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B.des Curriculum Regulations and syllabus

  1. 1. B.Des. Regulations – 2010(For students admitted from the academic year 2010-11)Faculty of Engineering and Technology SRM UNIVERSITY SRM Nagar, Kattankulathur Chennai, India 1
  2. 2. R 1.0 ADMISSIONR 1.1 The number of seats in the B.Des (Interior Design) program for which admission is to be made in the Faculty of Engineering and Technology will be decided by the Board of Management of SRM University.R 1.2 Candidates seeking admission to the first semester of the B.Des (Interior Design) program should have secured a minimum of 60% in aggregate in the Higher Secondary examination (10+2) or any other examination of any University or authority accepted by the University as equivalent.R 1.3 The candidate can belong to any group of study (Science, Commerce or any other stream).R 1.4 The eligibility criteria such as marks, number of attempts & physical fitness shall be as prescribed by the University from time to time.R 1.5 Diploma holders in Civil Engineering, Architecture or fine arts with minimum marks, as stipulated by the Admission Committee, are eligible for lateral entry to the 3rd semester of the B.Des program.R 1.6 Under lateral entry system, candidates who have acquired a Diplomain Civil Engineering, Architecture or fine arts through a minimum ofthree years of institutional study, after the 10th board examination (10+3) recognized by this University, are eligible for admission to the 3rdsemester of the B.Des (Interior Design) program. On admission they aredeclared to have already earned the credits prescribed for the first twosemesters.R.1.7 Not withstanding the above, the actual admissions will be based onthe rules and regulations of the UGC/ competent authorities.R.1.8 Candidates have to fulfill the medical standards required foradmission as set out by the Admission Committee.R.1.9 The selected candidate will be admitted to the B.Des (Interior Design) 2
  3. 3. program after he/ she fulfills all the admission requirements asindicated in the letter of admission after payment of the prescribed fees.R.1.10 In the matter of admissions to the B. Des (Interior Design) programthe decision of the Admission Committee is final.R.1.11 If, at any time after admission, it is found that a candidate has notfulfilled all the requirements stipulated in the offer of admission, the Director (Engineering and Technology) may revoke the admission of thecandidate and report the matter to the Vice Chancellor.R 2.0 STRUCTURE OF PROGRAMMER 2.1 The program will have a curriculum with syllabi consisting of : i) Theory based courses such as History of Interior Design, theory of Interior Design etc., ii) Theory cum Studio based courses comprising of courses on Materials and Construction, Graphics, Computer Graphics, etc. iii) Studio based courses comprising of courses on Interior Design. iv) General course includes English composition and communication. v) Elective Courses in related fields. vi) Office Training (internship) in the VI Semester for exposure to the Interior Design profession. vii) Graduation Project in the VIII semester. viii) One Compulsory Educational Tour apart from the site / field visits.R 2.2 The B.Des (Interior Design) program will have a curriculum andcourse contents (syllabi), approved by the Academic Council.R 2.3 Credits are assigned to the courses based on the following general pattern: One credit for each lecture period; One credit for two or less tutorial periods; One credit for each laboratory or practical or project session of two / three periods. 3
  4. 4. R 2.4 The curriculum of the B.Des (Interior Design) program is designed to have a total of 150 credits for the award of the B.Des (Interior Design) degree.R 2.5 No semester shall have more than four theory based courses and four laboratory / practical courses as prescribed in the curriculum carrying a maximum of 24 credits.R 2.6 Minimum number of credits to be earned for the award of B.DesDegree is 150credits.R 2.7 The medium of instruction, examination and project reports will be in English.R.3.0 Faculty AdviserR.3.1 To help the students in planning their courses of study and for getting general advice on the academic program, the school will assign a certain number of students to a faculty member who will be called their Faculty Adviser.R.4.0 Class CommitteeR.4.1 Every class (comprising of sections) of the B.Des program will have a class Committee consisting of Faculty and students. The class committees of the School for each semester will be constituted by the Head of the School.R.4.2 The constitution of the Class Committees of the School for each semester will be as follows: a. All teachers of the courses b. Four students from the top half of the class to be chosen by the students of the class from amongst themselves c. One professor of the concerned School, preferably not associated with teaching of the class, to be nominated by the concerned Head of the School, to act as the Chairman of the Class Committee. d. Faculty Adviser(s) of the respective class.R 4.3 The basic responsibilities of the Class Committee are: a. To review periodically the progress of the classes b. To discuss problems concerning curriculum and syllabi and the conduct of the classes. 4
  5. 5. c. The method of assessment in the courses will be decided by the teachers in consultation with the class committees and will be announced to the students at the beginning of the semester d. The class Committee without student members is responsible for the finalization of the semester results. e. The class committees shall meet at least thrice in a semester, once at the beginning of the semester, once after the first cycle test and once at the end of the semester to finalize the grades.R 5.0 Registration and EnrolmentR 5.1 Registration and enrolment of any course will be controlled by theOffice of the Controller of Examinations. Except for the first semester, theregistration of a semester will be done during a specified week before the endsemester examination of the previous semester. Late registration/ enrolment will be permitted with a fine,decided from time to time, up to two weeks from the last date specified for registration /enrolment.R 5.2 From the second semester onwards all students have to enrollon a specified day at the beginning of a semester. A student will beeligible for enrolment only if he/she satisfies R9.0 and will be permitted to enrollonly if he/she has cleared all dues to the University, Hostel, Library, etc., upto the end of the previous semester, provided he/she is not debarred forenrolment by a disciplinary action of the University. 5
  6. 6. R 5.3 The registration sheet contains the course number, course name,number of credits and category for each course taken in that semester. Thestudent makes the choice of course in consultation with his/ her FacultyAdviser.R 6.0 Registration RequirementR 6.1 The curriculum for any semester, except for the trainingsemester and final semester will normally carry credits between 21 and 24. If a student finds his / her load heavy in any semester, or for any other valid reason, he/she may drop course(s) within three weeks of the commencement of the semester but before commencement of first cycle test with the written approval of his/her faculty Adviser and Head of the School. However the student should ensure that the total number of credits registered in any semester should enable him/her to earn the minimum number of credits as specified in R 9.1R 7.0 Summer Term CourseR 7.1 A summer term course may be offered by the school on the recommendation of the School Committee of professors and with the approval of the Director (E&T).The course will be of 5 to 6 weeks duration during the summer vacation. Maximum two subjects will be permitted for a student during the semester. The number of contact hours per week per subject will be 8-10 hours against 3-4 hours per subject per week in the regular semester. The evaluation process will be the same as that of regular semester. Courses will be offered by school only to students detained for lack of attendance in those subjects (Grade W, R.19.1). However failed students (Grade U. R.19.1) and students who were absent (Grade I, R.19.1) can also register for the courses, when they are offered to students detained for lack of attendance. No student should register for more than two courses during a summer term. 6
  7. 7. R 7.2 Summer term courses will be announced by the Director (E&T) of the end of the even semester before the commencement of the end semester examinations of odd/even semester and the conduct of these courses will not go beyond the last working day of the semester. A student will have to register within the time stipulated in the announcement by paying the prescribed fees.R 7.3 Withdrawal from a summer term course is not permitted. No make up examination (see R.18.0) will be given for a summer term course ordinarily.R 8.0 Contact CoursesR 8.1 ONLY to a final year student, who has obtained “U” grade in a CORE course, a School may offer a contact course during the regular semester or summer term. The course will be offered ONLY on the recommendation of the School/Department with the mutual agreement of the teacher and the student.R 8.2 No student should register for more than two contact courses during the semester or summer period. If a student registers 2 summer term courses then he/she is not eligible for contact course during that summer.R 8.3 The contact course cannot be offered if a semester OR a summer course is offered on the same course, during that period.R 8.4 Such final year students, who wish to take contact courses, should apply to the Director (E&T), before the commencement of the semester/ summer-term in which the contact course is to be taken.R 8.5 The assessment procedure for a contact course will be similar to the procedure for the regular semester course.R 8.6 Withdrawal from a contact course is not permitted.R 9.0 Minimum Requirement to Continue the Program.R 9.1 To be eligible for admission to third semester B.Des a student should have earned a minimum of 14 credits. To be eligible for admission to fifth semester B.Des, a student should have earned a minimum of 28 credits at the end of fourth semester. To be eligible for admission to seventh semester B.Des, a student should have earned a minimum of 42 credits at the end of sixth semester. For lateral entry students and for students who are transferred from other universities, to be eligible for admission to fifth semester B.Des, he/she should have earned a minimum of 14 credits at the end of the 7
  8. 8. fourth semester. To be eligible for admission to seventh semester B.Des., he/she should have earned a minimum of 28 credits at the end of sixth semester.R 9.2 A student who is not eligible for promotion from an even semester to the next higher (odd) semester for reasons of having not earned the prescribed minimum number of credits, will have to discontinue the program temporarily. He/she can rejoin the program after fulfilling the academic performance requirements as in R.9.1.R 10.0 Maximum duration of the programR 10.1 Each semester shall normally consist of 90 working days or 450 hours. A student is ordinarily expected to complete the B.Des (Interior Design) program in eight semesters. However a student may complete the program at a slower pace by taking more time but in any case not more than 14 semesters under regular program excluding the semesters withdrawn on medical grounds etc, as per R 11.1.R 11.0 Temporary withdrawal from the programR 11.1 A student may be permitted by the Director (E&T) to withdraw from the program for a semester or longer for reasons of ill health or other valid reasons. Normally a student will be permitted to discontinue from the program only for a maximum continuous period of two semesters.R 12.0 DisciplineR 12.1 Every student is required to observe discipline and decorous behavior both inside and outside the University campus and not to indulge in any activity that will tend to bring down the prestige of the University. 8
  9. 9. R 12.2 Any act of indiscipline of a student is first to be considered by the Discipline and Welfare Committee of the School for necessary action. If the issue demands more serious consideration, the indiscipline will be reported to the Director (E&T), and he will refer it to the Discipline and Welfare Committee of the University, constituted by the Vice Chancellor. The Committee will enquire into the charges and recommend suitable punishment if the charges are substantiated. The Director (E&T) will consider the recommendation of the Discipline and WelfareCommittee and take appropriate action.R 12.3 Appeal: The student may appeal to the Vice Chancellor whose decision will be final and binding.R 13.0 AttendanceR 13.1 Attendance is the physical presence of the student in the class. It is a well observed fact that the students who score good grades are those who attend classes regularly. Therefore, the students must strive to attend all the classes without fail.R 13.2 Every teaching staff member handling a class will take attendance till 3 calendar days before the last instruction day in the semester. The percentage of attendance, calculated up to this point, will be indicated by a code number / letter as follows: Attendance- Rounded to Code 95% and above H 85 to 94% 9 75 to 84% 8 Below 75% L 9
  10. 10. R 13.3 A student must maintain an attendance record of at least 75% inindividual courses. Without the minimum attendance of 75%, in any course,students become ineligible to write the end semester examination in thatsubject. His/her registration for that course will be treated as cancelled, andhe/she shall be awarded ‘W’ grade ((W stands for registration cancelled forwant of minimum attendance) in that course. This grade shall appear inthe grade card until the course is successfully completed. The student should register for and repeat the course when it is offered next.R 13.4 The student must strive to attend all the classes without fail. However, the minimum attendance requirement of 75% allows a student the facility to use the balance 25% to account for short illnesses of a few days: permitted assignments such as job interviews; inter university sport meets, inter collegiate/ inter-university competitions, etc.R 13.5 The teacher shall announce the particulars of all students who have attendance less than 75% in that course in the class. Copies of the same will be sent to the Director (E&T), and Heads of Schools/ Departments concerned. The students who have less than 75% attendance will not be permitted to sit for the end semester examination.R 13.6 Condonation of Attendance: In rare and genuine cases, a committee consisting of Pro-Vice Chancellor, Director and Associate Director will examine the case and recommend suitably to the Vice Chancellor, who may give condonation of attendance in deserving cases. 10
  11. 11. R 14.0 Assessment procedureR 14.1 The complete academic performance of a student is evaluated internally by the concerned teachers/departments.R14.2 The student’s performance in each theory course is evaluated for a maximum of 100 marks of which 50 marks for in-semester assessment and 50 marks for the end semester examination.R 14.3 The in-semester assessment in theory subjects is based on cycle tests, assignments, case presentation seminar, model examinations etc. The student shall be informed sufficiently early of the procedure to be followed for in-semester assessment.R 14.4 The student performance in practicals (Studio courses) is also evaluated out of a maximum of 100 marks. In-semester assessment is based on the work done by the student in the class, and assignments etc. for 50 marks and end semester assessment will be done by an external examiner through viva voce exam of design portfolio for the remaining 50 marks. The student shall be informed sufficiently early of the procedure to be followed for in-semester assessment.R 14.5 The student’s performance in theory cum studio based courses will be done by awarding 50 marks for continuous sessional assessment and 50 marks in the end semester exam.R 15.0 System of testsR 15.1 In theory courses, for all semesters excepting the training and final semesters, the first two assessments will be either cycle test or assignment and the third assessment will be the model examination. The first two assessments will be conducted for 15 marks each and the model examination for 20 marks (total 50).R 15.2 For studio based courses (Practicals) the design projects will be evaluated individually for the total sessional marks of 50. The weightages for each project will be announced during the class committee meetings.R 15.3 For theory cum studio courses the sessional assessment for 50 marks will be done by having a midterm test for 25 marks and model examination for 25 marks. 11
  12. 12. R 15.4 Absolute marks will be awarded for all tests, assignments, laboratory work and examinations. The final percentage of marks will be calculated for award of grade according to the details given in R15.1, R15.2 and R15.3.R 16.0 End semester examinationR 16.1 There will be one end semester examination of three hours duration in each lecture based subject.R 16.2 The examinations at the end of a particular semester will be conducted for the courses of all odd and even semesters.R 16.3 A student should have appeared for the end-semester examination of the prescribed course of study to be eligible for the award of the grade in that course.R 17.0 Office Training (Internship)R 17.1The student will be required to undertake training for a minimumperiod of 80 working days during the 6th semester in a reputed architecture/interior design firm that has completed at least 5years in professional consultancy. The students should arrange to send monthly progress reports from the respective offices imparting training.R 17.2 The evaluation will be carried out for 100 marks through a viva-voce examination conducted at the end of the semester, scrutinizing theportfolio of drawings done during training and the work diary. The viva voce examination will be conducted by an internal examiner appointed by the University.R 17.3 If the student fails to secure a pass in the office training evaluation or fails to complete the minimum number of working days required for training, he/ She will complete the same after the 8th semester and submit the drawings and reports for evaluation subsequently.R 18.0 Graduation Project Work B.Des graduation projects should attempt to improve existing standards in interior design, and will be attempted individually by students. The internal assessment for 50% of marks will be done by a thesis review committee comprising of the Head of the Department, supervisor of the project and an external member who will be a 12
  13. 13. renowned architect/interior designer. The review committee will conduct at least 4 reviews during the semester for evaluating the reports and drawings. At the completion of the project the student will submit the project report, presentation drawings and model which will be evaluated for the remaining 50% of marks by a viva voce examination by a panel consisting of the Head of the Department and two external examiners appointed by the University. The grade will be awarded to the student on the basis of the total marks obtained by him/her out of 100.R 18.1If the candidate fails to secure a pass in thesis project, he/she will be required to improve the project work based on the suggestions given by head of the department and the thesis guide and appear for the viva-voce examination during the end of the subsequent semester.R.19.0 Reappearance in end Semester ExaminationR19.1 Students who have secured U, W or I grade in a particular course can reappear when the end semester examination for that course is again conducted provided they satisfy other eligibility conditions such as lack of attendance overcome by attending summer/winter term courses (R.7.0 and R 13.0) and minimum credit requirements (R. 9.0), Temporary withdrawal from the programme (R.11.0) and Discipline (R.12.0).R 19.2 A student who has missed the cycle tests, model examination, or end semester examination for valid reasons is eligible for a make up examination. A student who has missed tests and model examination and the end semester examination in the same course due to genuine reasons like illness etc., may be permitted to write make up examination for the missed end semester alone and awarded zero marks for the missed tests and model examination provided the student satisfies the attendance requirements. He / she should make an application to the Director (E&T) within five days from the date of the examination missed explainingthe reasons for his/ her absence. Applications received after thisperiod `will not be entertained.R 19.3 A student who misses the make –up examination will notnormally 13
  14. 14. be given another make –up examination. However in exceptional cases of prolonged illness resulting in the student missing a make–up examination the Vice Chancellor, in consultation with the Director (E&T) may permit the student to appear for a second make–up examination.R 19.4 The cut of marks for conversion of marks into grades in the make up examination will be the same as those in the regular end semester examination, in a particular course.R 20.0 Course wise grading of studentsR 20.1 Letter Grades and Grade pointsBased on the semester performance, each student is awarded a final lettergrade at the end of the semester in each course. The letter grades and thecorresponding grade points are as follows. A+10 grade points A 9.5 grade points A- 9.0 grade points B+ 8.5 grade points B 8.0 grade points B- 7.5 grade points C+ 7.0 grade points C 6.5 grade points C- 6.0 grade points D 5.0 grade points E 4.0 grade points U 0 grade points W 0 grade points (Failure due to insufficient attendance in the course) I 0 grade points (Incomplete, Subsequently to be changed into pass (E toA +) or U grade in the same semester).R 20.2 A student is considered to have completed a course successfully and earned the credits if he secures a letter grade other than U or W or I in that course. A letter grade U or W in any course implies a failure in that course.R 21.0 Method of Awarding Letter Grades.R 21.1. A final meeting of the class committee without student memberswill be 14
  15. 15. convened within seven days after the last day of the end-semester examination. The letter grades to be awarded to the students for different courses will be finalized at the meeting.R 22.0 Declaration of ResultsR 22.1 After the finalization by the Class committee as per R 20.1 theletter grades awarded to the students will be announced by the Controller of Exanimations.R 22.2.The W grade once awarded stays in the record of the student and is deleted when he/she completes the course successfully later. The grade acquired by the student will be indicated in the grade card of the appropriate semester with an indication of the month and the year of passing of that course.R 22.3 ‘U’ grade obtained by a student will be deleted in the grade cardonce that course is successfully completed. The pass grade acquired by the student will be indicated in the grade card of the appropriate semester with an indication of the month and the year of passing. The CGPA will be accordingly revised.R 23.0 Re-examination of Answer Papers.R 23.1 In case any student feels aggrieved, he can contact the teacherconcerned within three weeks from the commencement of the semester immediately following the announcement of the results. The student shall have access to his / her answer paper (s) in the end semester examination, which may be shown to him by the teacher(s) concerned. If the teacher feels that the case is genuine he may re- examine the case and forward a revised grade, if any, to the Controller of Examinations through the Chairman of the class committee with justification for the revision and with intimation to the Head of the School.R 24.0 Course RepetitionR 24.1 A student securing W grade in a core course has to repeat it compulsorily when the course is offered next through winter/summer term courses. A student securing W or I grade in a course, may repeat it through winter/summer term courses if he so desires. In all 15
  16. 16. such cases the award of internal marks shall be based on his performance in winter/summer term courses A course successfully completed cannot be repeated.R 25.0 Grade CardR 25.1The grade card issued by the Controller of Examinations at the endof the semester to each student will contain the following.a. The credits for each course registered for that semester.b. The letter grade obtained in each coursec. The attendance code in each coursed. The total number of credits earned by the student up to the end of that semester in each of the course categories.e. The cumulative Grade point Average (CGPA) of all the courses taken from the third semester.R 25.2 The GPA will be calculated according to the formula GPA = ∑(CXGP) ________ ∑C Where C = credit for the course, GP= the grade point obtained for the course and the sum of all the courses taken in that semester, including those in which the student has secured U and W grades. For the cumulative grade point average (CGPA) a similar formula is used where the sum is over all the courses taken, including those in which the student has secured U and W grades, in all the semesters completed up to the point in time.R 25.3 Class/Distinction will be awarded to the students after they successfully complete the B.Des programme within the maximum time duration of 14 semesters (for regular)/6 (for lateral entry) semesters(R.10.0), as per norms given below. 4.0 ≤ CGPA & < 5 - Pass CGPA ≥ 5 & < 6.5 Second Class CGPA ≥ 6.5 & < 8.5 First Class 16
  17. 17. CGPA ≥ 8.5 First Class with Distinction However the students who complete the programme taking more than the maximum duration specified (R.10.0 ) will be awarded a mere ‘Pass’ irrespective of the CGPAR 26.0 Scholarships and Tuition fee ExemptionR 26.1 A certain percentage of the students admitted will be awarded merit-cum -means scholarship or fee concessions subject to the terms and conditions stipulated from time to time.R 27.0 Eligibility for Award of the B.Des (Interior Design) DegreeR27.1 A student shall be declared to be eligible for the award of the B.Des (Interior Design) degree if he/she has a. Registered and successfully completed all the courses and projects as per the curriculum. b. Successfully acquired the minimum required credits as specified in the curriculum. c. Every student is required to undergo at least one educational tour for the successful completion of the course. d. No disciplinary action pending against him/her.R 28.0 Change of RegulationsR 28.1 Any regulations can be modified by the Academic Council of SRMU 17
  18. 18. SRM UNIVERSITY, KATTANKULATHUR FACULTY OF ENGG. & TECHNOLOGY SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE & INTERIOR DESIGN B.Des. (INTERIOR DESIGN) Effective from 2010 Batch 4 year degree programREVISED CURRICULUMI SEMESTER Code Subject Title L T P CTHEORY BASED COURSESID 0101 History of Interior Design - I 3 - - 3ID 0103 Theory of Interior Design 3 - - 3ID 0105 Elements of Interior Space 3 - - 3THEORY CUM STUDIO BASED COURSESID 0107 Materials & Construction I 1 - 3 3ID 0109 Graphics – I 1 - 3 3STUDIO BASED COURSESID 0111 Interior Design Studio – I - - 12 6 Total 11 - 18 21II SEMESTER Code Subject Title L T P C 18
  19. 19. THEORY BASED COURSESID 0102 History of Interior Design - II 3 - - 3LE 0106 English Composition & Communication 3 - - 3THEORY CUM STUDIO BASED COURSESID 0106 Materials & Construction -II 1 - 3 3ID 0108 Graphics II 1 - 3 3STUDIO BASED COURSESID 0110 Model making workshop - - 6 3ID 0112 Interior Design Studio – II - - 12 6 Total 8 - 24 21III SEMESTER Code Subject Title L T P CTHEORY BASED COURSESID 0201 Furniture Design 3 - - 3ID0 203 Interior Landscape Design 3 - - 3ID 0205 Interior Services I (Plumbing) 3 - - 3THEORY CUM STUDIO BASED COURSESID 0207 Materials & Construction – III 1 - 3 3STUDIO BASED COURSESID 0209 Computer Applications in Design I 1 - 3 3ID 0211 Interior Design Studio - III - - 14 7 Total 11 - 20 22IV SEMESTER Code Subject Title L T P CTHEORY BASED COURSESID 0202 Lighting & colour in interiors 3 - - 3ID 0204 Furniture Construction & Detailing 3 - - 3ID 0206 Interior Services II 3 - - 3STUDIO BASED COURSESID 0208 Workshop 0 1 3 3ID 0210 Computer Applications in Design II 1 - 3 3ID 0212 Interior Design Studio - IV - - 14 7 Total 10 1 20 22V SEMESTER Code Subject Title L T P CTHEORY BASED COURSESID 0301 Estimation and Costing 3 - - 3ID 0303 Contemporary Interior Designers 3 - - 3 Elective I 2 - - 2 19
  20. 20. Elective II 2 - - 2THEORY CUM STUDIO BASED COURSESID 0309 Computer graphics 0 - 5 3STUDIO BASED COURSESID 0311 Interior Design Studio - V - - 16 8 Total 10 - 21 21VI SEMESTER Code Subject Title L T P CID 0302 Office Training (internship) - - - 10VII SEMESTER Code Subject Title L T P CTHEORY BASED COURSES ID 0401 Project Management 3 - - 3 ID 0403 Interior design codes 3 - - 3 Elective III 2 - - 2 Elective IV 2 - - 2THEORY CUM STUDIO BASED COURSES ID 0413 Scheme Detailing (Working Drawing) 1 - 3 3STUDIO BASED COURSES ID 0415 Advanced Design Studio - - 16 8 Total 11 - 19 21VIII SEMESTER Code Subject Title L T P CID 0402 Graduation Project Work - - - 12Total no. of credits: 150LIST OF ELECTIVESElective I Code Subject Title L T P CID 0305 Design contextual studies 2 - - 2ID 0307 Textile Design 2 - - 2Elective II Code Subject Title L T P C 20
  21. 21. ID 0313 Presentation Techniques 2 - - 2ID 0315 Adaptive reuse and 2 - - 2 recyclingElective III Code Subject Title L T P CID 0405 Interior Design Photography 2 - - 2ID 0407 Marketing Techniques 2 - - 2Elective IV Code Subject Title L T P CID 0409 Interior Services III 2 - - 2 (Acoustics)ID 0411 Creative Arts & Crafts 2 - - 2 SCHEME OF EXAMINATION FOR B.Des (Interior Design) (2010 onwards) Course Duration Internal End Total In Hours Marks Semester marks Exam / External All Theory Courses 3 hrs. 50 50 100 Theory cum studio 3 hrs 50 50 100 based courses Studio based Not 50 50 100 courses Applicable Office Not 100 - 100 training(attendance Applicable code not applicable) Graduation Project Not 50 50 100 (attendance code Applicable not applicable) 21
  23. 23. I SEMESTER ID 0101 HISTORY OF INTERIOR DESIGN - I L T P C 3 0 0 3PURPOSETo provide the student of Interior Design knowledge on various developments in Interior design throughages.INSTRUCTIONAL OBJECTIVES To help the student understand the designs from Prehistoric Period to the middle ages. th To know more on the Modern Movements in Interior design from the beginnings of 20 century.UNIT – I EARLY CLASSICAL PERIOD 6Prehistoric Cave paintings – Primitive Designs- Interiors during Egyptian, Greek, Roman, Gothic, EarlyChristian & Renaissance Periods.UNIT – II MIDDLE AGES 8Interiors in Romanesque, Gothic, and renaissance periodsUNIT – III COLONIAL TO THE BEGINNING OF THE 20TH CENTURY 10Colonial, Victorian designs, Arts & Crafts movement, Art Nouveau, Eclectism, Frank Lloyd Wright.UNIT – IV BAUHAUS TO POST WAR MODERNISM 12Walter Gropius/ Bauhaus, De Stijl, Mies Van Der Rohe, Le Corbusier, Art Deco, Postwar Modernism.UNIT – V PROJECTS 9Projects based on Historical Styles in Interiors & Assignments. TOTAL 45REFERENCE BOOKS1. Interior Design Course, Mary Gilliat Coyran, Octopus Ltd., London2. Interior Design & Decoration, Sherril Whiton, Prentice Hall3. Interior Design, Francis D.K. Ching, John Wiley & Sons, New York4. History of Architecture, Sir Banister Fletcher, CBS Publishers & distributors, New Delhi5. Time Saver Standards for Interior Design, Joseph De Chiara, McGraw Hill, New York. 23
  24. 24. ID 0103 THEORY OF INTERIOR DESIGN L T P C 3 0 0 3PURPOSEThe object of this course is to make students understand the various aspects such as spatial quality,design vocabulary, design principles, and design process related to the design of interiors.INSTRUCTIONAL OBJECTIVES Understanding various aspects such as form, scale, light, dimension, height, transitional elements etc affecting interior space. Understanding and applying design vocabulary such as Point, Line, shape, color, texture, area, mass, volume etc. Understanding and applying design principles such as ratio, proportion, scale, balance, harmony, unity, variety, rhythm, emphasis. Understanding the process involved in design including analysis, synthesis and evaluation.UNIT – I INTERIOR SPACE 9Space – definition; Interior space – spatial qualities: form, scale, outlook; structuring space with interiordesign elements; spatial form; spatial dimension – square, rectangle, curvilinear spaces; height of space;spatial transitions – openings within wall planes, doorways, windows, stairways.UNIT – II DESIGN VOCABULARY 6Form – point, line, volume, shape, texture & colour – in relation to light, pattern etc. and application of thesame in designing interiors.UNIT – III DESIGN PRINCIPLES 9Ratio; proportions – golden section; relationships; scale; Balance – symmetrical, radial, occult; harmony;unity; variety; rhythm; emphasis.UNIT IV ANTHROPOMETRICS 9Definition, theory of standard dimension based on human figures for activities, functions, circulation,furniture design, spatial requirements etc.Study of ErgonomicsDesign of Furniture for Living, Dining, Kitchen, Office etc.UNIT – V DESIGN CONTROL 12Design process – Analysis, synthesis, design evaluation; Design criteria – function and purpose, utilityand economy, form and style; human factors - human dimensions, distance zones, activity relationships;fitting the space – plan arrangements, function, aesthetics. TOTAL 45REFERENCE BOOKS1. Francis. D. K. Ching, Interior design Illustrated, Van Nostrand Reinhold2. John. F. Pile, Interior Design, Harry Abrams Inc.3. Sam. F. Miller, Design process – a primer for Architectural and Interior Design, Van Nostrand Reinhold.4. Gary Gordon, Interior lighting for designers, John Wiley & Sons Inc.5. Harold Linton, Colour in Architecture, McGraw Hill6. Jonathan Poore, Interior Colour By Design, Rock Port Publishers.7. Sherrill Winton, Interior Design and Decoration, Prentice Hall.8. Johanness Itten, The Art of Colour, John Wiley and Son 24
  25. 25. ID 0105 ELEMENTS OF INTERIOR SPACE L T P C 3 0 0 3PURPOSETo develop an understanding of point, line & planar elements in defining an interior space.INSTRUCTIONAL OBJECTIVES To develop an understanding of various degrees of enclosure, various types of relationship between spaces. Understanding of the various effects that could be created by manipulating the enclosing elements such as walls, roof etc.UNIT – I WALL PLANES 9Use of wall planes to create architectural effects - Natural patterns and textures obtained in masonrywalls – articulation of openings in wall planes – effect of tilting the vertical axis of wall planes - niches andalcoves - cornices and moldings etc.UNIT – II ROOF PLANES 9Different types and their visual impact – articulation of skylights and roof apertures – false ceiling –materials, finishes & patterns - types of false ceiling – various types of lighting.UNIT – III FLOOR PLANES 8Various types of flooring – mosaic, tile, stone etc. – aesthetic effects created by flooring material andpattern - graphic patterns and their visual effects – construction details – skirting, molding, embossingetc. Floor finishes and floor coverings.UNIT – IV DOORS, WINDOWS AND VENTILATORS, ETC. 10Doors – types – flush doors, paneled doors, braced doors, carved wooden doors, metal embossed doors,glazed doors and their relevance – various materials and articulation.Windows – various types (casement, horizontal sliding, vertical sliding, hopper, pivoted) – various shapes(arched, circular, triangular etc) various materials (wood, aluminium, steel, pvc) and their suitability to thatspace – ventilators – louvered, paneled etc.UNIT – V CASE STUDIES 9Case studies for manipulation of wall, floor and roof planes to create various architectural effects – casestudies of various doors, windows and ventilators – case studies of columns, beams etc for interioreffects. TOTAL 45REFERENCE BOOKS1. The making of interiors – An introduction- Allen Tate- Harper & Row Publishers, New York, 1987.2. Interior Design & Decoration, Fourth Edition, Sherrill Whiton- Prentice Hall, 1974.3. Interior lighting for Designers, Third edition – Gary Gordon & Jamco L. Nuckolls – John Wiley & Sons, New York, 1995.4. The Encyclopaedia of Decorative Styles – William Hardy & Steve Adams – New Burlington books, London, 1988. 25
  26. 26. ID 0107 MATERIALS & CONSTRUCTION I L T P C 1 0 3 3PURPOSETo familiarize the students of Interior Design on material and construction methodologyINSTRUCTIONAL OBJECTIVESUnderstanding the basic components of the buildings envelope for small buildings  Foundations  Walls  Openings  Roofs  Understanding simple roof & floor finishesUNIT – I INTRODUCTION TO MATERIALS 10Wood - Soft and hardwood, plywood, laminated wood and particle boards – properties, manufacture &uses.Synthetic Materials – Different types of Glass, their properties, manufacturing processes and uses.Plastics – injection molding & other manufacturing methods, etc.Fabrics – textile, Jute, leather etc. different types and their usesUNIT – II BUILDING COMPONENTS 15Drawings of the components of a building indicating  Foundation – brick footing, stone footing & rcc column footing  concrete flooring, plinth beam & floor finish  superstructure- brickwork with sill, lintel, windows & sunshade  Flat rcc roof with weathering course, parapet & coping.UNIT – III TILED ROOFSDrawings indicating various types of sloped & hipped roof 10Types of sloping roof –lean to & couple roof with Mangalore tiles, country tiles & pan tiles.UNIT – IV STRUCTURAL SYSTEMS 10Structures – Components of a load bearing wall & rcc slab roof system - rcc beams, columns and framedstructureUNIT – V BASIC SERVICES 15Components of a toilet & bathroom – sanitary ware - w.c, wash basin, bidet, bathtub, jacuzzi etcSanitary fittings – taps, mixers, shower units TOTAL 60TEXT BOOKS1. S. C. Rangwala - Engineering materials - Charotar Publishing, Anand2. Francis D. K. Ching - Building Construction Illustrated, VNR, 1975,REFERENCE BOOKS1. W.B.Mckay –Building construction Vol1 –Longmans, UK 19812. W.B.Mckay –Building construction Vol 3 –Longmans, UK 1981 26
  27. 27. ID 0109 GRAPHICS - I L T P C 1 0 3 3PURPOSETo make students improve their sketching skills & drawing abilities.INSTRUCTIONAL OBJECTIVES To help students to learn & understand the techniques of various methods of drawing. To make them understand the use of colours & their effects in drawing.UNIT – I INTRODUCTION TO FREE HAND DRAWING 12Basic exercises, Still life, Basic forms, effect of lines to represent textures - Understanding of differenttypes of perspective views using vanishing points, Shading exercises etc.UNIT – II SKETCHING 12Outdoor sketching including Lawns, bushes, Water Bodies, Plants & trees in different media. Indoorsketching – furnitures, lights, corridor, lobby, class room etc.UNIT – III MEASURED DRAWING 12Lettering - types, Scale, Measured drawing of furniture, Wall paneling, flooring pattern, ceiling pattern,doors and windows.UNIT – III GEOMETRICAL DRAWING 12Orthographic projections - Projection of lines, planes and solids, section of primary solids such aspyramids, cones, cylinder, prism, sphere, cuboid, etc.UNIT – IV ISOMETRIC DRAWING 12Isometric projection of all platonic solids such as cube, cuboid, hexagonal prism, pyramids, cone andsphere etc – isometric projection of singly and doubly curve surfaces.. TOTAL 60REFERENCE BOOKS1. Drawing – A creative Process, Francis D.K. Ching, John Wiley Sons, New York2. How to paint & draw, Bodo W.Jaxtheimer, Thames & Hudson, London3. Geometrical drawing for art students, 2nd revised edition - I.H.Morris, Orient Longman, Calcutta, 1995.4. Architectural drafting and design, 4th edition – Ernest R. Weidhaas, Allyn and Bacon, Boston, 1981.5. Building drawing, 3rd edition – M G Shah, C M Kale, Tata Mcgraw – Hill publishing, New Delhi. 27
  28. 28. ID 0111 INTERIOR DESIGN STUDIO – I L T P C 0 0 12 6PURPOSEThe object of this course is to make students familiar with various factors affecting the aesthetic andfunctional aspects of design through training them in two-dimensional and three dimensional designcompositions.INSTRUCTIONAL OBJECTIVES Understanding various design principles such as emphasis, balance, contrast, Harmony, Unity etc., and applying them in two-dimensional and three-dimensional compositions. Understanding and applying design elements such as Point, Line, shape, color, texture, area, mass, volume etc. Critical analysis of design of existing man made objects, aiding self-criticism of design. Drawing inspiration from nature as a source for design.UNIT – I 30Designs involving various elements such as point, line, shape, colour and texture – applied tocompositions such as mural design, fabric design, mosaics, stained glass, engraving, block printing,collage etc – involving all the principles of composition.UNIT – II 403D sculptures involving platonic solids, wooden sculptures applying different types of carpentry joints,design and execution of POP made objects such as: cornices, moldings, brackets, etc., Metal andterracotta sculptures.UNIT – III 60Study and analysis of forms, patterns and colour schemes in nature. Abstraction of natural forms anddesign of three-dimensional objects and two-dimensional patterns inspired by them.UNIT – IV 50Study and critical analysis of man-made objects – their purpose, functional suitability, formal appeal, etc –evolving suggestions for improvement of the same. TOTAL180REFERENCE BOOKS1. Paul Laseau, Graphic Thinking for Architects and Designers, John Wiley & Sons.2. Trewin Copplestone, Arts in Society, Prentice Hall Inc.3. H. Gardner, Art through Ages.4. David Fair, Design Graphics, Hodder and Stoughton.5. Architectural arts and Sculpture, Guild Source Books.6. Virginia Cobb Watson, Discovering the Inner Eye, Guptill Publication.7. Johanness Itten, The Art of Colour.8. H.H. Arnason, History of Modern Art 28
  29. 29. II SEMESTER ID 0102 HISTORY OF INTERIOR DESIGN - II L T P C 3 0 0 3PURPOSETo provide the students knowledge of the Interior Design trends of the later part of the 20th century and oftraditional Indian styles.INSTRUCTIONAL OBJECTIVESTo help the student understand the Modern movement in design in the later part of the 20th century.To make the students understand the traditional styles of decoration done in various states of India.UNIT – I RECENT DIRECTIONS 10Design movements such as Late Modernism, High Technology, Post Modernism, and De Constructivismand MinimalismUNIT – II NON EUROPEAN TRADITIONS 10Interiors in China, Japan & the Islamic World – Influences of Pre Columbian American art & culture,African influences in interiorsUNIT – III SCANDINAVIAN TRADITIONS 8Interior Design in Sweden, Finland, Norway.Contributions of Architects such as Aalvar Alto, etc.UNIT – IV INDIAN TRADITIONAL DESIGNS 10Traditional Styles of design & decorations of homes & accessories across the states in India includingRajasthan, Gujarat, Andhra, Tamil Nadu, Madhya Pradesh etc.UNIT – IV PROJECTS 7Assignments on recent directions & Non European traditions, Traditional designs of India. TOTAL 45TEXT BOOK1. Interior Design, John F. Pile, Harry Abrams Inc.REFERENCE BOOKS1. Interior Design Course, Mary Gilliat Coyran, Octopus Ltd., London2. Interior Design, Francis D.K. Ching, John Wiley & Sons, New York3. Time Saver Standards for Interior Design, Joseph De Chiara, McGraw Hill, New York.4. Publications on Traditional Arts & Crafts of India, Ministry of Handicrafts Development, Government of India. 29
  30. 30. LE 0106 ENGLISH COMPOSITION AND COMMUNICATION L T P C 3 0 0 3PURPOSETo provide adequate mastery of communicative English language , training primarily in all the four majorlanguage skills-listening , speaking, reading and writing.INSTRUCTIONAL OBJECTIVESTo impart quality training to the students which will enable them to acquire the skills to meet the demandsof the job market.UNIT – I 6Forms of communication, factors facilitating communication –communication channels-four types oflanguage skills(LSRW)-barriers to communication.UNIT – II 10Composition ,types and formation of sentences-paragraph writing-essay writing- note making-summarizing.UNIT – III 13Business communication-circular, agenda and minutes, email- enquiries, quotations- placing orders-clarification and complaints, job application , cover letter with resume.UNIT – IV 8Presentation skills- meetings- conducting and attending meetings.UNIT – V 8Preparing advertisements- brochures TOTAL 45TEXT BOOKS:1.Technical communication - principles and practice; Meenakshi raman and Sangeetha Sharma-OxfordUniversity press 2007Reference Book:1.Raymond V.Lesikar,John D. Pettit and Mary E Flatley-Basic communication ,Tata McGraw Hill, 1999. 30
  31. 31. ID 0106 MATERIALS & CONSTRUCTION - II L T P C 1 0 3 3PURPOSETo familiarize the students of Interior Design on material and construction methodologyINSTRUCTIONAL OBJECTIVESTo understand the construction of basic elements of an interior space such as walls & partitions, floors &roofs.UNIT- I WALLS - TYPES OF MASONRY 15Different types - Stone walls – random rubble, coursed rubble, square rubble, polygonal rubble & AshlaretcBrick masonry -Types of bonds - single & double Flemish bond, header bond, stretcher bond, rat trapbond, ornamental bonding.UNIT – II FLOORS 10Floor coverings- - softwood, hardwood- resilient flooring - linoleum, asphalt tile, vinyl, rubber, cork tiles -terrazzo , marble & granite – properties, uses & laying.Floor tiles- ceramic glazed, mosaic and cement tiles- properties, uses and laying, details for physicallyhandicapped.UNIT – III FALSE CEILING 15Construction of various kinds of false ceiling such as thermacol, plaster of paris, gypboard, metal sheets,glass and woodConstruction of domes, vaults, & other special ceilingsUNIT- IV WALL PANELING 10Paneling – Using wooden planks, laminated plywood, cork sheets, fibre glass wool & fabric for soundinsulation and wall paneling for thermal insulation.UNIT- IV FINISHES 10Paints- enamels, distempers, plastic emulsions, cement based paints- properties, uses and applications-painting on different surfaces – defects in painting , clear coatings & strains- varnishes, lacquer, shellac,wax polish & strains- properties, uses and applications. Special purpose paints- bituminous, luminous, fireretardant and resisting paints- properties, uses and applications TOTAL 60TEXTBOOKS1. S.C Rangwala – engineering materials – Charotar publishing, Anand 19822. W.B Mckay, building construction, VOL 1-4 , Longmans, u.k 19813. Laxmi publications Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, 1993.REFERENCE BOOKS1. Dr. B.C Punmia , building construction , Laxmi publications Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, 1993.2. M.S Shetty , concrete technology , S. Chand & co . Ltd ., New Delhi , 1986 . 31
  32. 32. ID 0108 GRAPHICS - II L T P C 1 0 3 3PURPOSEStudents should acquire knowledge of the various drawings, which effectively communicate their designs.INSTRUCTIONAL OBJECTIVESTo train the students in the field of interior perspective drawing and sciography. Presentation skills,Techniques for Construction as a tool towards effective visualization and presentation.UNIT - I MEASURED DRAWING 10Measured Drawing of Simple objects like Cupboards etc. and building components like Columns,Cornices, Doors, Windows etc.UNIT – II ISOMETRIC 15Isometric View: like Tables, Chairs, Cylindrical & Spherical elements etc.Axonometric View: like Interior views for living room, Toilet, Dining Room etc.UNIT – III PERSPECTIVE 20Perspective View: Principles and Visual Effect of three dimensional objects, Study of Picture plane,Station Point, Vanishing Point, Eye level etc.One point perspective for interiorsTwo point perspective for interiors.UNIT – IV SCIOGRAPHY 15Sciography : Principles of Shade and Shadow- Shade and Shadows of Architectural Elements in Interiors.Shadows of Circular/Cylindrical/Spherical elements. TOTAL 60TEXTBOOK1. Perspective & Sciography BY Shankar Mulik, Allied PublishersREFERENCE BOOKS1. Perspective Principles, M.G. Shah & K.M. Kale, Asia Publications, Mumbai2. Geometrical drawing for Art students, I.H. Morris, Orient Longman, Chennai3. Engineering Drawing, M.S. Kumar, D.D. Publications, Chennai 32
  33. 33. ID 0110 MODEL MAKING WORKSHOP L T P C 0 0 6 3PURPOSETo introduce the students to basics of Model making with various materials.INSTRUCTIONAL OBJECTIVESAcquisition of hands on experience in model - building.UNIT – I INTRODUCTION TO MODEL MAKING 8Introduction to concepts of model making and various materials used for model makingUNIT - II BLOCK MODELLING 12 Preparation of base for models using wood or boards Introduction to block models of buildings (or 3D Compositions) involving the usage of various materials like Thermocol, Soap/Wax, Boards, Clay etc.UNIT - III DETAILED MODELLING 20 Making detailed models which includes the representation of various building elements like Walls, Columns, Steps, Windows/glazing, Sunshades, Handrails using materials like Mountboard, Snow- white board, acrylic sheets. Representing various surface finishes like brick/stone representation, stucco finish etc. Various site elements – Contour representation, Roads/Pavements, Trees/Shrubs, Lawn, Water bodies, Street furniture, Fencing etc.UNIT - IV INTERIOR MODELS OF INTERIOR SPACES 25Making models of the various interior spaces such as Residences Offices Retail Spaces Recreational SpacesScaled models of furniture.UNIT – V CARPENTRY 25Introducing the techniques of planning, chiseling & jointing in timber to learn the use of hand tools.Exercise involving the design of simple furniture and making a model of the same. TOTAL 90REFERENCE BOOKS1. BENN, The book of the House, Ernest Benn Limited, London2. Jannsen, Constructional Drawings & Architectural models, Karl Kramer Verlag Stuttgart, 1973.3. Harry W.Smith, The art of making furniture in miniature, E.P.Duttor Inc., New York, 1982. 33
  34. 34. ID 0112 INTERIOR DESIGN STUDIO - II L T P C 0 0 12 6PURPOSETo introduce the basics of designing for Residential interiors and to develop skills required for the same.INSTRUCTIONAL OBJECTIVES To develop understanding of the scale, function and options existing when designing small-scale spaces in residences such as toilets, kitchens, living, bedrooms etc. Development of ideas with regard to false ceiling, wall paneling, flooring, floor coverings, curtains, windows, doors and other elements of residential interiors.UNIT – I KITCHENS 30Work triangle, planning for activity – anthropometrics – types of kitchen- Modular kitchens.Materials used in counters, shelves, worktops, washing areas & their comparative study.Lighting & colour scheme – natural & artificial light.UNIT – II TOILETS 30Anthropometry – various types of sanitary ware and their use – types of layouts – concepts in modern daytoilet interiors – materials & finishes – colour, texture & pattern.UNIT – III BEDROOMS & LIVING ROOMS 50Concepts in bedroom & living room interiors – various layout of these spaces – the use of furniture andaccessories to create a certain type of ambience – materials & finishes – lighting, colour & texture.UNIT – IV RESIDENCE 70Holistic concepts in residential interiors – ability to integrate various individual spaces into one theme –treatment of patios, courtyards, verandahs & other semi sheltered spaces – integration of built form andopen spaces. TOTAL 180REFERENCE BOOKS1. Designs for 20th century Interiors – Fiona Leolie, VH Publications, London, 2000.2. Interior Design; The New Freedom, Barbaralec Diamonstein, Rizzoli International Publications, New York, 1982.3. Interior Colour by Design, Jonathan Poore, Rockport Publishers, 1994.4. Worldwide Interiors – International Federation of Interior Architects & Designers, Rikuyo-Sha, Japan, 1987. 34
  35. 35. III SEMESTER ID 0201 FURNITURE DESIGN L T P C 3 0 0 3PURPOSETo provide the students knowledge on History of Furniture Design and various aspects involved in thedesign of furniture for various spaces.INSTRUCTIONAL OBJECTIVESTo help the students understand about the various anthropometric aspects, human factors & other designcriteria involved in the design of furnitures.To make the students understand about the various materials & technology involved in the making offurnitures.UNIT – I HISTORY OF FURNITURE DESIGN 8Furniture designs during Egyptian, Greek, Roman, Romanesque, Gothic, Renaissance, Industrial thRevolution – Contributions in the beginning of the 20 century by the four pioneer architects in furnituredesign – Bauhaus, De Stijl & other modern furniture designs.UNIT – II HUMAN FACTORS 9Study of Anthropometry & Design criteria involved in the design of Sofa, settee, couch, etc. Cot, bedside lockers, wardrobes Cupboards, shelves Bunk beds, study table Display furniture Furniture for the physically challengedUNIT – III PRINCIPLES OF DESIGN & DETAILINGS 9 Form – Colour - Symbols Materials & finishes – Wood, Glass, Metal, Plastics and Upholstery - include various finishes. Fabrication Techniques involved Multiple Utility Oriented Approaches to Furniture Design.UNIT – IV ROOM PLANS AND FURNITURE ARRANGEMENT 9Types of furniture – Built in furniture – Movable furniture – Systems furniture – Specially Designedfurniture – Readymade furniture – Modular, Knockdown & Economy Furniture.Traffic pattern and furniture layout for residence, commercial and office areasUNIT – V PROJECTS 10Designing & detailing of Residential Furniture – Seating, Sleeping, Storage & Children’s furniture Commercial furniture – Showcases, Counters, Display units, Restaurant furniture, Bar furniture Office furniture – Adjustable desks & storage, Mobile & Resilient chairs, Portable chairs, Movable Tables, Lounge seating. TOTAL 45REFERENCE BOOKS1. Interior Design, John F. Pile, Harry N.Abrams Inc Publishers, New York2. Interior Design Course, Mary Gilliat Coyran, Octopus Ltd., London3. The Encyclopaedia of Funriture, Joseph Aronson, Crwon Publishers, New York4. Interior Design & Decoration, Sherril Whiton, Prentice Hall5. Interior Design, Francis D.K. Ching, John Wiley & Sons, New York6. Office Furniture, Susan S.Szenasy, Facts on file Inc, New York7. Time Saver Standards for Interior Design, Joseph De Chiara, McGraw Hill, New York. 35
  36. 36. ID 0203 INTERIOR LANDSCAPE DESIGN L T P C 3 0 0 3PURPOSETo study the concepts of interior landscaping and their application in the design of interior spaces.INSTRUCTIONAL OBJECTIVES To develop an understanding about the design of interior landscape with special emphasis on the choice and care of plant materials used in the interior spaces. To study about the various landscaping elements and their application in interior spaces.UNIT – I INTERIOR LANDSCAPING 8Definition, classification of plants, indoor plants and their functions, layout & components, Floriculture –commercial, ornamental, Selection of plants & pest control.UNIT – II PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS OF PLANTS 9Physical requirements of plants – light, temperature, water, planting medium, soil separator, weight ofplants, acclimatization & maintenance.Techniques to meet physical requirements.UNIT – III INTERIOR LANDSCAPING ELEMENTS & PRINCIPLES 9Various interior landscaping elements – water bodies - pools, fountains, cascadesPlants, rocks, artifacts, paving & lighting, Design guidelines- plant texture & colour, plant height, plantspacing.UNIT – IV ROOF AND DECK LANDSCAPE 9Protection of the integrity of the roof and structure, provisions for drainage, light weight planting medium,irrigation, selection of materials, water proofing, provision for utilities and maintenance.UNIT – V EXERCISE ON INTERIOR LANDSCAPE 10 Courtyard design An outdoor room design Terrace garden TOTAL 45REFERENCE BOOKS1. Time saver standards for landscape architecture.2. Planting design by Theodore D.Walker,VNR Publications New York.3. Landscaping Principles and Practices by Jack E.Ingels,Delmar Publishers. 36
  37. 37. ID 0205 INTERIOR SERVICES – I (Plumbing) L T P C 3 0 0 3PURPOSETo expose the students to the basic principles of water supply and sanitation.INSTRUCTIONAL OBJECTIVESTo understand the need and applications of water supply and sanitation in buildings with exposure tovarious fixtures and fittings, water supply and sanitary installations at work sites.UNIT I WATER SUPPLY IN BUILDINGS 12Standard of portable water and methods of removal of impurities, Consumption or demand of water fordomestic purposes, Service connection from mains, House-service design, tube well, pumping of water,types of pumps, cisterns for storageUNIT II BUILDING DRAINAGE 12Layout, Principles of drainage, Trap type, materials and functions, Inspection chambers, Design of Septictanks and soak pits, Ventilation of house drainsAnti-syphonage or vent pipes, One and two pipe systemsSinks, bath tub, water closets, flushing cisterns, urinals, wash basins, bidet, shower panel etc.UNIT III PLUMBING 12Common hand tools used for plumbing and their description and uses, Joints for various types of pipes,Sanitary fitting standards for public conveniencesDifferent types of pipes and accessories for water supply, controlling fixtures like valves, taps, etc. Fittingsand Choice of materials for piping: cast iron, steel, wrought iron, galvanized lead, copper, cementconcrete and asbestos pipes, PVC pipesSizes of pipes and taps for house drainage, Testing drainage pipes for leakage - smoke test, water testetc, CI pipes for soil disposal and rain water drainage, Wrought iron, steel and brass pipes.Rain water disposal drainage pipes spouts, sizes of rainwater pipesUNIT IV SOLID WASTE DISPOSAL 5Solid wastes collection and removal from buildings. On-site processing and disposal methods. Aerobicand Anaerobic decompositionUNIT V SERVICES STUDIO 4Preparation of plumbing layout of a single storey building & working drawings of various fittings andfixtures of water supply and sanitary installations. TOTAL 45TEXTBOOK 1. S.C. Rangwala, Water supply and sanitary engineering, Charotar publishing houseREFERENCE BOOKS1. Charangith shah, Water supply and sanitary engineering , Galgotia Publishers2. A Kamala & DL Kanth Rao, Environmental Engineering, Tata McGraw – Hill publishing Company Limited3. Technical teachers Training Institute (Madras), Environmental Engineering, Tata McGraw – Hill publishing Company Limited4. Marrimuthu, Murugesan, Padmini, Balasubramanian, Environmental Engineering, Pratheeba publishers 37
  38. 38. ID 0207 MATERIALS & CONSTRUCTION - III L T P C 1 0 3 3PURPOSETo familiarize the students of Interior Design on material and construction methodologyINSTRUCTIONAL OBJECTIVESTo understand the various components of interior space as doors, windows, staircases.UNIT- I DOORS 10Types including, openable, sliding, folding pivoted Lodged and braced, paneled doors, glazed doors,Joinery details for doors.UNIT – II PARTITIONS 10Details of fixed, sliding and sliding and folding partitions with wood, steel and aluminium frames & panelsin glass, particle board, MDF, gypboard and plywood.UNIT – III TIMBER WINDOWS 10Types – Casement, fixed, horizontal sliding, vertical sliding, pivoted, and top hung types Ventilators- top hung, bottom hung, pivoted, louvered, fixed types.Joinery details for windows, ventilatorsUNIT – IV WINDOWS IN STEEL AND ALUMINIUM 15Details of sliding and openable windows in aluminium and steel frames with glazed panelsUNIT – VSTAIRCASE 15Types according to profile – straight flight, doglegged, quarter turn, half turn, bifurcated, spiral & helical.Types based on materials (timber, wood, steel, synthetic materials).Details of handrails & balusters.Designing and detailing for physically handicapped TOTAL 60TEXTBOOKS1. S.C Rangwala – engineering materials – Charotar publishing, Anand 19822. W.B Mckay, building construction, VOL 1-4 , Longmans, u.k 19813. Laxmi publications Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, 1993.REFERENCE BOOKS1. Dr. B.C Punmia , building construction , Laxmi publications Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, 1993.2. M.S Shetty , concrete technology , S. Chand & co . Ltd ., New Delhi , 1986 . 38
  39. 39. IV SEMESTER ID 0209 COMPUTER APPLICATIONS IN DESIGN - I L T P C 1 0 3 3PURPOSETo provide the student of Interior Design a foundation in the techniques of drafting using computer as atool.INSTRUCTIONAL OBJECTIVES To help the student understand the technology of computer and its terminology. To enable the student to understand the applications of the software and graphic system.UNIT – I INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER AIDED 2D DRAFTING 10Understanding the use of drawing tools, object editing, drawing objects, filing and setting drawing units,scales, limits that size and dimensioning, lettering. Setting up of drawing of various simple objects withcomplete text and dimensioning.UNIT – II ADVANCE COMPUTER AIDED 2D DRAFTING 20Advance command programming – Transparent overlays, hatching utilities, assigned colour and line type,use of multi-line, style, block, symbol library, manipulation for accurate drawings, incorporating the abovementioned utilities.UNIT – III PRODUCTIVITY TOOLS 15Introduction to tools of productivity – Blocks, slide facilities, script files and attributes. Understandingconcepts of View port, concept of object linking and editing session.UNIT – IV INTRODUCTION TO 3D DRAFTING 15Introduction to 3D modeling techniques and construction planes, drawing objects, 3D surfaces, setting upelevation and thickness, and use of dynamic projections. Solid modeling with driving, primitive commandand Boolean operations. Use of region modeling & solid modifiers. TOTAL 60REFERENCE BOOKS1. V. Rajaraman, principles of Computer Programming – Prentice Hall of India2. Byron S.Gottfried, Theory and Problems of Programming with C.Schaum’s outline series, McGraw Hill Publishing Co.3. Auto CAD Reference Manual – Autodesk UNC, 19984. Sham Tickoo, Understanding Auto CAD – 14 39
  40. 40. ID 0211 INTERIOR DESIGN STUDIO - III L T P C 0 0 14 7PURPOSETo introduce the basics of designing for Retail interiors and to develop skills required for the same.INSTRUCTIONAL OBJECTIVES The course concentrates on larger scale spaces with an emphasis on planning commercial spaces. The main aim is to develop visually literate students who are proficient at analytical thinking, conceptualization and the problem-inquiry, solution cycle. The course also examines the connection between abstract design principles and the physical and visual environments.UNIT – I SHOPS 60 Planning for retail activity – anthropometrics – types of Shop layouts Modular units.Materials used in counters, shelves, worktops, their comparative study.Lighting & colour scheme – natural & artificial light.UNIT – II COMMERICIAL SPACES 60The art of selling-displays/products/marketing, design of display units, design of boutiques, showrooms.Concepts in modern day Retail interiors – materials & finishes – colour, texture & pattern.UNIT – III SHOPPING MALLS 90Product display – windows/internal displays/hierarchy of product display/power of visualcommunication/graphicsExhibition spaces – display for exhibitionLighting design for commercial spaces – task/display/atmospheric/focal lightingColoring commercial spaces – coding/decoding/visual communicationDesign of commercial Environments such as Malls, Shopping Arcades Etc. TOTAL 210REFERENCE BOOKS1. Designs for 20th century Interiors – Fiona Leolie, VH Publications, London.2. Interior Design; The New Freedom, Barbaralec Diamonstein, Rizzoli International Publications, New York, 1982.3. Interior Colour by Design, Jonathan Poore, Rockport Publishers, 1994.4. Worldwide Interiors – International Federation of Interior Architects & Designers, Rikuyo-Sha, Japan, 1987. 40
  41. 41. IV SEMESTER ID 0202 LIGHTING AND COLOUR IN INTERIORS L T P C 3 0 0 3PURPOSEStudents should acquire knowledge of the various types of lightings to effectively communicate theirdesigns and understand the effect of various lights on colours and textures.INSTRUCTIONAL OBJECTIVES To help the student understand day lighting and technology of artificial lighting. To equip the student to understand and successfully apply lighting techniques with colour effects.UNIT - I INTRODUCTION TO DAY LIGHTING 8Nature of light – Wavelength, Photometric quantities – intensity, Flux, illumination and luminence, visualefficiency, sources of light, day light factor concept, design sky concept, day lighting requirements.UNIT – II ARTIFICIAL LIGHTING 9Electric lamps – incandescent, fluorescent, sodium vapour, mercury, halogen and neon. Different types oflights in interior and exterior - task lighting, special purpose lighting. Calculation of artificial lighting,guidelines for lighting design, Glare in artificial lighting.UNIT – III EFFECT OF COLOR IN LIGHTING 8Colors, color schemes - Monochromatic, analogous, complementary colour schemes, triadic and tetradicschemes, effects of color in different areas, color temperature, psycological effects of colour in interiors,factors affecting colour, Prang theory – Colour wheel, Munsell system and Oswald system.UNIT - IV LUMINARES & FIXTURES 10Definition, different luminaries for lighting, lighting control system- benefits & application,Impact of lighting, fixture types - free standing or portable, fixed, light fixture control.Lighting accessories- switches, sockets, fused connection units, lamp holders, ceiling roses etc.UNIT - V CASESTUDY 10Study of projects based on different lighting concepts used in interiors and exteriors. TOTAL 45REFERENCE BOOK1. The Art of living- Randall whitehead,2. Lighting design, source book- Randall whitehead,3. Light right- M.K.Halpeth, T.Senthil kumar, G.Harikumar4. Concepts of lighting, Lighting design in Architecture- Torquil Barker 41
  42. 42. ID 0204 FURNITURE CONSTRUCTION AND DETAILING L T P C 3 0 0 3PURPOSETo familiarize the students of Interior Design on materials used in furniture and its construction anddetailingINSTRUCTIONAL OBJECTIVESDuring this semester students will focus on the craft of the Furniture -Maker, utilizing state of-the-industryprocedures and equipment. Emphasis will be on wood and wooden products as a construction mediumUNIT – I INTRODUCTION TO WOOD 8Wood as a building material: Identification, selection, application, types of wood, commercialClassification, nomenclature, structure Anatomy and Ultra structure, Conversion figure and naturaldefects, availability of wood products, wood based panels such as plywood , MDF, HDF, Particle board ,pre laminated boards etc .UNIT – II THE BASICS OF FURNITURE CONSTRUCTION & TOOLS 8Measurement and measurement systems, Furniture Construction: Drawers, Cadenza, dining chairs,sofa, settee, cots detail. Preparation for finishing, Furniture Materials Specifying timber, finishes etc .Detailed construction drawings & explaining construction and material finishes.UNIT – III PLYWOOD CONSTRUCTION TECHNIQUES 9Plywood as a building material, Layout techniques and machining plans.Fabrication techniques - stapling, gluing.Furniture Joinery - screw joinery, nail joinery, Mortise & tenon joints, Dovetail joints, Dowel joints, Edgejoints.UNIT – IV MODULAR KITCHENS 10Modular kitchens, components basis of Construction involving, layouts, carcase, hardware selection,fixing details finishes and special types such as tall units, grain trolleys, and carousels fold outs etc.A detailed project involving the design of a small kitchen using modular components.UNIT – V FURNITURE MODEL MAKING 10Preparation of block models of furniture using wood, boards, leather, fabric, thermacol, clay, soap/waxetc. TOTAL 45TEXT BOOKS1.S. C. Rangwala - Engineering materials - Charotar Publishing, Anand2.Francis D. K. Ching - Building Construction Illustrated, VNR, 1975,3.Fevicol Furniture seriesREFERENCE BOOKS1.W.B.Mckay –Building construction Vol1 –Longmans, UK 19812.W.B.Mckay –Building construction Vol 3 –Longmans, UK 1981 42
  43. 43. ID 0206 INTERIOR SERVICES – II L T P C 3 0 0 3PURPOSETo expose the students to the basic principles of air conditioning,acoustics,electrification and mechanicalservices.INSTRUCTIONAL OBJECTIVESTo understand the need and applications of airconditioning, acoustics, electrification and mechanicalservices in buildings with exposure to various systems, methods and fixtures.UNIT I BASIC CONCEPTS AND SYSTEM COMPONENTS IN AIR CONDITIONING 8Vapour compression cycle – Compressors – Evaporators – Refrigerant control devices – Electric motors– Air handling units – Cooling towers.UNIT – II AIR-CONDITIONING SYSTEM AND APPLICATIONS 10Window type and packaged air conditioners – Chilled water plants – Fan coiled systems – Water piping –Cooling load.- Air-conditioning systems for different types of buildings – Duct lay out etc.UNIT III FIRE SAFETY 9Mechanism of fire spread in building and prevention – Fire safety standards – Concepts in fire protection-Fire fighting installation and requirements - Heat sensitive detectors – Smoke detectors – Automatic watersprinkler system- Foam systems.UNIT IV ACOUSTICS AND SOUND INSULATION 9 Room acoustics- resonance, reverberation, echo, reverberation time, simple exercise using Sabine’sformula.- Acoustical requirements of different types of building. -Sound absorption, absorption co-efficientand their measurements, Absorbing materials used and their choices, exercises involving reverberationtime and absorption co-efficient. Sound insulation materialsUNIT V ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS 9Single/Three phase supply – Protective devices in electrical installation –– ISI Specifications - Types ofwires, Wiring systems and their choice – Planning electrical wiring for building interiors – Main anddistribution boards- Typical Electrical layout for interiors. TOTAL 45REFERENCE BOOKS 1. M.H.Lulla, Air conditioning 2. V.K.Jain, Fire Safety in Buildings. 3. Peter templeton & Saunders – Detailing for architectural acoustics – Architectural press, 1994 4. R.G.Hopkinson and J.D.Kay, the Lighting of Buildings, Faber and Faber, London,196 43
  44. 44. ID 0208 WORKSHOP L T P C 0 1 3 3PURPOSETo expose the students to the basic principles of fabrication of furniture, doors, windows etc.INSTRUCTIONAL OBJECTIVESTo understand the basic methods of furniture making with focus on hands on methods regardingworkshop practices in wood, metal, plastic, textiles etc.UNIT I WOOD WORKSHOP 20The safe and efficient use of the tools of the trade, Hand tools, portable power tools, Stationary powertools, Materials, Hardware. Safe working practices in a workshop. Joineries in wood – lap, butt, dowell,tenon & mortise, dovetail, etc. Exercises in plywood joinery.UNIT II METAL WORKSHOP 20Cutting, planning, drilling and lathing of steel sections used in furniture. Aluminium sections and their usein doors, windows and partitions, Welding practice.UNIT III FABRIC WORKSHOP 10Familiarity with different types of fabrics and their properties – methods of cutting and sewing ofupholstery fabrics - various types of foam and cushions and their applicability in furniture making.UNIT IV PAINT WORKSHOP 10Techniques of spray painting of enamel paint on metal and wood surfaces – varnishing and lacqueringetc. TOTAL 60REFERENCE BOOKS 1. Joints used in wood furniture – ISI – IS 3845 – 1966. 2. Pete Silver et al – Fabrication, the designers guide – Architectural press, London 2006. 3. Albert C Smith - Architectural model as machine – Architectural press, oxford 2004. 44
  45. 45. ID 0210 COMPUTER APPLICATIONS IN DESIGN II L T P C 1 0 3 3PURPOSETo enhance the visualizing skills of the students by exposing them to the latest modeling software’s.INSTRUCTIONAL OBJECTIVESTo familiarize the students with the concepts of 3D modeling. To enable them to experiment with forms,mapping, rendering and presentation techniquesUNIT I INTRODUCTION TO 3DS MAX 12An overview of GUI, types of modeling, transforming objects, Compound objects, modifiers & modifierstack.UNIT II MODELLING TECHNIQUES 12Lathing, displacement, lofting, Boolean operations using standard and compound primitives, modelingwith lofts, low polygon modeling and nurbs modeling.UNIT III TEXTURES AND TEXTURE MAPPING 12Using material editor, material browser, mapping texturesUNIT IV RENDERING 12Lighting, cameras and render effects, environment mapping, fogs and atmospheres.UNIT V PHOTOSHOP 12Photoshop interface, creating and saving images, basic image editing, Photoshop tool box and tools,using layers, special effects. TOTAL 60TEXT BOOKS1. 3DS MAX- Advanced 3D modeling and animation – C & M, CADD CentreREFERENCE BOOKS1. 3DS MAX 8 Bible – Kelly C.Murdock2. Photoshop CS Bible – Deke McClelland3. Adobe Photoshop 7.0 classroom in a book – Adobe creative team 45
  46. 46. ID 0212 INTERIOR DESIGN STUDIO - IV L T P C 0 0 14 7PURPOSETo introduce the basics of designing for office interiors and to develop skills required for the same.INSTRUCTIONAL OBJECTIVES The course concentrates on three stages of work spaces with an emphasis on planning office spaces. The main aim is to develop visually literate students who are proficient at analytical thinking, conceptualization and the problem-inquiry, solution cycle. The course also examines the connection between abstract design principles and the physical and visual environments.UNIT – I CONSULTING OFFICE FOR PROFESSIONAL PRACTIONER 90 Planning for small office – office of architects, interior designers, lawyer, and auditor – individual layouts,Modular units .play with levels.Lighting & colour scheme – natural & artificial light.UNIT – II CORPORATE OFFICE 120Interior designing for multi functional, multi level planning, design and detailing of various work spaces,interactions zones.Design of corporate Environments such as BPO, corporate office TOTAL 210REFERENCE BOOKS1.Designs for 20th century Interiors – Fiona Leolie, VH Publications, London.2.Interior Design; The New Freedom, Barbaralec Diamonstein, Rizzoli International Publications, NewYork, 1982.3.Interior Colour by Design, Jonathan Poore, Rockport Publishers, 1994.4.Worldwide Interiors – International Federation of Interior Architects & Designers, Rikuyo-Sha, Japan,1987. 46