Interior Fundamentals 1
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- 28 Aug 2023
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At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- demonstrate knowledge of basic construction systems
- assess and apply knowledge of industry drawing conventions and standards through documentation drawings
- identify and integrate relevant industry standards and regulations to interior design problems
- formulate and execute an appropriate approach to a design solution that responds to industry standards.
- Anthropometrics and Ergonomics
- Standard Sizes of Elements
- Introduction to Codes and Standards
- Spatial Arrangement
- Structure - Details, Materials, Joints and Connection
- Cross Referencing
- Documentation Packages
You must either have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject, or currently be enrolled in the following subject(s) in a prior study period; or enrol in the following subject(s) to study prior to this subject:
- CUR-BAS140-Architecture and Interior Architecture Design Studio 1 - Small Structures
- CUR-BIA110-Interior Design Studio 3 - Micro (No longer available)
- CUR-BAS145-Architecture and Interior Architecture Methods 1B - Digital Literacy
- CUR-BIA130-Design Communication (No longer available)
Please note that your enrolment in this subject is conditional on successful completion of these prerequisite subject(s). If you study the prerequisite subject(s) in the study period immediately prior to studying this subject, your result for the prerequisite subject(s) will not be finalised prior to the close of enrolment. In this situation, should you not complete your prerequisite subject(s) successfully you should not continue with your enrolment in this subject. If you are currently enrolled in the prerequisite subject(s) and believe you may not complete these all successfully, it is your responsibility to reschedule your study of this subject to give you time to re-attempt the prerequisite subject(s)
- Equipment requirements - Audio video equipment required
- Software requirements - Software purchase required
- Other requirements - Access to the internet. Admission to degree required.
This subject was previously known as Interior Architecture Functional Fundamentals.
An introduction to fundamental aspects of interior architecture practice including building standards and codes, documentation drawings, and basic principles of construction and detailing. Floors, walls and ceilings are investigated as interior construction systems. Aspects of compliance to building codes are introduced to inform universally accessible solutions to interior environments and appropriate approaches to vertical circulation. Computer aided drawing is introduced to form the communication tool for much of the assessment content.
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- Documentation Exercise (30%)
- Universal Access Case Study (30%)
- Stair Case Study (40%)
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