Interior Design and Environment Architectures is the design and re-design of existing spaces. This course engages with interiors and pushes the boundaries of how we can make and re-make environments whilst considering the experience of the user.
This course is a fusion of architecture and interior design. It deals specifically with public and private commercial spaces within an urban environment. You will explore the impact of materials, technology, structures and form. You will study the design and rehabilitation of buildings, the technical aspects of construction, and how architecture relates to the notions of live, work and relax. You will develop your skills through a mixture of problem-based learning, design studio tutoring, workshops and traditional teaching. To prepare you for the profession, we put an emphasis on cross-disciplinary practice and live competition briefs. Teaching staff and visiting professionals bring further industry perspectives to the course.
Interior architecture graduates often go on to design the rehabilitation and extension of existing buildings, or the creation of new built environments. You could find yourself working in architectural and urban consultancy, workplace design, housing research, and retail planning or community development.
Two of Ravensbourne’s architecture courses have been prescribed as fulfilling the requirements needed to gain part one of a three part architecture qualification from ARB, the UK’s architects regulator.
BA (Hons) Architecture and BA (Hons) Interior Design Environment Architectures (IDEA) will gain this qualification from Friday 1 June 2018 ensuring current first and second year students qualify with this on graduation. This qualification is part of a suite of qualifications which can be used for the purposes of registration as an architect in the UK. There is also a BA (Hons) Urban Landscape Architecture course which completes the full architecture programme.
Associate Dean of Ravensbourne’s Department of Architecture, Layton Reid, said: “This is a fantastic achievement to gain this qualification from ARB".
How to Succeed as an Architectural Designer by Alumni Petr Esposito
Petr graduated in 2011 having studied IDEA (Interior Design and Environment Architectures) at Ravensbourne. He is now a successful architectural designer based in London, working with internationally respected MATT Architecture. Petr explains how the commitment Ravensbourne tutors offer their students inspired him to succeed.
Urbis inter view 2017: Student lookbook
Alexander McQueen Concept Shop, project set in Covent Garden London by Baizhou Cai.
Ravensbourne BA (Hons) Architecture and IDEAs trip to Madrid.
Collection of student work, interviews and field trips.
Ravensbourne architecture courses approved by the Architects Registration Board (ARB)