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Studio 5 (8971.2)

Level: Level 3 - Undergraduate Advanced Unit
Credit Points: 6
HECS Bands: 1
Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Design
Discipline: Discipline of Design & Architecture

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    • Semester 1, 2015, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (146050) - View

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    Syllabus

    This studio unit examines design as a process of articulation and refinement informed by theory, strategy and judgement.
    Design studios address social spaces and associated structures that provide education, leisure, convenience, rest, recuperation, indulgence and competition. Symbolism and meaning in design precedent, contextual and cultural parameters where environmental and social sustainability are investigated.
    Students respond to real clients, analyse complex program requirements, develop design briefs and formulate detailed schematic responses. Regulation and other statutory influences on design are introduced.
    Students undertake projects in a studio environment.

    Learning Outcomes

    On completion of this unit, students will be able to:

    1. develop design solutions that effectively integrate knowledge and design project conditions;

    2. understand the client, contextual and cultural parameters including usage patterns and sustainability;

    3. analyse and organise complex client briefs;

    4. articulate and present design ideas coherently;

    5. develop design strategies;

    6. understand how regulations and other statutory processes influence design.

    Assessment Items

    Contact Hours

    6 hours per week

    Prerequisites

    Must pass (1) unit: 8970 Studio 4 or
    8284 Design Studio 2.2 (Interior Architecture) or
    8743 Design Studio 2.2 (Landscape Architecture) or
    8328 Design Studio 2.2 (Industrial Design).

    Corequisites

    None.

    Assumed Knowledge

    NONE

    Incompatible Units

    8329 Design Studio 3.2 (Industrial Design)
    8286 Design Studio 3.2 (Interior Architecture)
    8267 Design Studio 3.2 (Landscape Architecture)

    Equivalent Units

    8329 Design Studio 3.2 (Industrial Design) 8286 Design Studio 3.2 (Interior Architecture) 8267 Design Studio 3.2 (Landscape Architecture)



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