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Subject details

  • Topics
    • Anatomy of Space
    • Analysing Space
    • Ephemeral Space
    • Spatial Typologies
    • The Retail Experience
    • The Design Process
    • Using Colour and Light in Space
    • Experiential Drawing
    • Communicating your Design
    • Reflecting and Editing your Folio
  • Study resources
    • Instructional Methods
      • Disscusion forum/Discussion Board
      • Online assignment submission
      • Standard Media
      • Streaming Multimedia
      • Web links
      • Wikis
    • Online Materials
      • Audio-Video streaming
      • Online Assessment
      • Printable format materials
      • Resources and Links

At the completion of this subject students will be able to:

  1. distinguish the different components that contribute to the internal environment
  2. apply knowledge of the internal environment to explain the implications for the ephemeral environment
  3. synthesise environmental knowledge and theory to create a design solution.
  • Assignment 1 - Project (50%)
  • Assignment 2 - Design Project (50%)

Textbooks are subject to change within the academic year. Students are advised to purchase their books no earlier than one to two months before the start of a subject

Entry Requirements

You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:

Special requirements

No special requirements

Students will investigate and test both tangible and ephemeral or perception based elements of the interior environment, and apply these within a set of conditions. This subject will also examine colour theory and lighting design.

Please Note: If it’s your first time studying a Curtin University subject you’ll need to complete their compulsory ‘Academic Integrity Program’. It only takes two hours to complete online, and provides you with vital information about studying with Curtin University. The Academic Integrity Program is compulsory, so if it’s not completed your subject grades will be withheld.

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