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Interior Architecture students sweep 2021 IIDA Competition

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The interior design and architecture industry just received another strong message from the Midwest: the University of Wisconsin–Madison continues to be a go-to place for up-and-coming talent.

Extending a long winning streak, Interior Architecture students again cleaned up in a prestigious competition sponsored each year by the Wisconsin Chapter of IIDA – International Interior Design Association. The awards are considered one of the industry’s premier competition for gifted young interior architecture majors:

Jordan Gundrum – Senior
First Place Residential Design
First Place Corporate Design
First Place Hospitality Design

Reese Walk, Senior
Residential Award of Excellence

Sienna Simmons
Student Essay Competition and $1,000 scholarship

In the 2021 competition, students received over $5,000 in scholarships.

Graduates of the Interior Architecture program note the breadth and strength of the curriculum, allowing students to find inspiration and resources in everything from art history to the sciences. The program takes a user-centered approach, and cultivates leadership through the integration of design with social justice, ecological sustainability, financial responsibility, and culture.


Read the full article at: https://iidawi.org/Susan_Wohlitz_Memorial_Fund