Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 hours: 1x1 hour of lectures; 1x2 hours of seminars. |
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||An interest in architecture/art and creative practice is desired. Previous drawing, modeling and graphic presentation experience is helpful but not required.|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. This course requires all students to enrol in subjects where they must actively and safely contribute to class activities. Students who feel their disability will affect their meeting this requirement are encouraged to discuss this matter with the Subject Coordinator and the Disability Liaison Unit.|
CoordinatorDr Stanislav Roudavski
|Subject Overview:||To plan or design requires the imagining of worlds yet to exist. Drawings and models undertaken with analogue or digital media operate as virtual environments that articulate proposals for environmental change in the physical world. An understanding of how media shape real environments is the aim of this intensive foundation year subject. A series of lectures will introduce students to the range of spatial media and techniques used to develop design concepts and planning strategies. The emphasis will be on developing knowledge of the critical relationship between media and outcomes, and how tools and techniques encourage or constrain possibilities. Concluding each lecture, students will be introduced to self teaching modules that will enable experimentation with media and techniques typically used in design and planning.|
In this subject students will:
|Assessment:||Course work consisting of: analogue/digital drawing and modeling 40% (assessed weekly); critical review of lectures 1000 words in total 20% (assessed weekly); final project using mixed media 40% (due in the end-of-semester examination period).|
|Prescribed Texts:||Virtual Environments Starter Kit (Purchase from the University bookshop during Orientation Week)|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
At the completion of this subject students should have the following skills:
|Links to further information:||http://www.benvs.unimelb.edu.au/breadth/first-year/virtual.html|
Bachelor of Environments |
Landscape Architecture |
|Related Breadth Track(s):||
Exploring Landscape Architecture |
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