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Course Overview

Course Name: Architecture + Kitchen I

Course #: LEICHT1002300

Delivery Provider Name: Leicht New York

Provider #: 40108128

Course Description:

This course will provide participants with an overview of the various finish options and technology available in modern kitchen design and factors, such as durability, function, and lifestyle, aesthetics and external environment, which should be considered when selecting kitchen finishes. Case studies of worldwide architectural projects in which material selections, hardware and integrated appliances support harmony, clean lines and integrated living spaces will be presented during this learning session. Kitchen projects which highlight the architectural dialogue between form and function as the theme for both the interior and exterior environments will be presented.

Learning Objective 1:

Participants will learn about the functionality of various finish options available in modern kitchen design and factors that impact the appropriate materials selection.

Learning Objective 2:

Participants will learn how to selection finish options that fit harmoniously into the colour and material concept of the house.

Learning Objective 3:

Participant will learn how technological advances in kitchen hardware and integration of appliances can be used as a design tool to create simple, tranquil and integrated living environments.

Learning Objective 4:

Participants will learn how the architectural concept of straight lines, functionality and minimalism are used to connect and integrate analogous living spaces into kitchen design.