This studio is an introduction to Cruise Ship interiors and explores different environments within the larger context. Students and instructors work together to improve student’s ability to design architectural interiors.

In this course, students focus on cruise ship interiors and explore an integrated process that builds on both creative thinking and critical thinking.

Students will conduct research on:

  • Cruise Lines
  • Branding
  • client and passenger demographics

The curriculum will include:

  • production processes
  • interior fit out
  • power distribution systems
  • mechanical systems [HVAC, plumbing]
  • energy management
  • lighting systems
  • ceiling systems
  • wall/bulkhead systems
  • flooring/deck systems
  • security systems
  • acoustics
  • marine hospitality material implications