Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Space Planning
Course: INT190

First Term: 2020 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. Considerations for space utilization including anthropometrics and ergonomics.

MCCCD Official Course Competencies
1. Use programming strategies to develop a concept statement for an interior design project. (I)
2. Create a concept statement in schematic design. (II)
3. Synthesize the program using diagramming. (II)
4. Design an interior space applying the design development process from concept to presentation. (III)
5. Develop schematic design directions considering existing lighting conditions. (III)
6. Create design development documents that support an interior design project. (III)
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
   G. Drawings
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: December 10, 2019

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