This course identifies characteristics of different light sources with emphasis on residential applications and examines the fundamentals of lighting design. Students will learn the foundations of lighting design with the goal of having a working knowledge of functional and aesthetic lighting solutions. Characteristics of different light sources will be examined and applications identified both in class and either through visiting a lighting facility or guest lectures. A residential reflected ceiling plan will be produced along with a generic lighting schedule.
Mandatory Prerequisites: 65% in INTD 1100 65% in INTD 1150 Registered students MUST attend the first day of class. 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.
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In Progress and Full
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
Identify characteristics of different light sources for residential applications.
Identify the theories that affect lighting design.
Recognize the impact of human factors as they relate to the visual sense.
Identify the effects of natural light in interior spaces.
Apply accent, task, ambient and sparkle as layered lighting to a residential interior.
Produce a residential reflected ceiling plan and generic lighting schedule.
Evaluate the lighting of a space to determine character and mood.
Effective as of Fall 2015
INTD 1230 is offered as a part of the following programs:
Books for Spring/Summer 2018 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT
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BCIT Burnaby Bookstore
If you are taking this course, but are not taking it through either Distance
Education or Online Learning, nor at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Burnaby Bookstore.
Fundamentals of Lighting: Studio Instant Access
Susan M. Winchip
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