ID060 Interior Design Materials & Technology

6 credit points

Course Code ID060

Subject Outline

 

ID060 Interior Design Materials & Technology

Lecturer

Mark Butler

Program Director

Dr. Bob Chung

Credit points

6

Duration

9 weeks

Co/Pre-requisites

ID059 Interior Design Studio

Contact hours/week

As per accreditation

Self study hours/week

As per accreditation

   

 

Subject Description

This subject will further develop students’ skills in drafting and introduce students to materials, finishes and installations used in designing interior spaces.

 

Content

  • Introduce students to a broad range of materials and finishes used in modern residential and commercial interiors.

  • Learn the rules and regulations (Australian Standards) of describing those materials in written specifications in design documents and on presentation drawings.

  • Product installation methods and sourcing of technical information will be explored and will allow students to successfully communicate their creative ideas with clients and contractors.

  • Knowledge and documentation of Australian Standards in drafting and describing materials and finishes on finished architectural drawings is an essential for Interior Design projects.

 

Learning outcomes

1. Research and source information and samples of specific materials and finishes

2. Communicate concept through drawing and visual presentation for proposals for client approval

3. Correctly and clearly use information in written specification documents

4. Communicate clear, detailed drawn and written design proposal requirements for trade contractors/installers.

5. Produce basic architectural drawings that demonstrate an understanding of media, 2 and 3 dimensional shapes and spaces

6. Develop personal expression, graphically

 

Assessment Table

Name/No

Type

Weighting %

Week Due

Learning Outcome

1

Sampler book: content, informal written and visual information

30%

3

1,2,4,6

2

Part 1: Drafting portfolio: orthographic projection

Part 2: Project: Materials and finishes, presentation boards

30%

5

1,2,3,4,5,6

3

Project: Measuring and estimating + final presentation boards and drafting portfolio

40%

9

1,2,3,4,5,6

 

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