Contemporary Issues in Design & Architecture PG (9771.3)
|Faculty:||Faculty of Arts and Design|
|Discipline:||School of Design and the Built Environment|
UC - Canberra, Bruce
Year Teaching Period Convener Mode of Delivery 2020 Semester 2 DR Gevork HARTOONIAN (Ph: +61 2 62015415 ) ON-CAMPUS
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This unit undertakes a critical engagement with contemporary issues and conditions in design and architecture. The relation between the development of a project, design theories, and the implications for designers and architects is emphasised. The unit requires advanced skills in critical reflection, the synthesizing of ideas related to chosen topics, and the ability to communicate a critical understanding of issues informing contemporary practice.
On successful completion of this unit students will be able to:
1. Demonstrate an advanced knowledge of a range of contemporary design and architecture issues;
2. Analytically review the relevant literature;
3. Demonstrate an advanced understanding of the ways designers and architects respond to and transform contemporary issues; and
4. Demonstrate advanced communication skills in response to their critical understanding of the issues.
3 hours per week
Architectural knowledge in accord with the learning outcomes of the Bachelor of Arts in Architecture or equivalent.
8179 Contemporary Architecture Theories