Fall of 1997
465/565R Interior Design Studio V:
(2-9) cr. 5. f. Prereq: 460, credit or enrollment in 461..Design
research and refined problem solving methods including functional analysis,programming
and detailing. Enpasis on large scale, complex and institutional projects.
Study abraod option. Field trip fee, materials fee.
Shirlee R. Singer, ASID, FIDEC
Professor of Art and Design
The class features three activities: seminar/lecture,
interior design studio projects and skills enchancement/building. The
seminar/lecture segment will focus on refining personal design potentials,
improving application of design methods and frameworks for problem-solving,
and increasing knowledge of technical information. Two interior design studio
projects will be assigned for the semester. The first project will be a
three-week hospitality design charrette conducted by Kevin Walz, a practicing
designer with offices in New York and Rome. The second project will target
a student-defined retail interior design project. Skills enhancements include
special watercolor instruction to improve rendering techniques, and a sketchbook
featuring and analyzing drawing in Italy. The three class activities will
be grounded in multi-cultural comparisons between Italian and the variety
of "home" cultures representative of students in the class.
1. To promote:
2. To reinforce:
transfer of learning
art/cultural awareness application
design method application
professional work habits
Evaluation of student work will focus on positive class participation
and improvement of learning objectives as evidenced in assigned readings,
exercises, quizzes, and interior design projects. Grades will be computed
on the following time approximations of each activity:
Seminar (approx. 20 hours) 20%
Studio projects (approx. 100 hours) 50%
Watercolor (approx. 20 hours) 20%
Sketchbook (approx. 10 hours) 10%
Each apartment building or living unit must have at least one
set of the following books. Roommates may determine how they wish to share
the purchase and use of text material.
Baucom, Alfred H. Hospitality Design For the Graying Generation.
John Wiley & Sons, Inc. New York. 1996.
Clark, Roger H. & Pause, Michael. Precedents in Architecture.
2nd Ed. Van Nostrand Reinhold. New York. 1996.
Jones, John Chris. Design Methods. 2nd Ed.Van Nostrand Reinhold.
New York. 1992.
Pilatowicz, Grazyna. Eco-Interiors: A Guide to Environmentally Conscious
Interior Design. John Wiley & Sons. New York. 1995.
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