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Design Studio 2.1 (Interior Architecture) (9267.1)

Level: Level 2 - Undergraduate Intermediate Unit
Credit Points: 6
HECS Bands:

Band 2 2013-2020 (Expires 31 Dec 2020) Band 2 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021) Band 3 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)

Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Design
Discipline: Discipline of Design & Architecture



    The unit investigates how design impacts on the experiences for living in the home. It explores the principles of sustainable living and wellbeing using the design of the domestic interior as the focus. The unit covers both global concerns and local approaches to the design of domestic space. An historic, philosophical, and analytical understanding of both house and home is developed, so that new living models can be designed to usefully contribute to the health and wellbeing of the users.

    Learning Outcomes

    Students completing this unit will be able to:

    1. use a range of conceptual design methodologies and skills related to living in the home;

    2. demonstrate a clear historical, philosophical, and analytical understanding of both house and home;

    3. demonstrate concepts of spatial thinking and the skills used to represent these concepts;

    4. critically analyse space and human environments and evaluate the effectiveness of a design from multiple perspectives.

    Contact Hours

    Up to 6 hours per week consisting of lectures/studio/workshop.





    Assumed Knowledge

    Skills gained in unit 8282 Design Studio 1.2 (Interior Architecture)

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