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PID-43 Arhitecture Studio (7)

The Faculty of Interior Architecture / Interior Architecture
4th Year, sem 1, 2019-2020 | Compulsory Course | Hours/Week: 1C+10P | ECTS Credits: 14
Interior Design and Design
Course Leader:
conf.dr.arh Cristina Pană
Teaching Staff:

prof. dr. arh. Tomnița Florescu
lect. dr. arh. Răzvan Lăcraru
dr. arh. int. & scenograf Silvia Ionescu
dr. arh. Pietro Dorissa

Learning outcomes:

- capability of information synthesis (case studies, specific aspects, technical data) and of existing space analysis: volumetry, interior – exterior relationship, technical issues (structure, installations)
- the ability to find functional solutions, to express a concept from the general composition to the details
- integration of theory into design
- the collaboration within the design team
- passing through all the design stages: analysis, concept, composition, functional solution, model studies, final drafting and public presentation


Spaces for intellectual activities

P1 - Office spaces design
Based on a real theme, the project proposes to approach a complex architectural program: office space with multiple interrelated functions, according to the client's organizational chart.

P2 - Spaces for education
The university new attic offers new spaces for new activities. The project will begin with the proposal of a theme, based on surveys of the client needs.

S - Sketch - short project without guiding - the theme is correlated with the projects.

Teaching Method:

- theoretical lectures and multimedia presentations
- individual research, site visits
- specific products investigation – finishing materials, textiles, furniture, lighting solutions
- guidance, intermediate presentations


- project presentation in front of the jury
- the final grade is calculated as the average of the notes from the intermediate and final presentations


Higgins, Ian – Spatial Strategies for Interior Design, Lawrence King Publishing, 2015
Neufert, Ernst - Manualul arhitectului, Editura Alutus, 2004
Pallasmaa, Juhani – Privirea care atinge: arhitectura și simțurile, Editura Fundației Arhitext design, 2015, București

Interior Design, Detail, The Plan, Arhitectural Lighting

Illustration by Laura Cristea and Cristina Popescu
Ten good reasons to study Architecture at UAUIM
The English taught Arhitecture Programme:
Ten Good Reasons.pdf
UAUIM brochure.pdf