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INTR 3160 - Advanced Residential Lighting

Residential Interiors Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

Course Details

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.

Prerequisite(s)

65% in INTR 3010.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$720.39

Spring/Summer 2018

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

CRN 64184

Thu Apr 12 - Thu Jun 28 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 12 - Jun 28 Thu 18:00 - 21:00 BBY NE01 Rm. 351

Instructor

Susan Maclaren

Course Outline

Cost

$720.39

Notes

  1. 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.

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Learning Outcomes

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

Related Programs

INTR 3160 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.

Spring/Summer 2018

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.

Kitchen and Bath Lighting: Concept, Design, Light
Author Dan Blitzer, Tammy Mackay, NKBA (National Kitchen and Bath Association)
Publisher Wiley
Copyright 2015
Binding Hardback
ISBN 978-1-11845-454-1
Price $111.95
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Residential Lighting: A Practical Guide to Beautiful and Sustainable Design
Author Randall Whitehead
Publisher Wiley
Copyright 2008
Binding Hardback
ISBN 978-0-47028-483-4
Price $118.50
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