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Design Environment (6940.6)

Level: Level 2 - Undergraduate Intermediate Unit
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 1
Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Design
Discipline: Discipline of Built Environment and Design



    This unit introduces students to advanced tools and techniques of 3D modelling software, such as BIM (Revit Architecture), AutoCAD & 3DS Max, using the digital environment for manipulating the 3D form. The unit explores advanced principles of 3D modelling using lighting solutions, rendering and other techniques appropriate for application in a range of fields including architecture, landscape architecture, graphic design, interior architecture and industrial design.

    Learning Outcomes

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

    1. explore space planning and investigate methodologies for design solutions in 3D form;

    2. apply an advanced level using BIM or related 3D software applications for creative expression in a conceptual design context;

    3. communicate design intentions using 3D imagery; and

    4. generate artist impressions and walk through animations suitable for professional level client presentations.

    Contact Hours

    Up to 3 hours a week.


    8330 Digital Environment or permission of unit convenor.



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