Category: CMID


  • Furniture Design Excites Judges

    Interior design students took part in a furniture competition as part of Associate Professor Reza Ahmadi’s IDES 320 Furniture Design course in spring semester. Purposeful Design and the Indiana Chapter ASID sponsored the competition which was judged on production and construction details, aesthetics, marketability, and incorporation of critique comments.  Margaret Carter of Purposeful Design and […]

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  • Autism Research Reaches Student From Turkey

    The Department of Construction Management and Interior Design has welcomed a visiting scholar from Turkey to study with Shireen Kanakri, PhD, in the Health Environmental Design Research Lab she runs. Merve Kavaz is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Interior Architecture and Environmental Design at Hacettepe University in Ankara, Turkey, who received a scholarship […]

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  • David Letterman Communication and Media Building now has two LEED certifications!

    In November, Ball State University celebrated the second “green” certification of the David Letterman Communication and Media Building. The CAP students involved made up the first collegiate team in Indiana to certify that an existing building meets the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) standards of the U.S. Green Building Council. The university recognized […]

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  • Interior Design Students Research, Design, and Implement Plans for TherAplay Foundation

    Dr. Shireen Kanakri, associate professor of interior design, has been teaching a multi-phase immersive learning course for the Children’s TherAplay Foundation in Carmel to help children with disabilities. The TherAplay program provides children with special needs innovative therapies, including equine-assisted physical and occupational therapies, for children with diagnoses such as cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, autism spectrum disorder, […]

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