Troy, Mich. (Vocus) February 10, 2009
On Thursday, February 26, and Friday, February 27, the International Academy of Design & Technology will be hosting its annual Interior Design Conference, Campus Green , at its Troy location in conjunction with American Society of Interior Designers (ASID). Campus Green is a two-day event dedicated to educating students and professionals about the applications of environmentally-friendly products for interior design. It also includes guest speakers and a showcase of student work.
This year Rachelle Schoessler Lynn, CID, ASID, LEED AP of Studio 2030 in Minneapolis is the key-note speaker. Rachelle has devoted her career to sustainable design, serves on the licensing board for the State of Minnesota, previously chaired the National Sustainable Design Council for ASID, and currently serves on the ASID National Board of Directors.
During Thursday's evening event (5:30 pm - 8:00 pm), Rachelle will address how to think outside the box when it comes to sustainability, innovation and interior design. During Friday's day session (8:30 am - 2:00 pm), Rachelle will expand on the topic by presenting a case study on creating a sustainable library and discussing the global impact of each design choice a designer makes while creating a viable space.
Tickets must be purchased in advance to attend one or both days. To RSVP and get ticket pricing for the evening program on Thursday, February 26, please contact Admin (at) ASIDMI (dot) org. To RSVP and ticket information for the conference on Friday, February 27, please contact the Academy directly at 866.544.2200.
About the Academy
The International Academy of Design & Technology was originally founded in Chicago in 1977. The Troy campus was established in 2003 to help Michigan students develop their skills and abilities needed for success in the fields of design and technology. The career-oriented degree programs provide hands-on training and real-world insights, taught by industry professionals who work in the fields in which they teach. The Academy is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools to award associate and bachelor degrees. The Academy currently offers degree programs in Interior Design, Graphic Design, Game Design, Fashion Design, and Digital Media.
For more information about Campus Green or the Academy, please visit http://www.iadtdetroit.com or call 888.838.2111.
Barbara Marini, FASID / IDEC
Program Chair for Interior Design
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