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Here's week 8 reading notes. It's pages 1-24 (1-39 was assigned but pages 24-39 are covered in reading notes week7). Also covers pages 39-49! Topics are the different eras and what interior des...
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Date Created: 11/13/15
- interior DESIGN is activity that plans for the necessities of a space relating to issues of safety and protection - decoration = ornamentation - interior design is described as “the art or practice of planning and supervising the design and execution of architectural interiors and their furnishings” - residential design = place where a person resides for a long time residential design can also be model homes (ex: staging) assisted living = generally refers to senior citizens, bridge between residential & commercial contract - types of commercial design: corporate, entertainment, facilities (organizational management of generally large business operations), health care design, hospitality and restaurant, institutional and government, retail and store planning - standards for professional interior designers: skills acquired through education and knowledge. Ethical standards. Exam, and licensing. Members are associated with and represented by an organization - two largest interior design associations are ASID and IIDA - ASID: 18,000 members, largest north american professional organization for interior design industry, purpose is to promote activities designed to maximize the professions potential and its goals - IIDA: founded by the result of a merger of 3 organizations. goal is to create an international organization with a united mission that would represent interior designers worldwide and speak on their behalf with a single voice. 13,000 members - in only about 1/3 of accredited programs is interior design considered a unique discipline. It’s usually considered one of a group of disciplines concerned with the interaction between humans and their environment - interior designers are encouraged and sometimes required to keep their level of education and experience relevant through lifelong learning - CEUs = continuing education units (usually relate to changes in building codes, business practice issues, new products and technology) - NASAD and CIDA are organizations that review edu. programs against established criteria to accredit them - 155/350 programs in US are accredited by CIDA - interior designers need to have good personality traits, work habits, potential and proven talents and skills and experience - much of the practice of interior design requires the direction of creative energies into problem solving - interior designers have considerable responsibilities relating to health safety and comfort - top 3 things interior designers need: positive, outgoing personality; good communication skills & good design skills PAGES 39-49: - when we speak of culture, we may be referring to the geographic, regional, or ethnic identity of a people, an individual’s religious or spiritual association; a people’s objects or traditions; even a particular lifestyle - when designers are involved in developing a prototype for a business with multiple branches, one of their tasks is to enhance that business’s brand identity but they need to make each place different depending on the culture of that place - sustainable design focuses on preserving the natural environment and its resources for the future - energy conservation and the use of sustainable resources are primary consideration - 3Rs plus more Rs = reduce, reuse, recycle, renew, reclaim, repurpose, restore, reinvent, etc. - environmental stewardship = the responsibility of global citizens to manage and preserve our natural resources - biomimicry = uses nature as a model to inspire designs and processes that solve human problems - at the base of biomimicry’s belief is that studying nature will uncover effective and sustainable solutions to issues - LEED (leadership in energy and environmental design) is an internationally recognized green building certification system providing third-party verification that a building, residential or commercial, was designed and built using strategies aimed at improving performance in energy savings, water efficiency, air quality, and stewardship of resources and sensitivity to their impacts throughout the building life cycle - compact design = more efficient space planning and product design, reduced square footage, and an overall reduction in consumption of energy and goods - majority of worlds designers focus on designing things for top 10% of richest people - functionalism = sought to create designs appropriate for modern industrial society - organizations like Habitat for Humanity look to bring low-cost housing to those in need -


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