Division 12 – Furnishings

Interior design is the art and science of enhancing the interior of a building to achieve a healthier and more aesthetically pleasing environment for the people using the space. An interior designer is someone who plans, researches, coordinates, and manages such projects. Interior design is a multifaceted profession that includes conceptual development, space planning, site inspections, programming, research, communicating with the stakeholders of a project, construction management, and execution of the design.

Division 12 Furnishings encompasses a broad grouping of objects that are installed in finished spaces and considered to be decorative or fine art.

Used in any type of built space, they may function to support human activity and/or be aesthetically pleasing.

They can be selected by an interior designer, specified by an architect or placed by a discerning homeowner. With proper selection, scale and scheme, furnishings complement a space’s interior finishes and define its style.

BCSC quiz Furnishings

Author: Brendon Harris

Architectural Technologist

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