Reflection On Interior Design

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This course aims to provide us with a broad-based introduction to the main areas of architectural services engineering. It plays a very vital role for an interior designer or architect to understand and apply the principles and learnings in our projects. It refers to the range of mechanical, electrical, visual, acoustic, hydraulic and pneumatic devices contained in, or attached to, buildings which act as modifiers of their internal climatic conditions and affect the way in which people use the buildings. It also helped us appreciate the need for services in the built environment. The course also taught us about heating and cooling equipment, hot water and hot air heating, ventilation and air conditioning, lighting, and fire protection systems. I think we were at advantage as this course didn’t require any prior knowledge and was self-contained in terms of explanations and understanding. The language used other than the important key words was very easily understandable to everyone which really helped us simplify some complicated units. As coursework, we were to form groups and present case studies and findings which illustrate the services and systems covered in that unit. Each team was allotted one unit that they were to present. Since this course was combination of architecture and interior design students, it gave us more exposure into each other’s type of studies and way of thinking because even though they are both architectural fields, the mind-sets and styles of

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