Student Work

The Nexus Center Project

Student: Diya Taib
Program: M.S. in Interior Architecture (MSIA)
Project Title: The Nexus, An Interdisciplinary Collaborative Workspace
Project Description: This green design for a mid-rise building in center city Philadelphia serves as a collaborative workspace for interdisciplinary research at TJU. The design includes a dynamic multi-storey atrium space linking public galleries with flexible collaborative workspaces.

Master's Project

Student: Najia Javaid
Program: M.S. in Interior Architecture (MSIA)
Project Title: Jefferson Urban (Interior) Park
Project Description: This design project focused on repurposing an under-utilized large urban space to create a free interior public park. The space is meant to promote social connection and community offering a range of generously daylit public spaces that support activities from serendipitous gatherings to planned events for all ages.

The Sanctuary

Student: Duaa Fadol
Program: M.S. in Interior Architecture (MSIA)
Project Title: The Sanctuary
Project Description: This design for a sanctuary/retreat on the Jefferson - East Falls Campus includes an art gallery and meditation/yoga spaces. The design embraces the natural surroundings by creating views of nature, outdoor rooms/courtyards, using natural materials, and applying principles of sustainability and wellness.

Community Wellness Center

Student: Ishita Suratwala
Program: M.S. in Interior Architecture (MSIA)
Project Title: Roots, A Community Cooperative
Project Description: This inner-city cooperative serves as a community wellness center with a focus on health and well-being. The adaptive reuse project includes a food market, café, teaching kitchen, multi-use educational spaces, fitness, and counseling center.