Green design strategies for interior fit out projects
What you will learn:
Implement green design strategies in practice
Select materials based on sustainability criteria
Use technical language with confidence
This is a beginner level course focused on interior fit outs. You do not need any prior experience or knowledge about sustainability, but being familiar with interior works will be helpful.
This course is approved for 1 GBCI Continuation Education (CE) credit.
Interior designing or interior fit out projects have large variation in type and scale. Some components such as daylight, electric lighting, water use, material use and indoor environmental quality are common in all kind of projects. This course introduces simple measurable aspects for each of these components using which the sustainability quotient for a project can be assessed.
Design is very subjective. But sustainability can be objective and measurable. You will learn about concepts that are applicable irrespective of the design language.
If you have work experience as a designer and are interested in learning about sustainability, you will be able to quickly apply the concepts covered in this course in your practice.
I have designed this course in short lectures covering each topic in a simple and easy to understand language. There are 5 lectures in this course with 1 hour of video content. I have included exercises and some simple calculations within the lectures to help you reinforce the concepts.
Towards the end, you will learn about a sustainability matrix that can be used as a decision making tool for selecting materials that has the best sustainability score.
Who is this course for:
If you are an interior designer and want to go green, this is right course to get started with.
If you are involved in interior fit out work in any capacity, you will find strategies for various aspects that can be implemented in practice
This course is also for owners who want to implement sustainable design strategies in their space.
What does this course include:
1 hour on-demand video
Full lifetime access
Access on mobile and TV
Certificate of completion
" I have a PhD in Environmental Chemistry so I know what I am talking about. This course is GREAT! It really gives a lot of info and knowledge while keeping the notions easy to understand even for people with little or no previous knowledge. Strongly recommended! "
"Good balance of text to visuals. Also calculations to examples. Not overloaded with acronyms!!! "
"Well instructed and designed course."
"Great course to give an overview of all factors to influence sustainability of interiors"
- Emanuela Cepoiu
"I'm Loving this course so far - am learning so much in terms of measure-ability of the sustainability of an interior."
"Great course ,very useful and a good start for sustainable interiors knowledge. "
"A good introduction, put in a straight forward easy to follow format. "
"Learned the basics in a simple way. "