The Global Design Initiative for Refugee Children (GDI), chaired by Nathalie Beauvais, Intl Assoc. AIA, MassArt Professor Patti Seitz, AIA, and Gretchen Rabinkin, AIA, was founded in 2016 to help design safe places for refugee children around the world to play—an effort that has earned the initiative a Collaborative Achievement Award.
Kristine Irving ‘11 BFA Open redesigned the home of MassArt Foundation Board member Molly Shannon. Kristine is the principal of Koo de Kir, who decorated the home with an eye for art.
Alumnus Hun Chansan '06 BFA Architectural Design is winning praises for his innovative designs and efforts to raise the profile of Cambodian architects and designers.
The five-story, 200,000 square foot Health, Environmental and Agriculture Laboratory provides a secure, central facility for multiple agencies to perform work in support of public health and environmental programs and includes a mix of functional areas - including 45,000 square feet of office and collaboration space - to support the agency's strategic goals.
Visiting Lecturer Jeff Schantz served as the Strategic Director for Science & Technology at HOK, the Architectural Firm responsible for this design of this building.