Course Outlines

Commercial Studio II — IDES 2137

  1. Course Description
    • Credits: 4.00
    • Lecture Hours/Week: 2.00
    • Lab Hours/Week: 2.00
    • OJT Hours/Week: 0
    • Prerequisites: None
    • Corequisites: None
    • MnTC Goals: None
    This course covers the interior design of public spaces. The design process will be applied, with emphasis on the design development phase (refining the design concept and focusing on design details) and the contract documentation phase (construction drawings and specifications). Students will continue to address commercial furnishings, lighting and finish materials. Synthesis of design elements and principles, building systems and regulations, sustainable design principles and product application will be used in progressively complex commercial interior design projects.
  2. Course Effective Dates: 8/27/12 – Present
  3. Outline of Major Content Areas
      As noted on course syllabus
  4. Learning Outcomes
    1. Analyze aesthetic requirements
    2. Analyze functional requirements
    3. Conduct project research
    4. Create Prototypes ('Typicals')
    5. Create alternate layouts
    6. Create bubble diagrams
    7. Create preliminary layout
    8. Define BOMA standards
    9. Define circulation factor
    10. Define commercial design
    11. Define commercial infrastructure (power, date distribution, HVAC)
    12. Define contract documentation
    13. Define facilities management and tenant improvement
    14. Demonstrate handicapped accessibility
    15. Develop schematic design concepts
    16. Draw demolition plan
    17. Draw dimensioned construction plan
    18. Draw dimensioned elevations
    19. Draw dimensioned section and/or detail
    20. Draw freestanding furniture plan
    21. Draw furniture system plan
    22. Draw power/communication plan
    23. Draw reflected ceiling plan
    24. Evaluate room/area functions in corporate interiors
    25. Identify addendums, request for quotes and change orders
    26. Identify block diagrams
    27. Identify commercial acoustical solutions
    28. Identify ergonomic seating
    29. Identify finish material schedules
    30. Identify punch list
    31. Identify stacking diagrams
    32. Identify symbol legends and construction notes
    33. Prepare design concept statement
    34. Prepare furniture proprietary specification
    35. Prepare project schedule
    36. Research commercial ceiling designs
    37. Research commercial lighting techniques
    38. Research commercial occupancy building codes
    39. Research freestanding office furniture
    40. Research furniture systems
    41. Sketch perspectives
    42. Utilize the design process
  5. Minnesota Transfer Curriculum Goal Area(s) and Competencies
  6. Learner Outcomes Assessment
      As noted on course syllabus
  7. Special Information
      None noted