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SUSTAINABLE INTERIORS

This course delves into sustainable interior design, covering from fundamental concepts to advanced strategies and simulation tools. Prepared to transform professionals into experts capable of creating spaces that prioritize health, productivity, and well-being, the course stands out for its practical and results-oriented approach.

Target Audience:

  • Owners and employees of architecture and interior design offices
  • Architects and interior designers
  • Architecture and interior design students

COURSE OBJECTIVES:

  • Master sustainable design to elevate projects beyond aesthetics
  • Implement sustainable strategies accurately in projects
  • Attract premium clients interested in sustainability
  • Stand out in the market as an innovative and sustainable designer

CURRICULUM:

Module 1: Behind the Scenes of Sustainable Interiors

  • Introduction (8:51)
  • How to best enjoy the course (4:14)
  • Strategies within the interior design schedule (33:47)
  • Integrative Process inside the sustainable interiors schedule (40:29)

Module 2: Daylight

  • Fundamental theories of natural lighting (29:30)
  • Natural lighting metrics for simulations (15:33)
  • Simulations of natural lighting with concepts of sDA and ASE (With Sefaira) (16:49)
  • Simulations of natural lighting using concepts of LEED v4 (With Lightstanza) (34:35)
  • Another fundamental strategies: quality views, plan proportions, windows and more (6:18)

Module 3: Artificial Lighting

  • Basic concepts of artificial lighting (19:16)
  • Simulation with Dialux: basic modeling and fundamental inputs (14:49)
  • Simulation with Dialux: insertion of constructive details (11:56)
  • Simulation with Dialux: insertion of furniture and geolocation (19:53)
  • Specification of luminaires and insertion in a project (23:56)
  • Power density: manual calculations x Dialux (21:09)

Module 4: Sustainable Materials

  • Introduction (1:29)
  • Types of sustainable materials (14:15)
  • Sustainable roofs and finishes (24:28)
  • Specification of sustainable materials (27:12)
  • Documentation of sustainable materials (29:47)

Module 5: Water Use Reduction

  • Introduction (1:47)
  • Reducing internal water consumption (17:15)
  • Finding the appropriate specifications for your type of project (22:37)
  • Reduction of water consumption in landscaping (27:42)
  • Developing a more economical landscape (23:00)
  • Xeriscaping (24:43)

Module 6: Thermal Comfort

  • Introduction (3:01)
  • The practical importance of thermal comfort (8:53)
  • Understanding ASHRAE 55: Thermal Environmental Conditions for Human Occupation (12:23)
  • Strategies for Thermal Comfort - Case Study Salvador (26:45)
  • Strategies for Thermal Comfort - Case Study Curitiba (13:05)
  • Thermal comfort strategies according to environmental certifications: LEEDv4 and WELLv2 (7:00)

Module 7: Air Quality

  • Introduction (1:14)
  • Microbes and mold control in indoor spaces (9:01)
  • Smoke control in indoor spaces (6:19)
  • Establishing an adequate standard of air quality (7:47)
  • Obtaining an appropriate ventilation pattern to the spaces (3:11)

Module 8: Acoustics

  • Basic Acoustics Concepts (21:53)
  • Acoustic Requirements (40:21)
  • Practical Applications (20:09)
  • Implementation Guide - General Uses (16:38)
  • Implementation Guide - Schools and Hospitals (13:45)

Module 9: Energy Efficiency

  • Introduction (0:55)
  • The proper choice of glasses in your project (23:51)
  • Solar Control (18:52)
  • Energy Saving (14:15)
  • Project management with focus on energy savings (14:27)
  • Guidelines, Norms and Labels (16:39)

Module 10: Movement, Mind and Community

  • Introduction (1:04)
  • Promoting spaces that guarantee physical well-being (18:45)
  • Optimizing the relationship of space to our mind (15:16)
  • Interior design that establish good community relationships (15:19)

Module 11: Assessment Quiz

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

  • Duration: 53 Classes
  • Format: Video modules, reading materials, and simulation tools
  • Certification: Final exam for sustainable interior specialist certification
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