IADT's Interior Design Students Work on Proposal for Penn Theatre in Plymouth

September 14, 2005

Interior Design Students from the International Academy of Design & Technology-Detroit are working on acoustic designs for the Penn Theatre in Plymouth. Final presentations will be made to the theatre at the end of the quarter.

Troy, Mich. Junior level students in the Interior Design Program at the International Academy of Design & Technology (IADT)-Detroit are studying Acoustics this term. As a class project, the students are working on designs for the Penn Theatre in Plymouth.

Patrizia Makohon, instructor for the class, is guiding the students through the design process. The final presentations will be made to the theatre this September.

"The students are thrilled with the project and we are excited to be part of this historic preservation effort," said Barbara Marini ASID/IDEC, Program Chair of Interior Design. "The final presentations will definitely be top-notch." At IADT-Detroit, students can expect to be involved with real-life projects, such as the Penn Theatre project.

This fall term will include more interior design projects to build students' portfolios. Enrollment has already begun for the fall term. Classes begin October 3rd. IADT-Detroit offers a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Interior Design.

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