Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:July, Parkville - Taught on campus.
This subject involves a pre-teaching period which requires students to read three set articles totalling 60 pages prior to commencement.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 35 hours (7 hours x 5 days) |
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Admission into one of the following courses:
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
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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.
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. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorDr Kenn Fisher
Environments and Design Student Centre
Ground Floor, Baldwin Spencer (building 113)
The subject provides an insight into the design briefing process for a range of facilities, with the specific focus on learning and health environments. This subject examines evidence-based design, exemplars, planning processes including consultation and engagement, change management, spatial literacy, workplace pedagogies, androgogy, workplace cultures, affinities and relationships diagrams, schedules of accommodation and programming, it also includes the role of engaging with users/occupants of buildings and linking this to designers and other procurement consultants such as engineers, financial management and facility managers.
Students will achieve the following graduate competencies in this unit: community and user consultation skills, research into evidence-based design, the strategic and architectural briefing process, an understanding of facility planning and programming scope of responsibilities and tools used.
|Prescribed Texts:|| |
Worthington & Blyth (2010), Managing the Brief for Better Design, Routledge, London.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Communication in written, diagrammatic and verbal forms, writing of briefs for different audiences, cross-disciplinary engagement working in teams.
Master of Architecture |
Master of Architecture
200 point Master of Architecture |
300 point Master of Architecture
Melbourne School of Design multidisciplinary elective subjects
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