A Study on Implementation of Green Interior and Sustainability from Islamic Perspective in New Interior Design Courses: New Interior Design Department, International Islamic University Malaysia
Interior design, as a field of study, is a rapidly growing area of interest for the last 2 years particularly for students in Centre Foundation Student (CFS), International Islamic University Malaysia. Part of this interest stems from the information of friends, television media and other source such as advertisements, interesting job and etc. Some of the educators and curriculum specialists in the nation perceive the study of interior spaces as a â€˜practical applicationâ€™ of the knowledge, arts, and psychology.
The purpose of this study is to define Education program in future of Interior Design Department and Green interiorâ€™s material environment by surveying the criteria for evaluating interior design environment performance and to evaluate the negative influences of main interior material products. Itâ€™s also to discuss an experiential of the course application in the studio or assignments, currently used in second year, third year and final year.
The result of this program, Green, Sustainable education input will help the students to be a specialist, such as designers who actually contribute and make decisions to use more environment friendly materials in their design. It will also encourage the manufacturers to produce environment friendly materials.