For Immediate Release
June 25, 2010
(Philadelphia, PA) Architect and Adjunct Professor Cara Carroccia has received a 2010 Merit Design Award from the Delaware Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA). Carroccia, who teaches in both the BFA and MFA Interior Design programs, received the honor for design work on a private residential project for clients in Northern Delaware.
AIA Delaware celebrates the design accomplishments of architects in Delaware with a biennial Design Awards program dedicated to recognizing significant achievements by members in planning, design, and execution of architectural projects; establish a standard of excellence against which architects can measure their own performance; and promote public awareness and appreciation of the value of architecture and architectural practice.
Carroccia’s award-winning project involved an extensive interior and exterior renovation and an addition to a house in Wilmington. Carroccia was one of only five Design Merit winners. She shared the category with several large architectural firms working on public and institutional projects that included:
• The Riverfront Development Corporation of Delaware
• New Castle County
• The Nemours Foundation
• The City of Providence School Department, RI
Moore College of Art & Design educates students for inspiring careers in art and design. Founded in 1848, Moore is the nation's first and only women's art college. Moore's career-focused environment and professionally active faculty form a dynamic community in the heart of Philadelphia's cultural district. The College offers nine Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees for women. A coeducational Graduate Studies program was launched in summer, 2009. In addition, Moore provides many valuable opportunities in the arts through The Galleries at Moore, a Continuing Education Certificate program for adults, the 91-year-old acclaimed Youth Art Program for girls and boys grades 1-12, The Art Shop and the Sculpture Park. For more information about Moore, visit www.moore.edu.
June 24, 2010
Architect and Adjunct Professor Cara Carroccia has received a 2010 Merit Design Award from the Delaware Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA). Carroccia, who teaches in both the BFA and MFA Interior Design programs, received the honor for design work on a private residential project for clients in Northern Delaware.