Skip to main content

Residential Studio - Bath and Private Spaces INTR 3000

Residential Interiors Course

Course details

This studio course focuses on the advanced development of residential bathrooms and private spaces through lectures, research and field trips as well as individual and/or group assignments. Students will explore the historical evolution of bathrooms, dressing rooms, custom closets, exercise areas and home spas. Building on the design process established in previous residential studio courses, students will conceptualize, analyse and plan functional design solutions based on a detailed client needs survey, design and construction standards and sustainable design criteria. Students will implement the principles of universal and barrier-free design. Connections with local plumbing fixture suppliers will be established through guest lectures and/or field trips. Students will create working drawings and specifications, and will present their design solutions through formal presentations.

Prerequisite(s)

Credits

3.0

Cost

$801.45

Course offerings

Winter 2023

Below is one offering of INTR 3000 for the Winter 2023 term.

CRN 83153

Duration

Thu Jan 05 - Thu Mar 23 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 83153
  • $801.45
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 05 - Mar 23 Thu 18:00 - 21:00 Burnaby NE01 Rm. 351
Instructor

Sara Patterson

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$801.45

Important information
  1. ***Please note*** - Students who do not meet the mandatory prerequisites will be dropped without notice. If you wish to be placed on the INTD department maintained waitlist for this course, please email INTD_Waitlist@bcit.ca with the following information: Your name, student number, course number, and CRN. Waitlist requests are not accepted until after 9:30am on registration day.
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Apply design theory principles into the development of creative bath and private spaces for residential environments.
  • Describe the history and trends of residential bathrooms and private spaces.
  • Discuss how cultural considerations impact bathroom design.
  • Evaluate client needs and prepare a program based on a client survey.
  • Design bathrooms and auxiliary private spaces according to NKBA design guidelines.
  • Describe components of universal design, accessibility, anthropometrics and proxemics as it applies to residential bathrooms and private spaces.
  • Discuss the 7 principles as defined by the Centre for Excellence in Universal Design.
  • Develop design solutions which incorporate current building codes.
  • Coordinate design solutions with architectural elements such as walls, doors and windows as well as electrical and mechanical conditions.
  • Implement sustainable and healthy building practices as well as energy and water efficiency policies.
  • Contrast and compare different plumbing fixtures and the suitability of implementation into a design project.
  • Apply creative lighting effects and select appropriate luminaires for a residential bath project.
  • Generate a set of construction drawings and specifications using NKBA presentation and construction document guidelines.
  • Justify design solutions through written and verbal communication.

Effective as of Winter 2016

Related Programs

Residential Studio - Bath and Private Spaces (INTR 3000) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Kitchen & Bath Design
    Associate Certificate Part-time
  2. Residential Interiors
    Diploma Part-time

Subscribe

Interested in being notified about future offerings of Residential Studio - Bath and Private Spaces (INTR 3000)? If so, fill out the information below and we'll notify you by email when courses for each new term are displayed here.

  • Privacy Notice: The information you provide will be used to respond your request for BCIT course information and is collected under Section 26(c) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA). For more information about BCIT’s privacy practices contact: Associate Director, Privacy, Information Access & Policy Management, British Columbia Institute of Technology, 3700 Willingdon Ave. Burnaby, BC V5A 3H2, email: privacy@bcit.ca.