Maricopa Community Colleges  INT190   20082-99999 

Official Course Description: MCCCD Approval: 11-27-07

INT190  2008 Spring – 2010 Summer II

L+L  3.0 Credit(s)  6.0 Period(s)  5.1 Load  Occ

Space Planning

Study of creative, critical, analytical and strategic thinking as it relates to human behavior and the built environment. Emphasis on design theory, process, and application. Stresses creative expression through the utilization of design elements and principles.

Prerequisites: INT105 and (ARC121, or DFT121, or INT100). Prerequisites or Corequisites: INT140 or ARC141.

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MCCCD Official Course Competencies:


INT190  2008 Spring – 2010 Summer II

Space Planning



Use problem identification and interviewing skills to create a concept statement. (I)


Create a schematic design using bubble diagrams and adjacency matrix. (II)


Design an interior space applying the design development process from concept to presentation. (III)


Develop construction documents including specifications and schedules that support a design project. (IV)


Explain the use of punch lists and diagnostic evaluations at project completion. (V)

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MCCCD Official Course Outline:


INT190  2008 Spring – 2010 Summer II

Space Planning


I. Programming

A. Problem identification

1. Client profile survey

2. Interviewing

B. Field measuring

C. Concept statement

II. Schematic Design

A. Bubble diagrams

B. Adjacency matrix

C. Space studies

1. Space utilization

2. Traffic flow

3. Accessibility

4. Ergonomics

III. Design Development

A. Selection of furniture, fixtures and equipment

B. Selection and application of art and accessories

C. Floor plans and elevations

D. Three-dimensional renderings

E. Preliminary budgets

F. Justifying design solutions based on client profile

IV. Construction Documents

A. Specifications

B. Drawings

1. Sheet layout

2. General notes

3. Key notes

C. Finish plans and schedules

D. Furniture plans and schedules

E. Reflected ceiling plan and legend

F. Electrical plan

G. Detailed drawings

V. Contract Administration

A. Punch list

B. Diagnostic evaluations



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