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ARCH7042 - Design Studio Adv-Environments

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Title:Design Studio Adv-Environments
Long Title:Design Studio Adv-Environments
Module Code:ARCH7042
 
Duration:1 Semester
Credits: 10
NFQ Level:Intermediate
Field of Study: Architecture & Urban Environment
Valid From: Semester 1 - 2019/20 ( September 2019 )
Module Delivered in 1 programme(s)
Next Review Date: April 2024
Module Coordinator: Samuel Vardy
Module Author: Martin Boylan
Module Description: The learner focuses on the working processes involved in the development and design resolution and space planning for medium scale corporate and retail interior architecture projects and developes a design and technical competency in a particular area of specialism within their overall design
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Apply a skill set to effectively manage their time,identify and research the relevant information to aid in the development of their designs.
LO2 Illustrate a comprehensive design vocabulary for corporate/commercial interiors.
LO3 Identify the social and economic factors pertinent to the development of their design projects.
LO4 Illustrate an ability to utilise specific and appropriate technological knowledge for their design projects.
LO5 Identify the constructional, material and environmental factors pertinent to the development of a corporate/commercial design scheme and explain and show how they inform the design process.
LO6 Develop a design and technical competency/specialism in relation to a particular aspect/area in their overall design proposal.
Pre-requisite learning
Module Recommendations

This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is strongly recommended before enrolment in this module. You may enrol in this module if you have not acquired the recommended learning but you will have considerable difficulty in passing (i.e. achieving the learning outcomes of) the module. While the prior learning is expressed as named MTU module(s) it also allows for learning (in another module or modules) which is equivalent to the learning specified in the named module(s).

Incompatible Modules
These are modules which have learning outcomes that are too similar to the learning outcomes of this module. You may not earn additional credit for the same learning and therefore you may not enrol in this module if you have successfully completed any modules in the incompatible list.
No incompatible modules listed
Co-requisite Modules
No Co-requisite modules listed
Requirements

This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is mandatory before enrolment in this module is allowed. You may not enrol on this module if you have not acquired the learning specified in this section.

No requirements listed
 

Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Design Process and Stages
Brief analysis and development,timeplanning and time management,end-user profiling and identification of needs,research and precedent,creation and presentation of optional design concepts,progressive design development through sketch and sketch/study modelling,lighting proposals,furniture design and fundamental detailing ,visual communication skills and graphics in presentation drawings.Verbal presentation skills and evaluation.
Corporate Design Project
Application and use of the design process and stages as specified above to a corporate interior project which places a strong emphasis on space planning,circulation and corporate image/identity.Visit to and survey of site,comprehensive tour,discussion and analysis,research and critique of relevant precedent interiors,identification of functional and practical requirements.Furniture and fitting specification for corporate interiors.
Retail Design Project
Application and use of the design process and stages as specified above to a large and complicated 3 storey retail project,which places a strong emphasis on space planning and organisational skills. Visit to and survey of site,comprehensive tour and interview with client,research and critique of relevant precedent interiors,identification of functional and practical requirements.furniture and fittings specifications for retail.
Design Differenciation/Specialisation
All students taking this module are required to select and develope an aspect of their design scheme from the following:a piece of free-standing or built-in furniture,a fitting or fixture within the scheme or a piece as agreed with the studio co-ordinator.This deliverable requires separate presentation boards to include dimensioned orthographic drawings,rendered visuals, material/finishes specification together with a scaled model.
Technical Differenciation/Specialisation
All students taking this module are required to select and develope an aspect of their design scheme from the following:a piece of free-standing or built-in furniture,a fitting or fixture within the scheme or a piece as agreed with the studio co-ordinator.This deliverable requires separate presentation boards to include dimensioned orthographic drawings,rendered visuals,material/finishes specification,fundamental detailing and a scaled model to a presentation standard.
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work100.00%
Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Project Corporate Design Project, which includes a differenciated/specialised design and technical focus. 1,2,3,4,5,6 45.0 Week 6
Project Retail Design Project, which includes a differenciated/specialised design and technical focus. 1,2,3,4,5,6 55.0 Sem End
No End of Module Formal Examination
Reassessment Requirement
Coursework Only
This module is reassessed solely on the basis of re-submitted coursework. There is no repeat written examination.

The institute reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment

 

Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Course Content 1.0 Every Week 1.00
Tutorial Group,studio based learning 0.5 Every Week 0.50
Tutorial Individual,studio based learning 0.5 Every Week 0.50
Independent & Directed Learning (Non-contact) Research and development of studio project 12.0 Every Week 12.00
Total Hours 14.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 14.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 2.00
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Course Content 1.0 Every Week 1.00
Tutorial Group,studio based learning 0.5 Every Week 0.50
Tutorial Individual,studio based learning 0.5 Every Week 0.50
Independent & Directed Learning (Non-contact) Research and development of studio project 12.0 Every Week 12.00
Total Hours 14.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 14.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 2.00
 

Module Resources

Recommended Book Resources
  • Charles J.Kibert 2007, Sustainable construction, John Wiley and Sons London [ISBN: 9780470114216]
  • Philip Jodidio 2002, Architecture Now! Vol.2, 1st Ed., Taschen London [ISBN: 3-8228-1594-2]
  • Philip Jodidio 2001, Architecture Now! Vol.1, 1st Ed., Taschen London [ISBN: 3-8228-6065-4]
  • Lucy Bullivant 1991, International Interiors 3, 1st Ed., Thames and Hudson London [ISBN: 0-500-01519-8]
  • Ian Higgins 2015, Spatial Strategies For Interior Design, Laurence King Publishing London UK [ISBN: 10:1780674155]
  • John Coles 2015, The Fundamentals Of Interior Architecture, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC London UK [ISBN: 10:1472524659]
  • Racheal Brown, Lorraine Farrelly 2012, Materials and Interior Design, Laurence King Publishing London UK [ISBN: 10:1856697592]
This module does not have any article/paper resources
This module does not have any other resources
 

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
CR_DINAR_8 Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Interior Architecture 5 Mandatory

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