Uncovering concepts and choosing project associates
Stating problems and choosing furnishings
Establishing goals and stating problems
Conducting research and blocking out furniture arrangements
Surveys, questionnaires, observation, furniture placement
Observation, interviews, comparison shopping, material selection
Interviews, surveys, questionnaires, background reading, observation
Background reading, room mock-ups, surveys, observation, focus groups
Safety, aesthetics, supportive.
Supportive, adaptable, accessible
Accessibility, aesthetics, affordability
Accessibility, cost effectiveness, adaptability
An environment that meets existing health and safety standards
An environment where seating is chosen for individual comfort and use
An environment that allows individual climate, acoustic, light and air controls
An environment where the furnishings layout provides ease of use
There should be at least 21" of clear walkway in front of a lavatory
Ground fault circuit interrupters must be specified on all receptacles
A mechanical ventilation system must be provided
The minimum clearance from the center of the toilet to any obstruction is 20"
Noncombustible 10%, combustible 5%
Noncombustible 10%, combustible 15%
Noncombustible 20%, combustible 20%
Noncombustible 10%, combustible 30%
Wood 2x4 studs, 1/2" gypsum plaster on 3/8" Type X gypsum lath each side, 5-1/4" face-to-face thickness = 1-hour fire resistance rating
Noncombustible metal studs, two layers of 1/2" Type X gypsum lath each side, 3 5/8" face-to-face thickness = 2 hour fire resistance
Noncombustible metal studs, 5/8" gypsum plaster on metal lath each side, 4-3/4" face-to-face thickness = 2 hour fire resistance rating
Wood 2x4 studs, 5/8" Type X gypsum wallboard each side, 4-3/4" face-to-face thickness = 1 hour fire resistance rating
Glazing in swinging doors, storm doors, or when the bottom edge of the pane is less than 18" above the floor
Glazing in showers and bathtubs or when the pane is greater than 8 sf
Glazing adjacent to a pool that is less than 48" from the pool
Glazing in unframed swinging doors or when the pane is greater than 6 sf
Inventory existing furniture to clarify furniture needs.
Develop preliminary furniture plans
Meet with executives to determine personal preferences
Prepare written bid specifications.
Schematics, construction drawings and final cost estimates.
List of contractors, sub-contractors and suppliers
Drawings, color boards, samples, and furniture selection
All of the above
Measure the job site to obtain necessary dimensions of the site
Ascertain potential building codes that might affect the project.
Finalize a budget of expected costs for all construction and furnishings.
Make preliminary space plans of project spaces.
A=9", B=8", C=30"
A=8", B=8", C=27"
A=8", B=9", C=28"
A=6", B=12", C=27"
A=18-30", B=18", C=36", D=18"
A=36", B=18", C=42", D=18"
A=18-30", B=18", C=48", D=18"
A=18-30", B=18", C=42", D=18"
Basswood, maple, birch, cherry
Ash, cottonwood, alder, oak
Teak, alder, walnut, elm
Chestnut, beech, birch, mahogany
In-house facilities management staff perform these functions prior to the start of the design project.
The client indicates that, in their opinion, programming is an unnecessary aspect of interior design services.
The client's computer staff has programmed the project.
The general contractor agrees to take on that portion of the work.
The client believes that the programming phase is unnecessary.
The client's in-house facilities management staff has performed a thorough data gathering and spatial analysis study.
The client employs a computer programmer to perform the design programming.
The client's budget indicates that most of the programming process must be eliminated.
The client's computer system malfunctions during the programming process.
The general contractor creates delays in the project's time schedule.
The client group has unresolved internal conflicts that impede the data gathering process.
Detailed equipment information is not forthcoming from the manufacturer.
Critical path method
Organizing contract documents
Creating design sketches
Establishing AutoCad layering
Design Development phase
Contract Documents phase
Contract Administration phase