The American University in Cairo (Interior Design)


University
2018-01-17 11:35:35
New Cairo
Egypt
Cairo Governorate 11835, Egypt
+20 2 26151000
Description

Program Requirements
Candidates for the certificate must complete:

  • Five core courses (including a final design project course)
  • One elective course

Admission Requirements
Participants will be admitted based on instructor approval. The typical requirements for admission are a bachelor's degree in architecture or substantial professional experience in the domain of interior design. For more information on registration, email ess@aucegypt.edu or call 20.2.2615.4333.

Program Overview
Each course in this program focuses on a different aspect of the interior design process. The topics covered in the program include:

  • Human factors: ambient environment and psychological effects
  • Design for sensorial qualities
  • History and theory of the interior
  • Interior materials and finishing elements
  • Design graphics, visualization, and presentation techniques
  • Professional practice: creating an interior design project
  • A design workshop where creative thinking and individual ideas are developed in a design studio

Program Objectives
After completing the diploma participants should be able to:

  • Understand the conceptual and design aspects of interior design.
  • Integrate human and functional requirements into design decisions of interior spaces
  • Understand aesthetic design criteria and space qualities that improve utilization of interior spaces
  • Identify and proper use of interior design styles
  • Understand the basis of finishing materials selection and components suitable for different interior applications and the associated implications
  • Analyse existing interior spaces and be able to functionally and aesthetically improve their utilization
  • Design simple interior spaces successfully
  • Communicate and present effectively interior design projects

Course Information
Courses consist of 45 hours, with sessions meeting on Saturdays. 

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