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INTD 3320 - Materials and Specifications

Interior Design Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

Course Details

This course builds and expands on knowledge gained in previous material courses as they apply to commercial interior projects. Students will prepare specifications for various materials with consideration of their physical properties and appropriate applications. Focus will be on sourcing responsible materials for the interior environment.

Prerequisite(s)

Entrance Requirements for Diploma, INTD 3100* Design Theory 2, COMM 2320* Communication 2, INTD 3240 Commercial Lighting for Interior Design. *May be taken concurrently

Credits

3.0

This is a new course and is currently scheduled to be offered for the first time through BCIT Part-time Studies in the Fall 2020 term.

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Source materials and finishes for commercial interior environments.
  • Integrate sustainable assessment criteria for the selection of materials.
  • Identify materials that impact indoor air quality.
  • Identify the appropriateness of material selection for commercial applications.
  • Calculate the embodied energy of a material.
  • Recognize when to use the following methods of specification writing; Master Format divisions as they apply to interior design, comprehensive material specifications for construction drawings, typical Furniture, Fixtures & Equipment (FF&E) specification.
  • Engage in responsible decision-making with consideration for current and future generations.

Effective as of Fall 2020

Related Programs

INTD 3320 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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