This course encourages students to produce creative, detailed lighting design solutions for residential 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 incorporates advanced lighting solutions and ceiling details. Photometry will be examined and applied to interior spaces for evaluation, discussion and implementation.
Mandatory Requirements: 65% in INTR 3010 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.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
Recognize the environmental impacts of lighting and consider lighting in a sustainability context.
Develop a reflected ceiling plan and specifications applicable to a residential 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.
Recognize age-related eye disease and recommend lighting techniques that compensate for age-related changes.
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 current applicable codes and standards.
Effective as of Winter 2016
INTR 3160 is offered as a part of the following programs:
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