ID117 Beginning Interior Design, Daniele Bedini, Spring 2020 | SACI College of Art & Design Florence

ID117 Beginning Interior Design, Daniele Bedini, Spring 2020

Course Project

Tiny Student House
Advanced concepts for an eco-sustainable tiny container-like house for students

Site

Urban and/or natural environments

Schedule

Week 1

Tuesday, January 14
Lecture 01: Introduction and presentation of the course (Interior Design and its multidisciplinary aspects, Tiny houses concept + container’s dimensions)

Students Introduction to 1st assignment:
A: Site survey in metric system - container’s dimensions
B: research on Eco-sustainable tiny houses + flexible/transformable interiors

Start work in class

Homework
Proceed with research

Thursday, January 16
Lecture 02: Meaning of eco-sustainable tiny houses, eco-sustainable interiors, and how to apply the concept to a student's house.
+ How to draw.

Work in class: Start drawing floor plans 1:20 with Tutor

Homework
Proceed with assignment

Week 2

Tuesday, January 21
5-minute student presentations about research on sustainable materials and TINY HOUSES
Continue work in class/house project (drawings).

Homework
Essay: Styles, materials & colors in interior design and its effect on the project + Think about Strategy and Identity.

Thursday, January 23
Continue work in class: drawings

Homework: Proceed with assignment:
Design survey - analyzing different tiny living spaces

Week 3

Tuesday, January 28
Work in class
: draw plan, 1:20 scale and 1:20 sections/elevations of your ‘container house’

Preparing assignment for presentation/ INTERIM REVIEW 01

Homework
Proceed with project

Thursday, January 30
INTERIM REVIEW 01: Presentation of Tiny House Container’s plans/sections, class discussion and critic

Work in class: start with sketches

Homework: Research about Tiny Houses - Proceed with project

Week 4

Tuesday, February 04
Lecture 03: TINY HOUSES + Defining your style, colors and textures and Compose a Concept Board (mood)

Work in class: work on Concept Board images and color scheme

Homework: Tiny House: Continue planning the space + work on client’s (student) profile, research on advanced multi-functional spaces – research with particular attention to eco-friendly/transformable design

Thursday, February 06
Work in class: continue to sketch interior.

Homework : Proceed with project of the Tiny House

Week 5

Tuesday, February 11
INTERIM REVIEW 02: Presentations of CONCEPT BOARD + plan, class discussion and critic

Work in class: Continue work on project

Thursday, February 13
Work in class:
Continue work on project

Homework
Essay: Form follows function or function follows form, write your personal view on the subject w.r.t. TINY HOUSES

Week 6

Tuesday, February 18
Lecture 05: Ergonomy, templates + start to sketch interiors
Continue work in class: draw tiny house plan, 1:20 scale and 1 section

Thursday, February 20
Work in class: Tutorials - last review of first part of the project

Homework
Continue work on project: interior + furniture design

Week 7

Tuesday, February 25
Lecture 04: Advanced multifunctional/transformable spaces + transformable furniture + how to draw (cont.)

Work in class: Tutorials on first part of the project

Homework
Finish and print projects

Thursday, February 27
INTERIM REVIEW 03: Presentations and class critiques
Midterm evaluations, group and personal

 

 

Week 8

MIDTERM BREAK (February 29 - March 08)

 

 

Week 9

Tuesday, March 10
Lecture 06: Tech and Architectural Lighting for residential + start to design final interiors + model

Work in class: on developing layout and furniture - Start MODEL

Homework
Continue work on project

Thursday, March 12
Presenting Draft MODEL

Work in class: Work on Floor plan 1:20 and furniture + draft elevation

Homework
Continue work on project

Week 10

Tuesday, March 17
Continue work in class/model

Homework
Start with lighting project + Model

Thursday, March 19
Draft review of project - class critique and discussion + model

Week 11

Tuesday, March 24
Start work on presentation of final project – by hand or Photoshop and graphic programs and finish the model for Interim review 04 - Continue work on model

Homework
Continue work on project

Thursday, March 26
INTERIM REVIEW 04: Design Development + Model

Work in class: Continue to draw finals

Week 12

Tuesday, March 31
Lecture 07: Finishings & Sourcing + Sample Board

Continue work on project – introduce lightings in plans and elevations

Thursday, April 02
Continue work in class on presentation of final project and Sample board

Homework: Total Design development - Finish all drawings and model

Week 13

Tuesday, April 07
Work in class; sample board composition

Thursday, April 09
SAMPLE BOARD PRESENTATION

Work in class: Selection of Drawings

Last review of final project, class critique and discussion

Week 14

Tuesday, April 14
Finish final project + Model + Prepare panels x exhibition

Homework
Proceed with final assignment

Thursday, April 16
Exhibition installation

Homework
Proceed with project

Week 15

Tuesday, April 21
Start to finish Final Presentation

Thursday, April 23
FINAL PRESENTATION eco-sustainable students tiny house in a container

Group review with guest critique (Guest critique - to be announced)

Grading

Grading is based on attendance, effort, improvement, and demonstration of knowledge gained through the course.

Graduate Students
​Students in MFA, MA, and Post-Bac programs are expected to produce work at a level appropriate for students in a graduate program. They are required to additionally complete an in-depth study on one of the assigned topics by writing a short paper and by making a visual slideshow presentation in class. If they successfully complete all course requirements for graduate students, they will receive graduate-level credit for the course.

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