Alumni Stories

Sudharsana, New Delhi, India

Architect at Populous
"One of the key aspects of the course was the vast spectrum of people I got to interact with – both in terms of geography and experience."
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Maricruz, A Coruña, Spain

Project Designer at Zara Studio (Inditex)
"It is not only my life that has changed, but also myself! Thanks to the MSD and its forward thinking approach, I have a wider perspective on design, architecture and business."
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Marina, Madrid, Spain

Lighting Designer at Arup
"Doing my bachelor degree at IE School of Architecture and Design meant that once I finished I already had some work experience with my internships done, and that helped a lot when looking for the first real job."
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Sitou, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Computational Designer at UNStudio
"My learning extended beyond the academic."
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Jale, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Landscape Architect at Perkins and Will’s
"There is always so much you can bring in to create spaces that motivate people to engage with their environment - which is my ultimate goal when designing anything!"
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Jacobo, New York (NY, USA)

Junior Architect at Steven Holl Architects
"Studying at IE School of Architecture and Design and having the opportunity to do several internships abroad really helped me to understand the role of the architect in a global scale."
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Lola, Madrid (Spain)

EMEIA Design & Framework Manager at Ernst and Young (EY)
"While studying the Master in Strategic Design of Spaces I grew on both a personal and professional level."
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Tunisha, Mumbai (India)

Junior Architect. Kerry Hill Architects (Singapore)
"Think deeply about what you want to do and ask yourself fundamental questions. Don't settle for second best!"
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Jo-Anne, Philippines

Associate. Gensler, Abu Dhabi (UAE)
"There is a permanent challenge for architects and it is to protect the building, it could be part of the legacy for future generations. That is a big responsibility!"
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