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Steps in the design process (6)

1. Letter of Agreement (contract)
2. Problem Statement
3. Research and Programming
4. Writing the Program
5. Design Development
6. Postoccupancy Evaluation

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letter of agreement

outlines the responsibilities of the designer and the financial obligation of the client

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problem statement

indicates the basic nature of the project, can include the location or specific address

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the program

the summary of goals, requirements and restrictions associated with a design problem and its solution

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user

those who will use the design directly or indirectly

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profile

used in residential design, reveal household demographics, developed for each of the principle residents, can include age, sex, background, culture, values, temperament, personality, personal habits, need for privacy, style preferences, etc.

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demographics

statistical information about numbers and kinds of residents

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lifestyle

the way a person or group of people live and how they use their time

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function

anything that takes place within a given environment

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environmental considerations

climate, weather, physical location

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berms

small constructed hills used to minimize the effect of cold winter winds

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refract

bending of sound waves

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reverberation

echo noise

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concept

an idea of the solution to a problem

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how the design comes into being (3)

1. Design concept development
2. Working drawings and specifications
3. Execution

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brainstorming

freely generating many ideas without stopping to judge their quality

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schematics

quick drawings in the brainstorming process

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materials

consists of floor coverings, wall coverings, textiles for window coverings and upholstery, and materials for architectural trim and custom cabinetry

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finishes

consists of paint and stain for walls, trim, cabinetry and hard-surfaced floors

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furnishings

furniture and accessories like rugs and lamps, fixtures used for lighting and details

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presentation for analysis (3)

1. conceptual drawings
2. materials and finished boards
3. renderings

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conceptual drawings

demonstrate the ideas or concepts for the design without the precision of finished drawings, include furniture placement

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materials and finishes boards

mounted with photos of furnishings and actual materials for the proposed design

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renderings

colored perspective and furniture placement drawings

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working drawings

finished mechanical drawings prepared for the contractors

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specifications

a list of the furnishings and materials to be used in the design

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Postoccupancy Evaluation (POE)

reveals how well the design functions, can be in-person interview or open-ended questionnaires

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contract/commercial design (6)

non-residential design
1. Retail
2. Corporate
3. Healthcare
4. Hospitality
5. Transportation
6. Institutional

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trade sources

companies or vendors that sell goods and services to the trade for purchase by their retail clients

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Building Information modeling (BIM)

enhanced CADD software with the capability of generating and managing building data

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computer aided design and drafting

CADD

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ASID

American Society of Interior Designers

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IIDA

International Interior Design Association

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CIDA

accredits interior design programs at universities

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CIDQ

(Council for Interior Design Qualification) creates NCIDQ exam to qualify people to be an interior designer

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title act

(Council for Interior Design Accreditation) restricts the use of the name "interior designer" to those who are qualified through NCIDQ and the state laws

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practice act

restricts people from being interior designers unless they are qualified