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Interior Architecture Technology 1: Anatomy (11026.1)

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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In this unit students will develop a core understanding of construction and 'micro-tectonic' logics that affect the materialisation of interior environments.

Throughout the unit, students will design and compose a set of construction systems, speculating on the anatomy of unbuilt case studies with historical and disciplinary relevance. The unbuilt condition is utilised as a mechanism to position each student in a critical and highly explorative context.

Learning Outcomes

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

1. Differentiate the specific role of construction technologies within complex systems;

2. Narrate constructed entities as a hierarchical relation between tectonic systems and components;

3. Interpret the role of digital and analogue tools for spatial representation as construction design mechanisms;

4. Transform and adapt to a specific design to existing construction technologies; and

5. Apply the construction specific conventions of representation.

Assessment Items

Contact Hours

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





Assumed Knowledge

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

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