IE School of Architecture and Design Offers Free Online Masterclasses
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IE School of Architecture and Design Offers Free Online Masterclasses

IE School of Architecture & Design is one of the leading architecture schools in Europe with Headquarter in Madrid. Through its unique combination of design, innovation and management, IE School of Architecture & Design expands the boundaries of traditional architectural education. IE welcomes students who seek challenges and aspire to become leaders in the dynamic world of architecture and design.  

IE School of Architecture and Design, an international, private institution, reflects the goals of the larger IE institution. These goals include a constant striving for excellence, the belief that diversity and multiple points of view can lead to a greater understanding and create knowledge, an entrepreneurial spirit that allows us to see unexpected opportunities and the fact that innovation can open up new and exciting ways of thinking, learning and taking action.

Martha Thorne, Dean of IE School of Architecture and Design, at the Awarding Ceremony of 8t Ideas-Tops Award next to Mr. Zhao Qingxiang, Executive Chairman od Ideas-Tops Award and Executive President of Shenzhen Association of Interior Designers

Martha Thorne, Dean of IE School of Architecture and Design, served as Associate Curator of the Department of Architecture at The Art Institute of Chicago from 1996 to 2005. She is the editor and author of several books, including The Pritzker Architecture Prize: The First Twenty Years, and author of numerous articles for architectural journals and encyclopedias. Ms. Thorne received a Master of City Planning degree from the University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Urban Affairs from the State University of New York at Buffalo. She undertook additional studies at the London School of Economics. Martha Thorne has also been Executive Director of the Pritzker Architecture Prize since 2005.

Martha Thorne, VIP guest at the Awarding Ceremony of 8th Ideas-Tops Award, presenting awards to the winners

Thanks to the increasing popularity of massive open online courses and lectures - learning has never been easier than nowadays. Therefore, IE School of Architecture and Design is inviting everyone to join famous speakers at free online masterclasses.

The masterclasses are held every few weeks, usually taking place on a weekday tailored to address specific themes and targeting the diverse international community worldwide. IE online masterclasses are brilliant opportunity for students, designers, architects and anyone who is intrested in design from all over the world to embark on a new topic or dive deeper into an already familiar subject.

Join the upcoming online masterclass ¨Your Brain on Design: the Relationship between Neuroscience, Design and our Wellbeing¨with Charrisse Johnston

About this Event

Have you ever wondered why certain designs last the test of time, while others turn out to be fads?

Designers are learning from neuroscientists how the physical environment can improve overall health and wellbeing, but also spur healthier behaviors and support neurodiversity.

About the Speaker

Graduate of Johns Hopkins University and Columbia Business School, with a BA in Behavioral Sciences and an MBA in Management and Marketing, Charrisse Johnston was a Wall Street strategic planning executive before turning to interior design. She is currently Principal and Co-Founder of StudioSALT, a new architecture, interior architecture, and design strategy firm based in Cape Town, South Africa.

Most recently, Charrisse was Principal and the firm-wide Interior Design Practice Leader at SteinbergHart, an award-winning architecture firm with offices in California and Shanghai. In 2017, the 2-year-old interiors practice was named one of Interior Design magazine’s Rising Giants; one year later, its ranking had risen from #65 to #38 out of the list of 100 firms.

Prior to joining SteinbergHart, Charrisse spent nine years at Gensler, where she designed learning and commercial workspaces, and later managed the Work 3 design studio.

Charrisse is a Fellow and former Chair of the National Board of Directors of ASID, the 25,000 member American Society of Interior Designers. She is a member of the editorial advisory boards for Contract and Interiors & Sources magazines. She has lectured around the world, served as a juror of international design competitions, and contributed to scholarly publications related to interior design. Charrisse particularly enjoys speaking with design students and emerging professionals about the impact of interior design on improving human performance and well-being

Charrisse Johnston, the Jury of 8th Idea-Tops Award, presenting awards to the winners at the Awarding Ceremony

Date And Time

Wed, March 4, 2020

6:00 PM – 7:30 PM CET (Central European Time )

Anyone interested can register using the below link:

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