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Commencement Weekend in Images
It was a monumental weekend of celebration as Wentworth Institute of Technology honored students and alumni—among others—in a series of events culminating in the 2023 Summer Commencement ceremonies.
Homes and Gardens Profiles ‘Rising Star” Interior Project Director
Wentworth Institute of Technology alum Katherine Mendez is the feature of a profile in Homes and Gardens that examines her unique work in architecture, calling her a “rising star” in the field.
Professor Schultz Curates Issue for Esteemed TAD Journal
The latest issue of the TAD Journal, titled "Tectonics," explores the intersection of structure and construction in the age of digital fabrication and emerging materials. Guest-edited by Wentworth Institute of Technology Professor Anne-Catrin Schultz, the issue features research from around the world that challenges traditional understandings of tectonics.
Sustainability Society Helps Students Get Certified for Energy and Environmental Design
The Wentworth Institute of Technology Sustainability Society (WITSS) promotes the importance of sustainability in materials, design, engineering, construction, and energy as our society moves toward a sustainable future.
‘Designing for Life’ Exhibition Opens Next Week
Wentworth Institute of Technology’s CEIS Commons will host the opening of the “Designing for Life: Fragile Ecologies” exhibition on Thursday, March 30 at 6 p.m. The exhibition—free and open to the public—will remain on display until September 15, giving visitors ample time to explore the work of the School of Architecture and Design.
Interior Design Students Honored for Workplace Studio Projects
Jessica Cunningham, Interior Design ’22, recently earned second place at the International Interior Design Association (IIDA) New England Design Awards. She submitted her junior summer workplace studio project, led by Associate Professor Lynette Panarelli, which explored how Covid-19 has changed workplace design.
Wentworth Hosts Junior Tech Girls STEM Summit
This past Sunday, Wentworth Institute of Technology's Industrial Design faculty and staff hosted several design sessions for the Junior Tech Girls STEM Summit.
Professors Carlos Villamil and Liza Lynch inspired the next generation of designers with an exploration in 3D composition and material connections using laser cut EVA foam. Guests also had the chance to speak with current second-year students Kenzie Fry and Erin Sweeney about becoming an industrial designers.
Alum Designs Visually Stunning Installation for Arts Academy
Caleb Hawkins, Master of Architecture ’17, is responsible for a new installation at the Boston Arts Academy that is wowing visitors with its innovative use of color and projection systems.
Dean Doganer Among Researchers Helping to Disaster-Proof Historic Buildings
Wentworth Institute of Technology’s Sedef Doganer, dean of the School of Architecture and Design, is among a team of researchers based out of The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) looking to prevent hurricane damage to historic buildings along the Gulf Coast.
Public Invited to Collaborative Industrial Design and Interior Design Showcases
Wentworth Institute of Technology's Industrial Design and Interior Design students have again prepared a dazzling array of work for their senior showcases, but this year—for the first time—the two programs will be collaborating and exhibiting at the same time on August 17.
Interior Design Program Makes ‘Most Hired’ List
DesignIntelligence—a group that ranks architecture and design schools—looked at graduate and undergraduate programs nationally, surveying practitioners who “hire and supervise graduates of architecture, landscape architecture and interior design programs.”