INVESTIGATION NISC DT LAB

DESIGN CYCLE REPORT ABOUT THE NEW DT LAB

IDENTIFY THE PROBLEM

The problem is that we have to create a new design for the DT lab at nisc by using google sketch up.

DESIGN BREIF

I have got the task to design the DT lab for nisc by using google sketch up.

END USER + TARGET AUDIENCE

The end user is:


MYP students


The target audience is:


construction firm company

architecture firm company

Tool supply company


TESTING METHODS

My design will be test by my class members and they will be representing each of my target audience. They will be getting a box for them to be ticking and looking at my product and tick the checklist and then write some comments.


My target audience will be:


Johnny

Diane

Chhaya

DESIGN SPECIFICATION

the product must have:



  • precise, correct and accurate room dimensions based on the existing building structures
  • four emergency exits
  • two main entry points
  • very good ventilation
  • maximum natural light
  • ability to function in the event of a power failure
  • place for washing hands
  • emergency shower
  • eye washing
  • two first aid stations
  • 1 firehouse and 2 fire extinguishers
  • a place for students to store bags, personal items and project that they are working on
  • truck loading bay
  • a display area
  • space for 25 students
  • tools/machinery and materials for for class tasks that include (a) furniture making (wood) (b) toys for kids (wood) (c) producing a letterbox (sheet metal) and (d) key fob making (acrylic)
  • storage place for wood, metal, paint and acrylic
  • tool storage
  • safety equipment and safety equipment storage


To develop my understanding of CAD and classroom design and layout I usedhttp://classroom.4teachers.org/ to redesign the current ICT lab.

MY DESIGN THAT I HAVE MADE

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AN EXAMPLE OF A DESIGN

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RESEARCH



I investigated some web 2.0 online tools http://www.go2web20.net/ with my class mates and collaboratively we decided to uses www.smore.com for the design cycle report. (list the other options considered)


I had been researching for examples of DT labs and here are the examples that i had found:






To develop my understanding and skills of CAD i used SKETCHUP to create a model of the cafeteria.

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