PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE DIPLOMA IN INTERIOR DESIGN 6TH SEMESTER

DIPLOMA IN INTERIOR DESIGN

SIXTH SEMESTER

PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE

                                                                                               

Contact Hrs./Week: 4                                                             Contact Hrs./Semester: 64                             

 

 

Chapter No.

Contents

No. of hours

 

Section - I

 

1

Interior Designer's Office

8

2

Code of practice and scales of professional charges

8

3

Professional Ethics

4

 

Section - II

 

1

Tender and its formalities      

10

2

Contract

12

3

Arbitration

9

 

Section - III

 

1

Building Bye-laws

5

2

Valuation

5

 

Test

3

 

Total  

64

 

                                    DETAILS OF CONTENTS                                                                                               

SECTION - I

            1          INTERIOR DESIGNER'S OFFICE.                                                                       

            1.1       Interior Designer and his/her practice - profession of interior

                        design, duties   and responsibilities.                                                              

            1.2       Types of Interior Designer's offices  - Proprietorship, Partnership

                        and  combined concerns, advantages and disadvantages of each.                             1.3       Filling up the bills - TA bills, wage bills.                                                                    1.4       Maintenance of stores purchase and issue accounts, requisition.                                           Cash books, ledgers, stock books, muster rolls, acquittance rolls.                                          Payment of Wages, Workmen’s compensation, ESI, PF, insurance.                          1.5            Dealing with clients and labor.                                                                      

            1.6       Nature of bank accounts, procedure for opening a bank account.                                         Cheque  and draft. Advantages in cheque system – endorsement,                                        crossed cheques.                                                                    

            1.7       Supervision by designers, site visits, meaning and purpose of supervision.                           Remarks on site books, site meeting, bill checking.

 

 

                                                                       

2          CODE OF PRACTICE AND SCALES OF PROFESSIONAL CHARGES.                                                                    

            2.1       Code of professional conduct, conditions of engagement.                                        2.2       Quantum merit.                                                                      

            2.3       Base of fees, scale of charges and part payments of designer.                                                                      

            3          PROFESSIONAL ETHICS.                                                             

            3.1       Concepts of Ethics, Right and Wrong, Values of life: Character, Duty and                                     Responsibility, Sincerity, Discipline, Punctuality, Integrity, Compassion,                            Manners, Excellence, Efficiency, Appreciation, Incentives, Problem                                    Solving and Decision Making, Positive Approach, Faith in people                                       and staff, Transparency in every action.                                                                    

SECTION - II

            1          TENDER AND ITS FORMALITIES.                                                          1.1            Invitation to tenders.                                                             

            1.2       Tender notice.                                                            

            1.3       Tender document.                                                                  

            1.4       Opening of tenders and its acceptance.                                                                      1.5       Work order letter and tender acceptance letter.                                                         1.6       Types of tenders and its classification.                                                           1.7            Execution of works according to their nature – piece work, daily labour.                 1.8            Earnest money and security deposit.                                                             

            1.9       Retention amount.

                                                                       

            2          CONTRACT.                                                            

            2.1       Definition and types of contract.                                                                   

            2.2       The articles of agreement and the appendix.                                                  2.3            Contract document.                                                               

            2.4       Duties and liabilities of contractor and engineer in charge.                                        2.5       Defect liability period, liquidated damages.                                                   2.6            Designers duties and liabilities under contract.                                                          2.7            Study and drafting of certificates and payments for different

                        scrutiny works, like checking bills, complaints and actual measurement..                                                                

            3          ARBITRATION.                                                                  

            3.1       Definition and advantages.                                                                

            3.2       Umpire in arbitration and cost of arbitration.                                                             3.3       Arbitration proceedings.

                                                                       

SECTION – III

 

            1          BUILDING BYE LAWS.                                                                

            1.1       Study of building bye-laws framed by local city corporations.                                  1.2       Building terminology and set backs. 

                                                           

            2          VALUATION OF BUILDINGS.                                                                

            2.1       Valuation - Purpose of valuation.                                                                  

            2.2       Types of valuation - Book value - Market value -Salvage value

- Scrap value.                                                                         

            2.3       Depreciation - Obsolescence - Sinking Fund - Land valuation -                                2.4       Mortgage - Lease.                                                                  

                                                                                               

                                                                                               

DIPLOMA IN INTERIOR DESIGN

SIXTH SEMESTER

PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE

Contact Hrs./Week: 4                                                             Contact Hrs./Semester: 64                 

 

GENERAL EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES :                                                  

Upon completion of the study of the course the student should be able to:             

1.1       Understand maintenance of office, its requirements, account keeping etc.  

1.2       Understand the values of Professional Ethics.                                              

1.3       Know code of practice and scale of professional charges.                            

1.4       Understand the tender and its formalities and to execute different types of                                    works and also know some of the technical terms connected with tenders. 

1.5       Know contract, types of contract and some of the documents, duties and               liabilities of contractor and designer, engineer in charge and also draft                                certificates.     

1.6       Understand arbitration, its advantages and proceedings.                              

1.7       Understand building bye laws of local bodies.                                                                     

SPECIFIC INSTRUCTIONAL OBJECTIVIES :                                                          

Upon completion of study of  this course the student will be able to:                      

1.1       Explain the structure and requirement of a designer’s office.                       

1.2       State the need of leadership.                                                             

1.3       State  the principles of effective supervision.                                                            

1.4       Fill the different bills.                                                            

1.5       Maintain the stores purchase and issue accounts                                           

1.6       Understand the concept of professional ethics.                                             

1.7       Handle the bank formalities and terminilogy connected with it.                  

1.8       Explain the terms character, sincerity, discipline, punctuality, integrity,                               efficiency.                                                      

1.9       Explain method of inviting the tenders.                                                                    

1.10     Write the tender notice.                                                                     

1.11     Explain the opening and accepting of tender.                                                                       

1.13     Write the work orders and tender acceptance.                                              

1.14     Classify the different letters, tenders.                                                                       

1.15     Explain  the execution of works.                                                                   

1.16     Define earnest money and security deposit.                                                              

1.17     Explain retension amount.                                                                 

1.18     Define contract and state the types of contract.                                            

1.19     State the articles of agreement and the appendix.                                         

1.20     Explain contract document.                                                               

1.21     State the duties and liabilities for contractor and engineer.                          

1.22     Define defect liability period and liquidated damages.                                

1.23     State designer’s duties and liabilities under contract.                                               

1.24     Draft certificates and payments.                                                                    

1.25     Define the advantages of arbitration.                                                            

1.26     List the qualities of an umpire in arbitrations.                                               

1.27     Explain actual proceedings done in arbitration.                                             

1.28     State code of professional conduct and conditions of engagement.             

1.29     Define quantum merit.                                                                       

1.30     Explain bases of fees, scale of charges and part payments of designer.        

1.31     State the building bye-laws.                                                  

1.32     Define terms used in buildings and set backs.                                                                       

Text Book : “Glimpses of our Constitution”-Ashan Academy, Published by: 

                                   Orient Blackswan Pvt. Ltd.

REFERENCE BOOKS:                                                                                         

1          Professional Practice.                                      -           R.Namavathi. 

2          Hand Book on Professional Practice.             -           IndianInstitute of Architects.

3          Hand Book on Professional Practice.             -           Council of Architecture.        

4          Hand Book on Professional Practice.             -           Amba.

5          Architecture Practice and Procedure.             -           H.Turner.        

 

 

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