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An Introduction to Housing Design and Interior Architecture

 

Course overview

Interior architecture encompasses the creative, technical and material creation of primarily commercial interior environments. A growth area is the commercial development of housing for a variety of markets including student accommodation, the elderly and to improve accessibility and sustainability.

You explore the key concepts and language of interior architecture from brief to realisation and methods of visualising and communicating your creative ideas.

Winter university

Start date: Starts Tuesday 18 January, Tuesdays for eight weeks, 6.00pm-9.00pm

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You can study up to 30 credits at Winter University and you can select up to three modules on the same application form. If you would like to add a module later, or change one of your choices, then please email winter.university@tees.ac.uk.

Age restriction
Due to the content and delivery of our Winter University courses, it is advised that applicants are aged 16+ at the time of enrolment. if you are under the age of 18 you must be accompanied at your Winter University classes by a parent or a responsible adult to act in the capacity of a parent (in loco parentis). Your designated adult may need to undergo an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check

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Where you study

This course is delivered on-campus.

 

Course details

What you study

- contexts of contemporary architecture, housing, people and design
- design visualisation, plans, elevations and sections
- materials, colour, lighting, scale and considering building regulations
- creating spatial environments, planning and circulation
- project presentation and reflective learning

How you are assessed

You are assessed through a portfolio of creative work (100%).

 
 

Entry requirements

Entry requirements

Equipment required
- paper (A4 plain paper and tracing paper, if possible A3)
- architectural metric scale ruler (including scales 1:50, 1:100, 1:200)
- pencils for technical drawing and sketching (H, 2H or a propelling pencil for technical drawing; B, 2B, or 4B for sketching)
- tape measure
- drafting tape (or sellotape)
- a set square (standard math set, with compass, protractor, ruler and two set squares is perfectly adequate)

International applicants must have an IELTS overall score of 5.5 or higher.

Age restriction
Due to the content and delivery of our Winter University courses, it is advised that applicants are aged 16+ at the time of enrolment. if you are under the age of 18 you must be accompanied at your Winter University classes by a parent or a responsible adult to act in the capacity of a parent (in loco parentis). Your designated adult may need to undergo an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check

 
 

Part-time

2022/23 entry

  • Length: Credits: 10, Level: 4, Fees: £50.00
  • Start date: Starts Tuesday 18 January, Tuesdays for eight weeks, 6.00pm-9.00pm

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