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INTD 3230 - Advanced Lighting for Interior Design

Interior Design Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

Course Details

This course encourages students to produce creative, detailed lighting design solutions for commercial spaces. Emphasis will be on concepts for lighting, practical applications, specifications and methods to enhance the experience of interior environments. Students will create reflected ceiling plans that incorporate advanced lighting solutions and ceiling details. Photometry will be examined and applied to interior spaces for evaluation, discussion and implementation.

Prerequisite(s)

65% in COMM 2320 and 65% in INTD 3300

Credits

4.0

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Learning Outcomes

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

  • Develop a reflected ceiling plan and specifications applicable to a commercial project, appropriate for a set of construction drawings.
  • Implement effective lighting solutions that support the design concept of interior environments.
  • Evaluate the lighting requirements of various interior spaces from a functional, aesthetic and psychological perspective.
  • Evaluate and implement appropriate brightness contrast into design solutions.
  • Develop lighting concepts through implementation of the visible characteristics of lighting, including light layering, visual discrimination, and luminous elements.
  • Implement the principles of various light sources such as incandescent, fluorescent, HID, LED through their appropriate uses.
  • Apply photometric principles such as beam spread, spacing criteria and lighting distribution when designing lighting layouts.
  • Identify appropriate illuminance levels as required by jurisdictions having authority.
  • Recognize the impact of ASHRAE and/or current codes and standards.

Effective as of Fall 2015

Related Programs

INTD 3230 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Interior Design
    Full-time   Diploma
  2. Interior Design
    Part-time   Diploma

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