Designing to Disguise: The Art of Hiding Technology

Designing to Disguise: The Art of Hiding Technology

Home electronics should integrate seamlessly into a home's design and décor. This course reviews the three-pronged approach to hiding technology - advance planning, design philosophy, and product selection - which are available for minimizing the visual impact of electronics without compromising performance. Specific challenges and recommendations related to hiding video displays, projectors, speakers, controls, cameras, and equipment racks - among others - will be addressed. This course speaks to innovative and creative ways to lessen the visual impact of electronics by making them low-profile, hidden or camouflaged, or even invisible!

Learning objectives for this course:

  • Review various residential systems and technologies and the unique approaches that can be used in the concealment process.
  • Discuss how advance planning, design philosophy, and product selection affect the proper functionality of the installed products without compromising design integrity and aesthetics.
  • Discuss methods and strategies for hiding technology in safe, convenient, and secure methods.
  • Analyze technology implementation planning process.
     

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Continuing Education Credit Values by Association:


AIA
Credit: 1.0 LU
Course Number: CIO038
Subject Code: N/A
Designation(s): General

AIBD
Credit: 1.0 CEU
Course Number: CIO038
Subject Code: N/A
Designation(s): N/A

IDCEC*
Credit: 0.1 CEU
Course Number: 103442
Subject Code: 4.7
Designation(s): General

NARI
Credit: 1.0 CEU
Course Number: CIO038
Subject Code: N/A
Designation(s): All

*IDCEC governs the continuing education for the following associations: ASID, IDC, IDEC, and IIDA

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"In a down market we have searched for a way to differentiate ourselves from our competition. The one thing that has allowed us to rise above the crowd has been our knowledge of cutting-edge home technology. Thank you CEDIA for giving us that edge!"

Tony C., Builder and Architect
Cuyahoga Falls, OH
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