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Course Outlines

INTR 4100 Residential Directed Studies 2

School School of Construction and the Environment
Program Interior Design
Course Credits 6
Minimum Passing Grade 50%
Start Date January 04, 2021
End Date March 24, 2021
Total Hours 72
Total Weeks 11
Hours/Weeks 6.55
Delivery Type Lecture/Lab
Pre-requisites 65% in INTR 4000, INTR 3170, INTD 3110, INTD 3370, COMM 2320, and JOIN 4350.
CRN 85338

Acknowledgement of Territories

The British Columbia Institute of Technology acknowledges that our campuses are located on the unceded traditional territories of the Coast Salish Nations of Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), səl̓ilwətaɁɬ (Tsleil-Waututh), and xwməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam).

Instructor Details

Name Patricia Kerekes
E-mail Instructor to provide
Location
Office Hours Instructor to provide

Course Description

Students will apply the knowledge, concepts, skills and techniques learned in all previous courses to generate a creative and comprehensive solution to a multi-level new construction residential design project that supports human behaviour within the residential interior environment. Students will conduct research and gather information on a specific client profile that relates to needs that may include age, medical and/or physical limitations, social and/or cultural conditions. Final projects should demonstrate a clear concept and design process, a thorough understanding of design elements and principles, and the ability to provide innovative and practical design solutions that address client requirements. Students will be expected to articulate a project effectively both orally and visually, and integrate current and appropriate technologies into the design of a residential environment. Students will receive guidance from the instructor and/or guest critiques; however, it is a self-directed course where students are expected to arrive at their own design solution that addresses functionality, sustainability, design aesthetics, accessibility and environmental considerations while demonstrating code compliance throughout. Students will also be required to submit a working drawing and specification package.

Course Learning Outcomes/Competencies

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

  • Research and gather information to develop a specific client profile.
  • Record, sketch and document findings to appropriately respond to a design program.
  • Articulate a design concept to communicate design direction.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and skills acquired in previous courses to execute a conceptual and fully developed design solution that communicates a clear understanding of design theories and principles, contextual issues and human factors.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and relevant application of current residential interior building technologies and justify their impact on design decisions.
  • Communicate an understanding of the theories and principles of universal design, building codes, life safety, code compliancy and sustainability as they pertain to material and product selection, installation methods and interaction with the end user.
  • Demonstrate the ability to professionally present a design solution both visually and orally.
  • Generate construction drawings and specifications that include relevant information, legends and schedules.

Learning Resources

Required text:

Human Dimensions for Interior Space, Julius Panero, The Architectural Press, ISBN-0-8230-7171-1

Residential Interior Design; A guide to Planning Spaces, Maureen Milton & Courtney Nystuen, John Wiley & Sons Inc., ISBN-978-0-470-58473-6

Province of British Columbia Building Code 2012 / Latest Edition

Electrical Code Simplified, Latest edition Residential, Based on the 19th Edition of Canadian Electrical Code & BC Amendments, ISBN 0-920312-34-9

Building Access Handbook - Illustrated Commentary on Access Requirements in the 1998/2006 Britisg Columbia Building code http://www.housing.gov.bc.ca/building/handbook/ or BCIT bookstore

Evaluation Criteria

Criteria % Comments
Assignments90%

8 Assignments worth 10% each

2 Assgnments worth 5% each

Sketchbook/Research10%

Course Schedule and Assignments

COURSE SCHEDULE

Week #

COURSE MATERIAL

LABS AND/OR ASSIGNMENTS

1

JAN 4

JAN 6

INTRODUCTION: Review Course Outline and project requirements

  • Project assigned (Project divided into 6 parts). Homework: Students to write detailed program (insert in sketchbook) and develop abstract mood board for next class.

2

JAN 11

JAN 13

STUDIO CLASS

  • Students to finalize concepts. Part #1 – Concept Board and Statement due next class.
  • Part #1 – Concept Board & Statement DUE at beginning of class.
  • Critiques of preliminary space plans.

3

JAN 18

JAN 20

STUDIO CLASS

Students to commence space planning – schematic designs

  • Part #2 – Freehand Space Plan DUE Week 4
  • Part #1 – Concepts to be returned to students
  • Instructor critiques of preliminary space plans.

4

JAN 25

JAN 27

STUDIO CLASS

Space Plans to be finalized

  • Students refine plan: - freehand drawn.
  • Part #2 – DUE at the end of class

5

FEB 1

FEB 3

STUDIO

Design development-Elevations

  • Part #2 returned to student
  • Part #2a -Students to draw all elevations to scale– freehand drawn & REVISE PLAN. DUE week 6

6

FEB 8

FEB 10

STUDIO CLASS

Research & select Materials and Furniture items

  • Instructor critiques
  • Part 2a – DUE at end of class

7

FEB 15

FEB 17

FAMILY DAY WEEKEND

STUDIO CLASS

  • Part #3 & Part #4 – Materials Board, Furniture Board DUE at end of class

8

FEB 22

FEB 24

STUDIO CLASS

Students work on Construction Plan in class.

  • Part #5 & 5A DUE at beginning of class
  • Student Presentations

Part #5 – Construction Drawings to be commenced. Students transfer Space Plan to AutoCAD and commence drawings

9

MAR 1

MAR 3

STUDIO CLASS

Students work on Construction Plan

  • Construction Plan - 30% complete
  • Power & Data – 20% complete

Instructor critiques

10

MAR 8

MAR 10

Students present Power Point presentation Part #6a.

STUDIO CLASS

Review:

Finish Plans and Schedules

Elevations / Millwork

  • Construction Plan - 60% complete
  • Power & Data – 20% complete
  • RCP- 20% complete
  • Student start drawing all elevations
  • Finish Plans/Schedules – 20% complete

Instructor critiques

11

MAR 15

MAR 17

STUDIO CLASS

Review:

Students to print check set for peer and/or self review

Students work on Sections; Details; Millwork in class

  • Power/Data – 100% complete
  • RCP - 100% complete
  • Elevations – 80 % complete
  • Finish Plans/Schedules – 80% complete

Instructor critiques

12

MAR 22

MAR 24

STUDIO CLASS

Students complete all sections of construction drawings.

Submit all drawings at start of class

  • Part #6 AND #6a of Project. DUE at End of class.
  • All construction drawings – 100% complete
  • Students to hand in all prior parts and Sketchbook/journal

BCIT Policy

Any student who needs special assistance in the event of a medical emergency or building evacuation (either because of a disability or for any other reason) should promptly inform their course instructor(s) and Accessibility Services of their personal circumstances.

Human Rights, Harassment and Discrimination:
The BCIT community is made up of individuals from every ability, background, experience and identity, each contributing uniquely to the richness and diversity of the BCIT community as a whole. In recognition of this, and the intrinsic value of our diversity, BCIT seeks to foster a climate of collaboration, understanding and mutual respect between all members of the community and ensure an inclusive accessible working and learning environment where everyone can succeed.

Respect, Diversity, and Inclusion is a supportive resource for both students and employees of BCIT, to foster a respectful learning and working environment. Any student who feels that they are experiencing discrimination or harassment (personal or human rights-related) can confidentially access this resource for advice and support. Please see Policy 7507 – Harassment and Discrimination and accompanying procedure.

Students should make themselves aware of additional Education, Administration, Safety and other BCIT policies listed at https://www.bcit.ca/about/administration/policies.shtml

Guidelines for School of Construction and the Environment

Attempts:
Students must successfully complete a course within a maximum of three (3) attempts at the course. Students with two attempts in a single course will be allowed to repeat the course only upon special written permission from the Associate Dean. Students who have not successfully completed a course within three attempts will not be eligible to graduate from their respective program.

Approved

I verify that the content of this course outline is current.
Patricia Kerekes, Instructor
January 05, 2021

I verify that this course outline has been reviewed.
Taurra Boucher, Program Head
January 05, 2021

I verify that this course outline has been reviewed and complies with BCIT policy.
Michael Currie, Associate Dean
January 05, 2021

Note: Should changes be required to the content of this course outline, students will be given reasonable notice.