3 YEAR SPECIALISATION PROGRAM
This course exposes students to the basics of design and the fundamentals of design theory. Students will learn to understand and appreciate design by exploring and applying the various elements and principles of design including colour and colour theory.
Introduction to scope interior design
The aim of this subject is for students to understand the relationship of space and function and get introduced to the concept of space and its aesthetic qualities. The course also includes lessons on the design process and various theories of design.
Material and Construction Techniques
This course helps familiarize students with the various materials and products applied in interior spaces such as natural stones, bricks,clay, bamboo, timber, wood and wood products along with their physical and behavioral properties, manufacturing process etc. The course also covers various construction techniques, market trends etc.
The aim of this course is to let the students have hands-on experience working on various materials such as clay, bamboo, mount board, foam board,cardboard etc. to create scale models, artifacts and accessories for interior spaces.
This course equips students with the essential skill of manual drafting where they can present their drawings through sketches, technical drawings, views etc. It includes explanations on drafting tools and their various uses, and then covers how to complete increasingly more difficult drafting conventions such as symbols, annotations, architectural lettering, scales etc.
The aim of this subject is to enhance verbal presentation skills and inculcate public speaking techniques and life skills among students. Seminar presentation techniques, method of communication and application, book reviews, evaluative research, articles and reports will form the main parts of this subject.
Evolution of Design I
The aim of the subject is to understand the progression of historical development in art, architecture and interiors in western and Indian contexts. Topics include introduction to furniture history, study of Egyptian, Greek, Roman, Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque Works and design ideology of International Master architects and designers belonging to various schools of thought. Also covered is the impact of socio-cultural, religious and environmental factors on design. The evolution of art and architecture in an Indian context with emphasis on use of natural light, features, elements, motifs,construction technology and materials is also studied.
Interior Design II
In this course students are made to design complex residential spaces and develop problem-solving strategies in the interior space. In addition, students are taught idea generation and concept building techniques with an emphasis on daylight and illumination. Application and usage of contemporary materials and market trends will also be part of the course.
Furniture Design I
The aim of this subject is to develop a scientific understanding of furniture, its joinery and various material possibilities. Structure, ergonomics,anthropometry applied to furniture and systems in wood and wood derivatives along with compatible material. Furniture terminology, hardware, joinery, fixing detail. Idea generation by designing simple objects like stools, chairs, coffee tables etc.
Material and Construction Techniques II
The aim of this subject is to impart detailed knowledge of materials, their characteristics, technique of using materials and making working drawings. Application of wood to staircases and special types of doors. Introduction to frame structure with columns, beams, slab and cantilevers. Introduction to types of glasses and its various applications.
Interior Working Drawing I
The aim of this subject is to enable students to prepare working details of interior projects with specifications.
Interior Services I
The aim of this subject is to understand the basic principles of drainage and water supply in buildings and to learn about the sources of water supply.Hot and cold-water distribution system. Types of pipes and their joints and fixing details.Fixtures and fittings. Basic principles of sanitation and disposal of waste materials from buildings. Standard sanitary fittings, traps, pipes and their joints.
Interior Environment Control
The aim of this subject is to acquaint students with various interior elements which affect human comfort. Effect of climate on human comfort: Definition of Climate/Weather and effects on structure. Sun control, shading devices, material, color and texture choices for interior spaces. Solar passive designs. Daylight factor, size of opening with respect to daylight and its sources, lighting criteria.
Evolution of Design II
The aim of the subject is to understand the progression of historical development of art, architecture, interiors in Indian context. Topics include architectural history of India starting from Indus Valley Civilization, Temple architecture in ancient and Medieval India, Islamic and Mughal architecture ending with architecture built during the British Raj.
Interior Design III
The aim of this subject is applying knowledge of various streams like culture, art and craft, building technology, services, furniture detail, use of contemporary materials etc. Need based approach to design for creating spaces relevant to contemporary society. Integrating assorted commercial activities, developing display systems and communication mechanisms. Use of environmental friendly materials,services, contextual environment knowledge for designing small, large commercial activities like shops, banks, showrooms etc.
Here students undertake an in-depth study of a particular topic related to Interior Design, giving them an opportunity to dig deeper anddevelop their skills in a particular subject.
Estimation, Costing & Specification Writing
This course introduces students to the necessary knowledge & skills required for estimation, costing, rate analysis etc. required for handling residential and commercial interiors.
Interior Working Drawing II
This course enables students to prepare working details of interior projects using computer aids. Students will learn to make sheets showing service layouts: Electrical layout, Illumination layout, AC layout with specification, Fire fighting layout, Computer networking layout etc.
Interior Services II
The aim of this subject is to understand the basic principles of thermal and acoustical insulation to interior spaces. Use of thermal and acoustica insulation materials and its properties. Behaviour of sound. Acoustics consideration for conference room, meeting room, ceilings. Fire safety systems- fire retarding materials,fire rated doors.
The objective of this course is to make students aware of the responsibilities of a designer, professional code of conduct and other technicalities of the profession.