Hanley Wood University

 

Kitchen

  • Specifying for Custom Luxury Kitchens: Appliances, Options and Accessories

    1 LU

    For most designers, architects and contractors, specifying for a luxury kitchen is a pleasure. With an expanded budget, savvy clients and continual innovation by appliance makers, upscale kitchens can reach toward perfection. However, keeping up with new and innovative kitchen features can be daunting. This course explores how to determine client needs and wants for a custom luxury kitchen, and then expands into products on the market, some new, some continually useful, that can truly customize the highest-functioning luxury kitchen for the each owner. Take the course.

    Posted:
    June 2014
    Subject(s):
    Kitchen
    Sponsor:
    Sub-Zero
    Certification(s):
    AIA
  • Luxury Outdoor Kitchens: Design, Specify, Install and Use

    1 LU

    This educational unit has been designed to educate architects, designers, contractors and installers about Luxury Outdoor Kitchens and options for design and layout, for product specification, installation and proper use. By understanding these topics, building professionals will be in a better position to serve their clients and help create upscale outdoor spaces that greatly enhance a home's functionality, enjoyment and value. Take the course.

    Posted:
    February 2014
    Subject(s):
    Outdoor Kitchens, Kitchen
    Sponsor:
    Sub-Zero
    Certification(s):
    AIA
  • Specifying Auxiliary Appliances for a Luxury Kitchen

    Looking beyond the standard kitchen appliances of sink, range and refrigerator, consider auxiliary appliances that will elevate a kitchen to luxury status, even in a smaller home. Dishwashers, wall ovens, warmer drawers, ventilation solutions, microwaves, compactors and beverage storage are some of the auxiliary appliances that add form and function to a modern kitchen. This course will discuss the features of each of these Electrolux appliances and how they can be integrated into kitchen design for optimal function and beauty and to meet the needs of today’s families who use their kitchen not only for cooking, but for dining, gathering and working. There are no credits associated with this course. Take the course.

    Posted:
    November 2013
    Subject(s):
    Kitchen, Universal Design, Appliances
    Sponsor:
    Electrolux
  • Incorporating Universal Design into the Kitchen

    1 LU HSW

    At opposite ends of the aging process, from young children to the elderly, physical challenges increase the need for support to navigate the kitchen and to operate appliances safely. Using universal design principles to plan the layout and specify appliances for this multi-functional room will increase safety, comfort, function and independence for homeowners. This course will describe why the need for universal design is growing and how it can be incorporated into kitchen design to promote aging in place. The course will also discuss the basics of kitchen design and the types of appliances that should be specified in the kitchen. Take the course.

    Posted:
    November 2013
    Subject(s):
    Kitchen, Universal Design, Interiors
    Sponsor:
    Electrolux
    Certification(s):
    AIA
  • The New Face of Zone Design for the Kitchen

    Kitchen design has changed pretty significantly over the last 60 years. Kitchens are larger, they are used as gathering, entertaining and work spaces. They are the center of the home. More appliances and technology are used. We spend less time preparing meals but more time in the kitchen. This article discusses different “zones” in a kitchen and how to design a kitchen strategically, to incorporate all the needs of today’s families. Take the course.

    Posted:
    June 2012
    Subject(s):
    Kitchen, Design
    Sponsor:
    Jenn-Air
  • Considerations for Choosing Kitchen Sinks

    This program is registered with AIA for 1 CEH. When remodeling a kitchen or designing for new construction, sink choices are critical “appliances” to consider. Kitchen sinks also make auxiliary spaces such as an outdoor kitchen, a bar and prep area, or a laundry and pet grooming room, more efficient. Sink options have multiplied in the past 15 years, and knowing the wide variety of sizes, shapes and configurations will help to tailor your sink choices to individual needs. This program will focus on how to think about the selection of sinks and accessories when considering durability, function and style. Take the course.

    Posted:
    May 2012
    Subject(s):
    Bath, Kitchen, Sinks
    Sponsor:
    Rohl
  • The Kitchen Evolved

    This course covers the history of kitchen design in the modern era, reviewing the post World War One period, through the Fifties and up to the current day. Today's kitchen will be further examined by identifying how unique elements and different materials are combined to meet the new uses that today's kitchen’s face. Moving forward, we will explore trends and get a glimpse of the future of kitchen design and use. Take the course.

    Posted:
    July 2011
    Subject(s):
    Bath, Kitchen, Design
    Sponsor:
    Sub-Zero
  • European Kitchen Fundamentals

    1 LU

    After completing this course you will be able to discuss manufacturing methods for sustainable European kitchen cabinets and the key specifying decisions regarding European kitchen design for better ergonomics. You will be able to recognize innovations in materials and design that will make the kitchen more accessible. Finally, you will be introduced to industry trends Take the course.

    Posted:
    December 2008
    Subject(s):
    Cabinets, Kitchen
    Sponsor:
    Poggenpohl
    Certification(s):
    AIA
  • From Quarry to Residential Countertop

    1 LU

    This learning unit will help you describe the basic sequencing processes for natural stone and what is required to take if from a quarry to put it on a countertop. You will describe at least two elements that influence selection of interior application, as well as two factors that affect cost of natural stone. You will also be able discuss two factors to consider regarding sealing natural stone. Take the course.

    Posted:
    December 2008
    Subject(s):
    Finishes and Surfaces, Kitchen
    Sponsor:
    Marble Institute of America
    Certification(s):
    AIA