Course Summary

INAD- INTERIOR ARCHITECTURE COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

1. YEAR / FIRST SEMESTER

 INAD 101 Basic Design I

This course, which is prepared within the scope of basic design principles, aims to transfer basic design principles and concepts to students through application. Starting with the smallest element of design, the point, learning the dynamics of all visual forms by experimenting is the main goal. All basic principles and elements that fall within the scope of visual perception are transferred to students through theoretical and practical bases.

DSGN 101 Research Methods in Design

The aim of the course is to focus on the basic quantitative and qualitative research methods in design studies. The course will build on the skills needed to conduct a research and emphasize that research findings are critically evaluated. Quantitative and qualitative content analysis, sampling and interview techniques, discourse analysis and semiotic analysis are subjects of the course.

INAD 103 Technical Drawing I

A technical drawing is an image drawn according to certain rules and standards, which contain all the information about a part, shape, dimensions and other properties desired to be produced. In this course, the aim is to teach students the geometry of the objects imagined in the space with their projections.

INAD 105 Mathematics and Geometry in Design

The design, the shapes and elements of the space geometry, is transferred precisely and in a proper manner (on paper) geometrically. This course aims to reinforce technical drawing knowledge with mathematical calculations and to develop perception and third dimension concepts in design.

INAD 107 Presentation and Narrative Techniques

While this course evaluates both two-dimensional and three-dimensional presentation techniques it also cites the materials necessary for these presentations. This course aims to relay conceptual knowledge related to drawing techniques and graphical communication, and practical experience.

SOFL 101 Academic English I

 

1. YEAR / SECOND SEMESTER

 INAD 102 Basic Design II (pre-requisite ARCH 101)

This course is a continuation of Basic design I course. It is prepared within the scope of basic design principles, aims to transfer basic design principles and concepts to students through application. Starting with the smallest element of design, the point, learning the dynamics of all visual forms by experimenting is the main goal. All basic principles and elements that fall within the scope of visual perception are transferred to students through theoretical and practical bases.

INAD 104 Technical Drawing II (pre-requisite ARCH 103)

A technical drawing is an image drawn according to certain rules and standards, which contain all the information about a part, shape, dimensions and other properties desired to be produced. In this course, the aim is to teach students the geometry of the objects imagined in the space with their projections. This course, which is the second of the series, is given students with the support of mathematics and geometry information.

DSGN 102 History of Design I

Design History I course aims to convey general cultural knowledge related to design within the context of art. In this course, which covers the period from primitive periods to the establishment of civilizations, to the middle ages, students learn how ‘the art’ reshapes itself according to the cultural characteristics that represent the development processes and civilizations.

At the same time, students also comprehend that awareness of the history of art is essential in art and design domain.

INAD 106 Interior Detailing

This course aims to teach the solution of the problems in terms of interior detailing principles by examining the interior concepts and to provide them with a general knowledge, skills and analysis ability in detailing. Working with wood and wood surfaces and creating different framing techniques; doors, windows and their connection to the main frame are some of the subjects examined in this course where students are expected to develop drawings of interior details.

INAD 108 Model Making

In this course students will explore the techniques for designing and implementing architectural models using examples from both architectural and artistic applications. Different techniques and materials in model making are also explored along with the concepts of texture and color according to the function or the properties of the models to be produced.

SOFL 102 Academic English II

 

2. YEAR / THIRD SEMESTER

 DGSN 201 History of Design II (pre-requisite DSGN 102)

Design History II course aims to convey knowledge of general culture related to design and art. From early to late Renaissance and then to the modern art, students learn how design evolves and changes according to the cultural qualities that represent civilizations. At the same time, students also realize the importance of history of art in art and design

INAD 201 Interior Architecture Design Studio I (pre-requisite ARCH 102)

The aim of this course is to provide students with interior design and editing skills and to improve their presentation techniques and skills. Within the scope of the course, a small space with adequate building quality and interior comfort is studied where the user requirements and space-function relation considered.

INAD 205 Perspective

This course provides a general knowledge, skill and presentation on elements of perspective. Three-dimensional design, transfer of information via drawing methods and techniques and development of further drawing skills; the structure of the models to be designed, the examination of the concepts of drawing according to their functions or properties constitute the course content.

INAD 207 Spatial Knowledge

The aim of this course is to convey basic information about space planning and design process with theoretical knowledge and applications, and to give them the skill of expressing their design with drawing. By focusing on various definitions of space planning and design, the design concept is conveyed through various examples and narratives. Anthropometry, human, function, scale, form, structure, application and use of space are expressed at a residential scale via drawings.

INAD 209 Computer Aided Design I

It is aimed that the student can draw projects in computer environment. The use of computer aided design for architectural drawings and projects constitutes the content of the course. Architectural building, objects, furniture are within the scope of this course. The course aims to provide information on two and three-dimensional graphics techniques and emphasizes the application of these techniques using virtual technologies such as CAD (Computer Aided Design).

 

2. YEAR / FOURTH SEMESTER

 INAD 204 Interior Architecture Design Studio II (pre-requisite INAD 201)

In this course, students achieve a comprehension of a space in three dimension that has sufficient design quality, interior comfort, and a design formation with a respect to its surroundings and environment. At the end of the semester, the students will achieve the required skills to analyse a mid-size space (residential and commercial) with the specified qualities and to present their design in detail.

INDD 206 Structural Elements I

This course aims to introduce the masonry structure systems which is the most basic supporting system. General structure and construction concepts, development of structures in historical process; classification of building systems, load bearing systems and walls, wall cavities (beam, arch, lintel, jambs, sills and thresholds, etc.); ground and structure relations (soil types, assessment methods), moisture problems and insulation; classification of foundations (slab on grade, piles and etc.); earthquake effect and earthquake regulation in constructions; different roof systems are to be investigated.

INAD 208 Materials

The aim of this course is; to understand the basic materials used in construction and different type of building products which are developed in parallel with today’s technology, design and application characteristics of these products and how to choose the right product for a specific design accordingly. The materials used in the buildings are examined separately according to their properties and their application within the interiors. Examples related to each material are shared with to the students and the relationship between the material and the design is visually established.

INAD 210 Computer Aided Design II

This course follows INAD 209 and aims that the student can draw projects in computer environment. The use of computer aided design for architectural drawings and projects constitutes the content of the course. Architectural building, objects, furniture are within the scope of this course. The course aims to provide information on two and three-dimensional graphics techniques and emphasizes the application of these techniques using virtual technologies such as CAD (Computer Aided Design).

INAD 212 History of Architecture I

This course aims to achieve an understanding of the historical development of architecture within the context of geographical, political, sociocultural and aesthetic requirements of societies. The course is a survey of the history of architecture, from the prehistoric to the Gothic period, and explores the developments in the field of architecture and its concurrent relationships with the social, economic and cultural environment.

INAD 214 Internship I (Office)

The internship series are designed as a trasition medium from education to the profession and aims the students to acquire and reinforce the knowledge integrity, judgment, skills, discipline and quest for learning that must serve the architect for a lifetime. Students conduct their first internship in a professional office.

TUDI 202 Turkish I

 

3. YEAR / FIFTH SEMESTER

 INAD 301 Interior Architecture Design Studio III (pre-requisite INAD 202)

This semester’s design studio focuses on institutional and commercial interior space design. The aim is to develop the student’s ability to achieve an architectural identity and artistic style by defining different functions and different requirements, by analysing space-function relations, by forming functional and spatial composition and by understanding the service and mechanical systems. Students are also expected to express their final design decisions using contemporary graphic techniques.

INAD 303 Computer Aided Design III

This course aims to develop the skills of students to design and model in 3D digital environment where students are equipped with the tools of digital design in interior architecture.

INAD 305 Structural Elements II

The aim of this course is; to acquire the desired knowledge for design and construction by teaching a simple reinforced concrete structural frame. Structural concepts (foundation, stairs, wall, slabs and roofs) are examined and detailed examples are applied in order to design a reinforced concrete structure in detail.

INAD 307 History of Architecture II

This course follows ARCH 131 Architecture History and Theory I course and aims to achieve an understanding of the historical development of architecture within the context of geographical, political, sociocultural and aesthetic requirements of societies. The course is a survey of the history of architecture from the Gothic period to the period of enlightenment and explores the developments in the field of architecture and its concurrent relationships with the social, economic and cultural environment.

INAD 309 Structure in Design

The course supports abstract thinking in the space organization by exploring the relations between design, function, structure, material, technology and form, geometrical theories and techniques and physical determinants used in designing two and three-dimensional products; transferring basic principles to for analyzing and synthesizing the whole. Basic concepts about structure, strength, durability, material, technology, form and structure relation; the basic principles of structural design in the course of historical development, traditional and contemporary structures, carving, cracking, stacking, skeleton, shell/surface, space frame, suspension-tension, tent and pneumatic systems, space and product design.

TUDI 301 Turkish II

 

3. YEAR / SIXTH SEMESTER

 INAD 302 Interior Architecture Design Studio III (pre-requisite INAD 301)

The aim of this course is to develop the ability to acquire an architectural identity and artistic style in a space that will be designed through medium-sized public spaces with less complex functions, and to acquire the ability to express a unique architectural style. The definition of different functions, the determination of different requirements, the interaction between physical environment and people, the analysis of human-space-function relationship, the formation of functional and original spatial composition containing service areas and circulation system, the detailed analysis of interior, surface texture, selection of original furniture and illumination are part of the course. Students are also expected to express their final design decisions using contemporary graphic techniques.

INAD 304 Ergonomics

For people to work healthily, safely and efficiently in their workplaces factors such as work place and necessary equipment, sound, lighting, environmental temperature and systems for work organization and management should be regulated to the structural, dimensional and psychological characteristics of human being so that people can work in their workplaces healthy, safe and productive. The main task of ergonomics is to carry out a work arrangement in line with the above objectives. In a sense, ergonomics can be defined as the arrangement of work in accordance with the characteristics of a person. The aim of the course is to make use of this information in the field of interior architecture.

INAD 300 Internship II (Field) (pre-requisite INAD 200)

The internship series are designed as a trasition medium from education to the profession and aims the students to acquire and reinforce the knowledge integrity, judgment, skills, discipline and quest for learning that must serve the architect for a lifetime. Students conduct their second internship on a construction site managed by a professional construction and arhcitecture company.

AIIT 302 Ataturk’s Principles and History of Turkish Revolution

XXX 000 Area Elective I

XXX 000 Area Elective2

  

4. YEAR / SEVENTH SEMESTER

 INAD 401 Interior Architecture Design Studio IV (pre-requisite INAD 302)

The aim of this course is to make a medium-size project that will reveal the student’s original design ability. Students’ design should focus on to developing an architectural identity and artistic style, and to ensure that the original identity created is consistent. The definition of different functions, the determination of different requirements, the interaction between physical environment and people, the analysis of human-space-function relationship, the formation of functional and original spatial composition containing service areas and circulation system, the detailed analysis of interior, surface texture, selection of original furniture and illumination are part of the course. Students are also expected to express their final design decisions using contemporary graphic techniques.

INAD 403 Lighting

This course aims to make the interior architect conscious of the application of light in space in order to ensure that the objects and the surroundings are in harmony with the overall design. The main purpose is understanding the effect of light in space and to choose the right method for illumination. Lighting technology as a science and art is based on data and knowledge, but it does not only focus on aesthetic and architectural concepts, but it is also concerned with concepts such as increasing the light and color abilities of the human eye, protecting eye health, reducing accidents, developing skills for increasing work efficiency and economic potential.

XXX 000 Area Elective 3

XXX 000 Faculty Elective1

XXX 000 University Elective1

 

4. YEAR / EIGHT SEMESTER

 INAD 402 Graduation Project (pre-requisite INAD 401)

To analyze design issues with complex function and processing schemes in multi-storey buildings; establishing interior – environment relations; original design proposals are aimed to develop in the context of technology, materials, economy and aesthetic values. The definition of different functions, the determination of different requirements, the interaction between physical environment and people, the analysis of human-space-function relationship, the formation of functional and original spatial composition containing service areas and circulation system, the detailed analysis of interior, surface texture, selection of original furniture and illumination are part of the course. Students are also expected to express their final design decisions using contemporary graphic techniques.

INAD 404 Furniture Semantics

It is aimed to examine the factors (the sciences and languages) that make up the Furniture Semantics. The historical effects, styles and developing trends in furniture, causes and consequences of design, designer and user relations constitute course content.

XXX 000 Area Elective 4

XXX 000 Faculty Elective 2

XXX 000 University Elective 2