Designers are introduced to lighting-design vocabulary, sources, systems, and luminaires. They will complete basic illumination calculations for interior lighting based on understanding human behaviors and social needs. Designs will be investigated for light as a form giver to interiors as students integrate lighting with the design of interior environments. Daylighting will be discussed as it relates to electric lighting.
Developed an understanding related to product materials by learning how to use materials more creatively. In this context, this course has these objectives: introducing to new ways of thinking relevant to product material exploration; creating the substantive and practical understanding of opportunities in using and specifying product materials; and developing competence with the knowledge, methodologies, and tools that advance successful design development.
Developed a working knowledge of the materials, techniques, and technologies necessary to carry out a project. This course explores building functions, distributions, dimensions, and technological features. Students develop knowledge that will enhance their creativity and help them acquire a vision of space that focuses on living models in line with contemporary lifestyles. Lectures will be complemented by visits to fairs and exhibitions in Mumbai or other cities
The system of design and produce world-class class furniture. They will visit factories, design studios, and showrooms to acquire first-hand knowledge of, and experience with, the Italian furniture industry. Students will be required to design a piece of furniture and present it to a panel of faculty members and industry representatives.
Work in teams to explore large-scale office design and focus on systems furnishing as it integrates with the architecture and human needs. Students complete an extensive program to identify social, physical, and psychological needs of the occupants. Prior learning about thermal systems, acoustics, indoor environmental quality, lighting, color, and building systems will be applied. Further code requirements will be analyzed and implemented.
Students will focus on medium-scale, an urban retail and/or residential design problems. Students use their creative and cultural knowledge, technical skills, and marketing/communication tools to develop accurate space proposals. A design problem will be completed that focuses on concept and creativity. An opportunity exists for mixed-use spatial exploration and design.