Presentation on theme: "INTD 59 bathroom design basics. five basic steps in bath design 1.gathering client & project information 2.setting priorities 3.researching and selecting."— Presentation transcript:
INTD 59 bathroom design basics
five basic steps in bath design 1.gathering client & project information 2.setting priorities 3.researching and selecting product 4.doing design and layout (space planning) 5.drawing up a plan checklist before submitting design
client profile list client’s physical characteristics & abilities that influence space use & interaction color preference & style influence client’s feeling of well-being
collect project information thorough assessment of the infrastructure of existing space or set of drawings for new construction list priority items identified in client meetings note design elements affecting space planning appraise construction restraints & evaluate impact on design
design goal establish a visual style & functional goal for space analyze overall space & possible design options carefully examine volume, form, line, texture, light, scale & proportion, balance, contrast, & unity select plumbing fixtures that reflect client’s ergonomic profile and style as well as function in the space—visit showrooms review manufacturer’s product installation guidelines with plumber & contractor before laying out final plans
design goal carefully consider mechanical systems before any construction starts (hvac ducts, registers, return air grills, chases, vents, water supply lines, drain pipes) address all 4 layers of light within the space— comply with code!
design goal use or movement of architectural elements must be done early in space planning stage movement into and within space must be carefully planned—size of doorway and clearance space at each task area should meet or exceed minimums
basic bathroom equipped with a toilet, vanity sink, tub-shower arrange fixtures & design finishes to be functional, safe & relaxing
children’s bathroom plan must ensure comfortable access to vanity sink & faucet at all stages of growth lower drawer converts to a step side mounted faucets stacked towel bars drawers at various heights
master suite bath bathing is just one of the activities—plan for additional amenities: television exercise equipment lounging furniture kitchenette coffee/beverage center
wet rooms the forefront in luxury bathroom design— floor to ceiling tile ample floor space for varied activities wall mounted fixtures freestanding tub feeling of serenity—subtle finishes & colors a ‘spa-like’ experience massage tables soaking tubs steam shower rooms saunas chromatherapy tubs
planning checklist analyze how the space relates to adjacent rooms analyze space use select plumbing fixtures lay out space plan verify space clearances plan lighting layout locate ventilation
planning checklist locate towel bars & accessories check structural blocking & sound control select surfaces create detail drawings for surface materials prepare color boards make up specification books
participation activity: space plan three different basic bathroom layouts according to the limitations provided by the instructor pay close attention to minimum clearances!