Please join us for the 2014 Interior Design Thesis presentations
Thursday May 8, 2014 4:00-9:00pm
Students will present their final thesis projects – hypothetical designs based on the adaptive reuse of existing buildings.
Please feel free to stop by and participate as your time permits.
Thesis is a full year of study. The first semester includes, research site location and programming. The second semester is committed to schematic design, design development, and presentation. Each student works with two internal thesis advisors and one external advisor from the profession.
The presentations represent the cumulative process, including, a Pre-Thesis Research written document, visual design presentation, construction documents and specifications.
Date and times noted below - Location Continuing Education Conference Room NEI Building
School of Design, Mount Ida College -777 Dedham Street, Newton Centre, MA
4:00 Britany Snell Project: Animal Rescue and Assisted Therapy Center Garden City, KS External Advisor: Kristyn Hill , Interior Designer Payette Associates
4:30 Christine Havey Project: Sustainability Education Center, Boston MA. External Advisor: Aprilyn Arca, Interior Design Basset Furniture
5:00 Rebecca Cormack Project: Star Market Renovation: infusion of sustainable concepts. Dedham MA. Dara Marino,
Architectural Engineering Specialist at Stop and Shop Supermarket Co., LLC
5:30 Lindsey Fiorello Project: Transitional Living Center for Mental Health – MA. External Advisor: Chelsea Snow Territory manager New England at AIS
6:00 Christina Gedick Project: Music Therapy Center Renovation Needham MA. External Advisor: Nicole Stewart, Project Manager, Parker TorresDesigner
6:30 Kasandra Westgate Project: Transitional community providing a refuge to youth exiting the Foster Care System. Oakland CA. External Advisor: Courtenay Dean Wallace, President, Assoc. AIA, Principal E-volutionsdesigns
7:00 Stephanie Lopilato Project: ZED Hotel &GEN-S Restaurant NY. NY. External Advisor: Courtenay Dean Wallace, President, Assoc. AIA, Principal E-volutionsdesigns
7:30 Nicole Desjardins Project: Dionysus Hotel at Sakonnet vineyards: A boutique hotel and restaurant., Little Compton RI External Advisor: Ken Doiron Architect TJX
8:00 Ani Moushigian Project: The golden bean: restaurant, bar and teaching kitchen San Francisco CA. Advisor: External Taylor Birse Designer at Cummings Properties
8:30 Samantha Carson Project: La Vita Bella Function Facility Wrentham MA. External Advisor: Chelsea Smith, Designer United Marble FabricatorsBDC
9:00 Heather Zup Project: LuX Restaurant Lounge & Bowling- Southington CT, External Advisor: Nicole Kearns BDC: Furn & Co& Company
Fulltime School of Design Thesis Team
Professor Rose Botti-Salitsky PhD, ASID, IDEC, NCIDQ
Visiting Professor Michael Fior IDEC, NCIDQ
Visiting Professor Alyssa DiMarzo, IIDA, NCIDQ
Adjunct Professor Jessica Smith