Interdisciplinary Institute Organization (IDO), is a virtual educational platform providing online courses in different design disciplines including architecture, creative design, interior design, landscape architecture, sustainable design, and urban studies. IDO is dedicated to providing high-quality courses taught by first-rate instructors with significant experiences in both academia and industry. We are a registered educational firm based in Los Angeles. Although we are based in the United States, we have had students from various countries and from different regions including North America, Asia, Middle East, and Europe. Our goal is to share technical knowledge and high-end skills with students, practitioners, and educators around the globe. Our faculties are well-known professionals with extensive experience in their field of expertise. Our faculties try their best to teach cutting-edge technology and skills in the courses provided by IDO.

Our vision is to advance interdisciplinary design through education, knowledge sharing, advocacy, community building, and outreach. This allows us to foster interdisciplinary design education and profession, and celebrate the power of design to positively impact people’s lives.

We are experienced educators, practitioners, and dedicated coaches in interdisciplinary design fields including architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, sustainable design, urban studies, and creative design.


The mission of IDO is to reimagine learning to empower architecture and design students and educators to thrive in a globally networked society.

  • Advance interdisciplinary design through education, knowledge sharing, advocacy, community building and outreach.
  • We deepen learning through courses that equip students with the knowledge, skills, and dispositions to be successful in high school, college, career, and life.
  • We coach teachers to think differently about how they design student learning experiences.
  • We work with educational leaders to ensure they have the strategies and tools to lead innovation and change.
  • Core Values and Strategic Guideposts
    IDO promotes collaboration with those working to improve the value of interdisciplinary design.
  • IDO trains its members to continually excel in a dynamic and evolving profession competing in a global marketplace.
  • IDO advances the profession by generating, collecting, and disseminating applied knowledge.
  • IDO provides access to countless member benefits that will help you grow as a professional.


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IDO supports workplace diversity and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, military service eligibility, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, physical or mental disability, or any other protected class. We welcome applications from candidates with backgrounds and experience in independent, international, and/or public and charter schools.


Based on the needs of our students and the course demand in the engineering community we develop and present courses in different formats. The course formats we currently present include :

  • Online synchronous: Live courses are provided by our instructors in online educational platforms such as Zoom.
  • Online asynchronous: Online courses provided by our instructors which students are able to access the course material offline and asynchronously.
  • Customized corporate training: Based on the needs of our clients, we provide customized corporate training to employees and engineers.

Who teaches IDO courses and webinars?

All IDO classes are designed and taught by professionals, educators, and practitioners from accredited schools around the globe.

Are teachers and courses evaluated?

IDO courses are observed and evaluated by our staff and student to ensure they meet the standards of our exemplary courses. All IDO teachers receive professional development prior to teaching a course and are paired with an instructional coach for ongoing mentoring and support.


IDO actively seeks to recruit and hire a faculty whose diversity is reflective of our global student body. IDO teachers are part of a global community of students and educators exploring new ways to learn.