Meirav Goldhour

Graduate Assistant

Background

Meirav Goldhour is a Master of Fine Arts graduate student in the department of Interior Design, Lamar Dodd School of Art, and is also pursuing a professional certificate in Historic Preservation through the College of Environment and Design. She served for two years in the IDF (Israel Defense Force) as combat support in an elite paratroopers unit preparing soldier’s for high physical standards. Meirav has experience working in a variety of different medias with 3D computer software and graphics. Her focus of study is to expand her knowledge in design for mental health, with the emphasis on the effects of the designed environment on people with post-traumatic stress disorder. In addition, she has a high interest in adaptive re-use for historic preservation and is combining both worlds into her graduate thesis project, while using an historic yarn mill to facilitate a Trauma and PTSD center. Moreover, Meirav has worked and currently working on adaptive reuse projects with Archway Partnership as part of her graduate assistantship. She is a member of PHI KAPPA PHI, and has led various student advocacy groups.

Meirav currently resides in Athens, Georgia with her husband Dotan and their six moth old son, Eden.

Archway Experience

  • Grady: Government Office Space Inventory
  • Sumter: Interior Design for Florrie Chappell Gymnasium, Sumter County Emergency Operations Center
  • Washington: Interior Design Plans for Sandersville Elementary School