ARCH X 438 – Fundamentals of Interior Architecture
This course is an introduction to the process of commercial and residential interior design. Lectures and projects introduce students to design theory, principles of design, design vocabulary, design psychology, methods of programming, and the history of design in Los Angeles and Southern California. Students learn about the human element in design, sustainable design, the materials used in interior design, and the process of design as practiced in professional offices. Guest lecturers include some of L.A.’s most distinguished architects and interior designers.