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INTR 3000 - Residential Studio - Bath and Private Spaces

Residential Interiors Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

Course Details

This studio course focuses on the advanced development of residential bathrooms and private spaces through lectures, research and field trips as well as individual and/or group assignments. Students will explore the historical evolution of bathrooms, dressing rooms, custom closets, exercise areas and home spas. Building on the design process established in previous residential studio courses, students will conceptualize, analyse and plan functional design solutions based on a detailed client needs survey, NKBA design and construction standards and sustainable design criteria. Students will implement the principles of universal and barrier-free design. Connections with local plumbing fixture suppliers will be established through guest lectures and/or field trips. Students will create working drawings and specifications aligning with NKBA documentation standards, and will present their design solutions through formal presentations.

Prerequisite(s)

65% in ALL INTD Certificate Courses and 70% in COMM 1120

Credits

3.0

Cost

$736.02

Winter 2019

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2019 term.

CRN 83153

Thu Jan 03 - Thu Mar 21 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 03 - Mar 21 Thu 18:00 - 21:00 BBY NE01 Rm. 351

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$736.02

Notes

  1. Mandatory Requirements: 70% in COMM 1120 65% in ALL Interior Design Certificate Courses 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.

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Apply design theory principles into the development of creative bath and private spaces for residential environments.
  • Describe the history and trends of residential bathrooms and private spaces.
  • Discuss how cultural considerations impact bathroom design.
  • Evaluate client needs and prepare a program based on a client survey.
  • Design bathrooms and auxiliary private spaces according to NKBA design guidelines.
  • Describe components of universal design, accessibility, anthropometrics and proxemics as it applies to residential bathrooms and private spaces.
  • Discuss the 7 principles as defined by the Centre for Excellence in Universal Design.
  • Develop design solutions which incorporate current building codes.
  • Coordinate design solutions with architectural elements such as walls, doors and windows as well as electrical and mechanical conditions.
  • Implement sustainable and healthy building practices as well as energy and water efficiency policies.
  • Contrast and compare different plumbing fixtures and the suitability of implementation into a design project.
  • Apply creative lighting effects and select appropriate luminaires for a residential bath project.
  • Generate a set of construction drawings and specifications using NKBA presentation and construction document guidelines.
  • Justify design solutions through written and verbal communication.

Effective as of Winter 2016

Related Programs

INTR 3000 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Kitchen & Bath Design
    Part-time   Associate Certificate
  2. Residential Interiors
    Part-time   Diploma

Books & Supplies

The BCIT bookstore carries textbooks, general reference books, software, and stationery. Please visit bcit.ca/bookstore for more information.

Winter 2019

Books for Winter 2019 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.

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Bath Planning
Author Parrott
Publisher Wiley
Copyright 2013
Binding Hardback
ISBN 978-1-11836-248-8
Price $129.95
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Human Dimension & Interior Space
Author Panero
Publisher Watson
Copyright 1979
Binding Hardback
ISBN 978-0-82307-271-2
Price $38.50
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Residential Interior Design
Author Mitton
Publisher Wiley
Copyright 2016
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-1-11901-397-6
Price $85.50
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