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Interior Architecture Studio: Context (11029.1)

Level: Level 2 - Undergraduate Intermediate Unit
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 2
Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Design
Discipline: School of Design and the Built Environment

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  • Semester 2, 2019, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (184194) - View

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Syllabus

This design studio unit explores the potential of interior architecture as a mechanism for positive contribution to the conditions and wellbeing of people, cultural practices and environments. In this unit students will analyse, design and interrogate the agency of space as a relational condition in the making of urban and regional space. Contesting conventional interpretations of the built environment as immovable and passive, this studio advocates interior architecture as dynamic, active and performative. Focusing on socio-architectural spatial dynamics within complex political environments, the studio looks for opportunities in which interior architecture practice can make valued contributions to the communities and stakeholders in which the proposed design interventions are situated.

Proposing a dynamic relation between the social and architectural spatial formation, this studio promotes the provocative, expansive and contemporary potentials of interior architecture; introducing a variety of sites, programs and contexts, particularly as they pertain to Indigenous perspectives.

Learning Outcomes

After successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

1. Conceptualise and present cohesive design briefs;

2. Articulate and evaluate individual design practice, including trans-disciplinary techniques;

3. Challenge and interrogate theoretical frameworks;

4. Explore and integrate performative strategies and practice into spatial design; and

5. Present a resolved and cohesive final design project.

Assessment Items

Contact Hours

One 1 hour lecture on-campus and one 2 hour studio on-campus per week.

Prerequisites

11020 BE: Design Studio.

Corequisites

None.

Assumed Knowledge

The requisite skills and knowledge acquired during first year study of the Bachelor of the Built Environment degrees.

Incompatible Units

None.

Equivalent Units

9778 Design Studio 2.2 (Architecture).



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