Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
|Dates & Locations:
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Contact Hours: 1 x 2 hour lecture; 1 x 2 hour tutorial per week
Total Time Commitment:
Admission into a course at the Melbourne School of Design.
Note: If you have not previously undertaken any design subjects it is recommended that you seek permission from the subject coordinator.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:
|Non Allowed Subjects:
702-447 (ABPL40015) Design Approaches Methods (UG)
|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.
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
CoordinatorAssoc Prof Gregory Missingham
The subject will critically explore approaches and methods in architectural design. It aims to undertake a careful, reflective engagement with a range of design approaches in architecture - from maximalist to minimalist - to examine their pros and cons, their ease of use, their outcomes and their utility and efficiency. The subject aims to assist students in developing a flexible and considered personal approach to architectural design so that they are able to judge which methods and approaches are useful in certain design circumstances.
On completion of the subject students should be able to:
Hurdle requirement: Attendance at least 75% of studios is obligatory. Failure to attend 75% of studios will normally result in failure in the subject
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
On completion of the subject students should have developed the following skills and capabilities:
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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