Architectural Design 1C

Subject 702-104 (2008)

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Credit Points: 12.500
Level: Undergraduate
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:

Summer Term, - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period not applicable
Assessment Period End not applicable
Last date to Self-Enrol not applicable
Census Date not applicable
Last date to Withdraw without fail not applicable

On campus

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: Eight hours of lectures, seminars, and tutorials per week over six weeks
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours
Prerequisites: 702-103 Architectural Design 1B, or 705-174 Designing the Local Urban Landscape.
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements:

For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.

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Subject Overview:

Students will undertake a series of readings, studio-based exercises and assignments that introduce the principles and methods of analysis, abstraction, and synthesis in design thinking that are common to many design fields, including architectural design, landscape design and building. Introduction to basic composition and applied organisational techniques widely used by designers; the effects that program, materials, technology and the environment have on design decisions; form and expression. Assignments require the student to synthesise knowledge from concurrent studies in other subjects.

On completion of the subject students should be able to:

  • Generate design proposals for indoor and outdoor lived environments.

  • Generate design proposals that respond to contemporary social and cultural requirements.

Assessment: Projects, studio tests, exercises and tutorial presentations, to the equivalent of 5000 words.
Prescribed Texts: Information Not Available
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:

On completion of the subject students should have developed the following skills and capabilities:

  • Basic skill in architectural composition.

  • Synthesis of knowledge of concurrent subjects.

  • Communication of design ideas verbally and graphically.

  • Analysis of precedent, social issues and other relevant material.

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