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Space Planning
Course: INT190

First Term: 2018 Fall
Lec + Lab   3.0 Credit(s)   6.0 Period(s)   6.0 Load  
Course Type: Occupational
Load Formula: T Lab Load

Description: Study of creative, critical, analytical and strategic thinking as it relates to human behavior and the built environment. Emphasis on design theory, process, and application. Stresses creative expression through the utilization of design elements and principles.

MCCCD Official Course Competencies
1. Use problem identification and interviewing skills to create a concept statement. (I)
2. Create a schematic design using bubble diagrams and adjacency matrix. (II)
3. Design an interior space applying the design development process from concept to presentation. (III)
4. Identify and use various light sources and luminaries in residential applications. (III)
5. Develop accessorization techniques. (III)
6. Describe the effect of light quantity and quality in residences. (IV)
7. Develop construction documents including specifications and schedules that support a design project. (IV)
8. Explain the use of punch lists and diagnostic evaluations at project completion. (V)
MCCCD Official Course Outline
I. Programming
   A. Problem identification
      1. Client profile survey
      2. Interviewing
   B. Field measuring
   C. Concept statement
II. Schematic Design
   A. Bubble diagrams
   B. Adjacency matrix
   C. Space studies
      1. Space utilization
      2. Traffic flow
      3. Accessibility
      4. Ergonomics
III. Design Development
   A. Selection of furniture, fixtures and equipment
   B. Selection and application of art and accessories
   C. Floor plans and elevations
   D. Three-dimensional renderings
   E. Preliminary budgets
   F. Justifying design solutions based on client profile
IV. Construction Documents
   A. Specifications
   B. Drawings
      1. Sheet layout
      2. General notes
      3. Key notes
   C. Finish plans and schedules
   D. Furniture plans and schedules
   E. Reflected ceiling plan and legend
   F. Electrical plan
   G. Detailed drawings
V. Contract Administration
   A. Punch list
   B. Diagnostic evaluations
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: November 28, 2017

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