Stephanie McGoldrick


Stephanie McGoldrick

Assistant Professor

Art & Design




College of Visual & Performing Arts 352A





Study of sustainable building concepts, green architecture strategies, and systems development. Students learn hierarchy as it relates to spatial allocation, corporate structure, corporate image, basic commercial office codes, and commercial office furnishing/equipment. A comprehensive studio project will encompass site and environmental planning, material and system selection, and integration of technology to create spaces that are functional, aesthetically interesting, and environmentally sound.

Survey of variety of textile characteristics, finish methods, and furnishings. Emphasis is on the performance, maintenance, life cycle, costs, acoustic properties, sustainability, codes and environmental considerations, of interior finishes which are a part of the specifications process. Students learn standards and product specification-writing.

Placement in the professional work environment. Students gain first-hand experience in their preferred area of the interior architecture and design profession. Students may or may not be paid for their services but gain experience of great value for their career.


Research awards

  • $ 2,000 awarded by International Furnishings & Design Assoc for IFDA Irma Dobkin Universal Design Grant to Support a Universal Design Symposium at the UMass Dartmouth Campus