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Interior Design / Building Preservation

Module name (EN): Interior Design / Building Preservation
Degree programme: Architecture, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2013
Module code: B-A-2.1
SAP-Submodule-No.: P120-0074, P120-0075
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 4VU (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 6
Semester: 4
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Interior Design: Term paper (50%)
Building Preservation: Term paper (50%)

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
B-A-2.1 (P120-0074, P120-0075) Architecture, Bachelor, ASPO 01.10.2013, semester 4, mandatory course
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 180 hours (equivalent to 6 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 135 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
B-A-1.3 Sociocultural Aspects of Design
B-A-1.4 Architectural Design and Urban Development
B-A-4.2 CAD 1 / Technical Drawing

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Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Eve Hartnack
Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Eve Hartnack

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Learning outcomes:
Interior design:
After successfully completing this module, students will have acquired basic knowledge in different areas of interior design and interior finishing. Students will have extensive knowledge in the fields of interior design and interior finishing. They will be able to analyze architectural compositions, determine typologies and use interior design tools in a functional and creative manner.
The overall aim is to acquire the ability to recognize the interrelationships between function, interior design and building design and to demonstrate the implementationof this in one´s own design.
Biulding preservation:
The learning objective is an introduction to building preservation, its significance and its organization, especially in the Saar-Lor-Lux region, explanation of the fields of activity in historical preservation and their implementation in the project.
Overall learning objective: Students should combine their specialized knowledge with the solution approach to their project B-A-1.5

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Module content:
Interior design:
Students will receive an overview of different areas of interior design such as housing, public buildings, temporary structures, furniture and product development, as well as the complex means involved in interior design. Functional typologies, construction principles and use of materials will be introduced for the areas of interior design, flexible fixtures and furniture construction. This includes knowledge about material, colour and structure,
surface and texture, daylight and artificial light.
Biulding preservation:
The goal of historical preservation and building preservation are the documentation and care of historical cultural objects. This is based on an understanding of history that sees the current situation of the cultural society as part of a historical development, which in turn is a prerequisite for present conditions.
History and importance of preserving buildings in Germany and the Saar-Lor-Lux region, theory of building preservation, the term "monument", the value of buildings and building preservation objectives
Fields of activity in the preservation of buildings: Building research, inventory, practical building preservation, the organization of building preservation in Germany and the Saar-Lor-Lux region.
Connection to the module content in the Module B-A-1.5 "Refurbishment of Existing Buildings".

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Teaching methods/Media:
Excursions and joint project-integrated design work
Individual or group works in groups of up to 2 people

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Recommended or required reading:
Huse, Norbert: Denkmalpflege. Deutsche Texte aus drei Jahrhunderten
Kiesow, Gottfried: Einführung in die Denkmalpflege
Petzet, Michael; Gert Mader: Praktische Denkmalpflege
Thomas, Horst: Denkmalpflege für Architekten und Ingenieure,
as well as various trade journals (AIT, MD, Design Report); publication series from the German National Committee for Monument Protection and many other publications Technical books (construction atlases, furniture construction)

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