Technology for Interior Architects 4 - INTA3272

Faculty: Built Environment

School: Interior Architecture Program

Course Outline: Built Environment

Campus: Kensington Campus

Career: Undergraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 4

Enrolment Requirements:

Currently enrolled in program 3255 Interior Architecture.

Equivalent: INTA2372

CSS Contribution Charge: 2 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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An introduction to interior environmental control through a focus on lighting, acoustics, thermal
comfort and building services. Core considerations: natural and artificial lighting principles and design considerations; acoustics and noise control principles and design considerations with focus on material selection and spatial geometry; exploration of passive design and conventional/alternative energy sources for human thermal comfort; overview of building services documentation including mechanical services, hydraulic services, electrical services, telecommunications and fire protection systems with a focus on coordination with consultants. Emphasis is on the understanding of interior environmental control through studio based exercises and precedent studies.


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