Timber Furniture Workshop

Subject 702-512 (2008)

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Credit Points: 12.500
Level: Undergraduate
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:

Semester 2, - 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

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: Six hours of workshop classes per week
Total Time Commitment: Not available
Prerequisites: 702-404 Architectural Design 4B
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements:

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Alex Selenitsch
Subject Overview:

Through the design and making of a piece of furniture, students will develop an understanding of furniture types, the design of furniture in architectural space, the qualities of timber as a material, and workshop practice for manufacture. Students will be guided through the process of producing scale models, drawings, quantities, test pieces, and the making of a prototype.

Assessment: The completion and exhibition of a purpose-designed full-size prototype of a piece of furniture equivalent to 5000 words.
Prescribed Texts: None
Recommended 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:

Information Not Available


Formerly available as 702-312 Timber Furniture Workshop. Students who have completed 702-312 are not eligible to enrol in this subject. Available for final year BArch and BArch/BPC students only. Enrolments in the subject are limited to 20 places. Please refer to the section on Quota subjects for details about the selection process into this subject.

Related Course(s): Master of Architecture

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