Can Design Thinking Break the Status Quo in Healthcare Design?

Can Design Thinking Break the Status Quo in Healthcare Design?

Interior Design held a workshop at the 2020 Dorothy M. Smith Nursing Leadership Conference at the Reitz Union. This year’s topic was Leadership By Design. The session was to open the minds of healthcare workers and students to the usage of space, not only for practical purposes, but also to help reduce stress on patients,… Continue reading Can Design Thinking Break the Status Quo in Healthcare Design?

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Congratulations! ASID Transform grant project wins award

Dr. Portillo & Dr. Park accept the award EDRA CORE Award Winner: “Mixed-use Learning Zones for Millennials: A Typology for Bridging Learning from the Academe to the Profession” – Merit Status (highest level of recognition): Meg Portillo and Nam-Kyu Park, representing the Engage Design Lab team, accepted the CORE award at the EDRA49 conference: EDRA announced… Continue reading Congratulations! ASID Transform grant project wins award

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Extending the Active Learning Environment: Outside the Classroom and the Spaces In-between

Professor Meneely presents,  Extending the Active Learning Environment: Outside the Classroom and the Spaces In-between Jason Meneely visited Detmolder School of Architecture and Interior Architecture in Detmold Germany this summer to present findings from a grant that he, Dr. Bosch, Candy Carmel-Gilfilen, Dr. Park and Dr. Portillo have been working on.  While there, Jason also presented… Continue reading Extending the Active Learning Environment: Outside the Classroom and the Spaces In-between

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Engage Design Lab. “Inclusive. Innovative. Human-centered design.”

“Inclusive. Innovative. Human-centered design.” Mission Engage Design Lab focuses on studying and creating exciting human-centered environments using mixed methods of research and visualization. Launched and led by the University of Florida’s Interior Design Department, this lab harnesses the resources of the College of Design, Construction and Planning and invites collaboration with other partners from industry… Continue reading Engage Design Lab. “Inclusive. Innovative. Human-centered design.”

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Alone with others: Understanding physical environmental needs of students within an academic library setting

Five independent professional disciplines: architecture, building construction, interior design, landscape architecture and urban and regional planning Source: EDL Project – Marston Library | UF College of Design, Construction & Planning Academic libraries have undergone renovations at a rapid pace in recent years to better accommodate students’ need for collaboration and social learning. Empirical evidence about… Continue reading Alone with others: Understanding physical environmental needs of students within an academic library setting

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DCP Department of Interior Design And The Agency Win A Competitive $70k Grant From ASID

posted 05.26.16 The University of Florida College of Design, Construction and Planning (DCP) and The Agency, housed within the UF College of Journalism and Communications, were awarded $70,000 from the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) to investigate an emerging typology of educational space, the mixed-use learning zone that engages millennial generations of students outside… Continue reading DCP Department of Interior Design And The Agency Win A Competitive $70k Grant From ASID

Dr. Sheila Bosch

From Learning Commons To Learning Communities

24 May 2016 by American Society of Interior Designers in  Interior Impact ASID Foundation BlogInterior Impact Interior Impact Research – No Comments Millennial brains are just wired differently. This fact quickly became apparent when I started my new position in August as an assistant professor in the Department of Interior Design at the University of Florida. I decided early on that rather than ban… Continue reading From Learning Commons To Learning Communities

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