Course Title: INTERIOR ARCHITECTURE 1 45 Hrs.
Objective of the Course: To introduce students to appropriate sensory mechanism of the human body Tactile, visual, audio sensory mechanisms.
Course Outline: Series of lectures to cover how to determine the amount of internal space required. Area and volume of space Vis a Vis the function characteristics of internal surface finish materials. Texture, colour, reflectance/absorbency of light and sound, durability and maintenance. Lighting application in interior design - Natural and artificial. Furniture and fittings - materials design, colour, layout. Internal circulation and space use. Presentation of interior design information.
Learning Methods: Lectures
Evaluation Method: The students are expected to carry out written assignments, exercises and sit for a continuous assessment test(s)
Final Examination: At the end of semester students are to sit for a two hour written examination
Learning Resources: Students are expected to refer to Interior spaces designed by architects by Gordon, Barclay F., Universal interior design : gracious spaces by Dobkin, Irma, Time - saver standards for interior design and space planning by Dechiara, J. Panero
Kahare Miano - Team Leader