Areas of Expertise Module
Expert Chats Module
FF&E Module
Sample Projects & Syllabi Module
Videos and Live Events Module
Association Resources

 

Expert Chats

IDEC has gathered professionals across the many facets of interior design who are ready and willing to help guide students through the various elements that are typically experienced in a face-to-face internship program.

To meet with a healthcare professional, students should review our list of practitioners who are ready to meet with students 1:1, then complete this survey.

Stantec COVID-19 Internship Series – Sustainability

This hour-long presentation will introduce students to the work of sustainability professionals in interior design. Presenter Vickie Nicola, CID, IIDA, NCIDQ, WELL AP, LEED AP ID+C, will cover the following topic areas

  • Green Building Certifications
  • Client Requirements
  • Goal Setting
  • Industry Tools
  • A Day in the Life
Reading Materials

Now is the Time to Reinvest in Local Materials
Gensler – Lance Hosey and Rives Taylor (April 20,2020)

Redefining Wellness in the Face of Pandemic
Gensler – Lance Hosey and Rives Taylor (March 30,2020)

Returning to the New Normal – Part 1: Health and Wellness will be the New Normal of Office Buildings
Facilities Net – Greg Zimmerman (June 2020)

Returning to the New Normal – Part 2: Shift to Health and Wellness Brings Post-Pandemic Advantages
Facilities Net – Greg Zimmerman (June 2020)

Returning to the New Normal – Part 3: How Health and Wellness Complements Sustainability, Resilience
Facilities Net – Greg Zimmerman (June 2020)

How to Specify: Sustainable Furniture
Interiors and Sources – Robert Nieminen (May 5, 2020)

Wellness Part 1: Biophilic Design – What it is and Why it Matters
Interiors and Sources – Robert Nieminen (January 1, 2020)

Green Building Databases & Design Resources
Sustainable Sources LLC

Gensler Research Institute impact by Design 2020

Impact by Design 2020 – Strategies for Climate Resilience
Gensler Research Institute (2020)

Impact by Design 2020 – Strategies for Reuse
Gensler Research Institute (2020)

Impact by Design 2020 – Strategies for Size & Shape
Gensler Research Institute (2020)

Impact by Design 2020 – Strategies for Materials
Gensler Research Institute (2020)

Impact by Design 2020 – Strategies for Energy
Gensler Research Institute (2020)

Impact by Design 2020 – Strategies for Water
Gensler Research Institute (2020)

Impact by Design 2020 – The Gensler Cities Climate Challenge
Gensler Research Institute (2020)

research

Can Workplace and Building Design Help Filter Polluted Air?
Gensler – Dan Winey, Ray Shick, Kyle Mertensmeyer, Clifford Champion, Ryan Choe, Tom Ford, Danielle Gharst, Russell Gilchrist, Ningning Guan, Yangchao Ni, Amber Sun, Hai Tran, Vickie Wang, Weiwei Wei, Brad Wilkins, Zang Wu (2016)

Discussions and Process Examples

Thinking Out Loud at HOK: Gary Clark, RIBA, on What Architects Can Do to Combat Climate Change

HOK’s Sustainable Design Process