000 hiring professionals, 4,200 professional practice organizations, and over 6,000 students. This year’s rankings are for 12 different areas of focus, and Westphal is recognized in 11 of these 12 categories. Additionally, we are pleased to report that our Architecture program was ranked among the Most Admired Architecture programs in the nation.
May 25, 2019
Graduate students from the Interior Architecture program presented their work on a symposium panel at the Environmental Design Research Association (EDRA) titled “Bright Futures, Dark Futures: Envisioning the Consequences of Climate Change.”
April 10, 2019
Drexel Interior Architecture students were awarded the second place in the 14th annual International Interior Design Association (IIDA) Student Design Competition. This prestigious competition celebrates the talent and fresh design ideas of interior design students currently enrolled in interior design programs throughout the world.
March 01, 2019
Westphal Interior Design student teams swept the awards in the third annual HOK Philadelphia Futures Design Competition in Interior Design. Two-person student teams from area Architecture and Interior Design programs competed for internships and cash prizes. First Place, including a $6,000 prize and 3-month internships went to Leah Stoner and Taylor Regester (3rd year grads); Second Place, with a $4,000 prize went to Justin Lee and Eunbi Kim (junior and 3rd year grad); Third Place, with a $2,000 prize went to Kristianne Simeon and Aishwarya Gunta (2nd year grads). This is the third year of the event, and Westphal students have taken first place all three years.
February 20, 2019
Marie Mastrobattista, a student in Drexel’s Interior Architecture & Design graduate program was awarded the IDEC Foundation Graduate Scholarship.