AR 290 Interior Design Materials and Resources
FA 2007 HO
Frye, Valerie Harlow
NCIDQ CertifiedRegistered Interior Designer - State of MissouriMaster of Architecture, Architecture Management, Kansas University
August 20, 2007 - December 14, 2007
5:30 - 8:10 PM
Garrison, Elena. The Graphic Standards Guide to Architectural Finishes: Using MASTERSPEC to Evaluate, Select, and Specify Materials. New Jersey, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2002.
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Harmon, Sharon Koomen. Kennon, Katherine K. The Codes Guidebook for Interiors. New York, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2001.
McGowan, Mary Rose. Specifying Interiors: A Guide to Construction and FF&E for Commercial Interiors Projects. New York, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1996.
Ching, Francis D.K. Interior Design Illustrated. New York, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1987.
Pile, John. Interior Design, 3rd Edition. New York, Harry Abrams, Inc., 2003.
Mendler, Sandra F. Odell, William. The HOK Guidebook To Sustainable Design. New York City: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2000.
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AR290 is a survey of materials used by interior designers for architectural elements and finishes for both residential and public space design. The student will learn to evaluate and select the appropriate materials for a design project, and will be introduced to life safety ratings for finish materials. The student will be introduced to manufacturers and suppliers of materials through field trips, guest speakers, manufacturer's catalogues and research. The student will be introduced to writing specifications for interior design materials.
Design: Design is a process that involves generating ideas, then editing and refining those ideas to produce the final results. It is both individual and collaborative. It is both creative and meticulous. It involves critical thinking and effective communication through writing, drawing, describing, modeling, and drafting. I believe in the universality and importance of the design proces. Learning the process of design will enable one to apply that process to any problem, whether it be a written document, the design of a space, or the design of a product. Every project and assignment shall be approached as a design problem.
Teaching: As a teacher I collect a body of knowledge and share it with other people. This shared information becomes a springboard to a variety of activities that reinforce the course concepts. Students observe, read, write, discuss, evaluate, collaborate, and create. Cross disciplinary projects are encouraged and forays into the design community help make the boundary between the professional world and the academic world fluid.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
· Tests covering information in lectures, text and related readings, discussions and speakers (outcomes 1 - 4)
· Completion of series of research projects using catalogues, manufacturers, craftsmen, suppliers and showrooms as resources. (outcomes 1 - 4)
· Completion of core assessment project with oral presentation: the selection of materials for specific interior design projects. (outcomes 2 - 6)*
Late Submission of Course Materials:
Nearly all assignments will have an oral presentation component. There will be no make up dates for missed presentations, but work may be turned in at the next class meeting for partial credit if a written excuse is attached.
Classroom Rules of Conduct:
AR290 is primarily a lecture class, but input comes from a variety of sources including outside speakers and student presentations of research.
The value of this class is diminished for all when students are absent. Attendance at all classes is required, but since unforeseen events happen, each student may be absent three times without penalty. The fourth absence, whether excused or not, will result in the lowering of the final grade by one letter. Five absences may constitute failure in the course.
The role of the design professional
Introduction to sustainable design
Introduction to materials
Wall / Floor assembles
Floor Materials and Products:
Tour: Furniture Showroom
Material: FF&E materials
Floor Product Reports
Wall Materials and Products:
Wall Product Reports
Fall Break: No Class
Tour Case Supply
Tour: KDR Showroom or Design Gallery
Material: Window Treatments
Ceiling Product Reports
Final Project Report / Presentations
Final Exam: 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Academic Honesty:Academic integrity is the foundation of the academic community. Because each student has the primary responsibility for being academically honest, students are advised to read and understand all sections of this policy relating to standards of conduct and academic life. Park University 2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85-86
Plagiarism:Plagiarism involves the use of quotations without quotation marks, the use of quotations without indication of the source, the use of another's idea without acknowledging the source, the submission of a paper, laboratory report, project, or class assignment (any portion of such) prepared by another person, or incorrect paraphrasing. Park University 2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85
Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog Page 87-88Students are expected to come to class prepared to participate in discussions. The lecture class provides a group setting where students learn by individual as well as group experiences.
Group interaction speeds learning and increases the depth of study for all. Feedback from the instructor is an important element of learning. Therefore, class attendance is required.
Attendance will be taken at the beginning of each class period. It is the student's responsibility to be present at the time of attendance.
In case of illness or emergency, the instructor must be notified prior to class by leaving an email message. Individuals are allowed 3 absences which will be recorded as Excused. Final semester grade will be lowered a full grade for each additional absence from class.
A professional and respectful attitude toward the instructor and fellow students is expected – tardiness of more that 10 minutes, leaving before class is dismissed, and other class disruptions(i.e. phone calls, etc.) will be noted and reflected in the final grade.
Disability Guidelines:Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all students that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to students concerning the information necessary to accomplish this goal. It is Park University's policy to comply fully with federal and state law, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding students with disabilities. In the case of any inconsistency between these guidelines and federal and/or state law, the provisions of the law will apply. Additional information concerning Park University's policies and procedures related to disability can be found on the Park University web page: http://www.park.edu/disability .
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