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Martha Thorne Appointed Dean of IE School of Architecture and Design

Martha Thorne Appointed Dean of IE School of Architecture and Design
Martha Thorne Appointed Dean of IE School of Architecture and Design, Martha Thorne . Image © IE University
Martha Thorne . Image © IE University

Martha Thorne has been appointed as dean of the IE School of Architecture and Design in Madrid. Thorne, who is currently IE's vice dean, has had a major impact on the profession by serving as the executive director of the Pritzker Prize for nearly a decade. As BDOnline reports, Thorne will retain her Pritzker role as she furthers "the school's aim to bring the best of innovation and management to architectural disciplines.”

“Martha Thorne’s commitment to international architectural education and her expertise in the global architecture market have made her a reference worldwide within the industry," says Santiago Iñiguez, president of IE. She will assume her new position this autumn. 

ArchDaily recently sat down with Thorne to discuss the challenges currently facing architecture education:

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Cite: Karissa Rosenfield. "Martha Thorne Appointed Dean of IE School of Architecture and Design" 11 Sep 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/773488/martha-thorne-appointed-dean-of-ie-school-of-architecture-and-design/> ISSN 0719-8884

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