Paris - 2014
Febuary - March 2014
The Interior Design program organized a field trip to Paris, France, February 25- March 4. 2014 The program included visits and tours of architectural landmarks, museums, and historic buildings that included well-celebrated art, design, and architectural references. These included: Villa Savoye (LeCorbusier), Le Louvre (I. M. Pei), Pompidou Center (Piano & Roger), Canal Plus (Richard Meier), Musee du Monde Arabe (Jean Nouvel), Guided Tours of 16th Arrondissement--Art Nouveau and Art Deco, Champs Elysees and Chateau de Versaille, Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe, Musee d’Orsey, Musee des Arts Decoratifs, and the Bateaux Parisians River Cruise.The objective of the fieldtrip was to help the students to gain a more cosmopolitan international perspective of art, architecture and design, to cope with ambiguous design information, and above all to think more creatively and to see more than one perspective for a specific design perspective.