Preservation and Cultural Heritage Paris, France

Led by Diane Al Shihabi, Interior Design, and Mikesch Muecke, Architecture

DSN S 546 is a studio combining upper-level undergraduate and graduate students from different departments in the College of Design to collaborate on a project that involves the United States Department of State, the US Ambassador’s OECD Residence in Paris, France, and preservation experts, fostering international partnerships and advancing cultural heritage protection globally.

More specifically in this studio we will utilize cutting-edge technology such as LIDAR scanning, 3D photography, digital photogrammetry and other historic preservation methods to develop a web- and video-based narrative about the building and its environment.

The studio includes a field trip to Paris in early February of 2024 where we collaborate with US State Department staff in Paris to facilitate collection of data for our studio.

Course credits:6
Meeting days and times:Monday / Wednesday / Friday, 1:10 p.m. – 5:20 p.m.
Variable course fee:$500 – $1,000
Field trips:Paris, France
Maximum enrollment:25
Enrollment open to:All seniors (4th and 5th years) and graduate students in all Iowa State University majors

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