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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

Cost

$855.44

Spring/Summer 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2018 term.

CRN 64048

Mon Apr 09 - Mon Jun 25 11 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 09 - Jun 25 Mon 17:30 - 21:55 BBY NE01 Rm. 403

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$855.44

Notes

  1. Mandatory Prerequisites: 70% in COMM 1120 65% in INTD 2500 50% in 6 credits of approved General Education Electives 65% in INTD 3100 65% in INTD 3310 65% in INTD 3300* (*May be taken Concurrently) No class will be held on Monday, May 21 - Victoria Day 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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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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