This course will examine the environment as it relates to human physical and psychological needs. The course of study will include an introduction to sustainable principles embodied by LEED, Living Building Challenge (LBC), Biomimicry, Life Cycle Analysis and other environmental methodologies as related to commercial and residential interior design. Students will write comprehensive specifications for various materials with consideration of their physical properties.
Mandatory Prerequisites: 70% in COMM 1120 65% in INTD 2500 50% in 6 credits of approved General Education Electives 65% in INTD 3100 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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In Progress and Full
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
Cite examples of sustainable design as outlined by building performance criteria such as LEED and Living Building Challenge.
Integrate sustainable paradigms such as Regenerative Design and Biomimicry methodology.
Specify responsible materials for use in the built environment.
Discuss global environmental issues pertaining to or affecting decision making.
Specify various materials with consideration of their physical properties.
Write comprehensive material specifications.
Identify environmental factors that impact indoor air quality.
Engage in responsible decision-making with consideration for current and future generations.
Effective as of Fall 2015
INTD 3310 is offered as a part of the following programs:
Books for Spring/Summer 2018 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT
online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering
you are considering.
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.
Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things
William McDonough, Michael Braungart
North Point Press
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