Design for High-Complexity (11053.1)
|Available teaching periods||Delivery mode||Location|
|View teaching periods|| On-Campus
|| Bruce, Canberra
|0.125||3||Faculty Of Arts And Design|
|Discipline||Study level||HECS Bands|
|School Of Design And The Built Environment||Level 3 - Undergraduate Advanced Unit|| Band 2 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021)
Band 3 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)
Learning outcomesAfter successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Critically evaluate and apply a variety of issues involved in the design development;
2. Professionally present design solution using appropriate selection of written, graphic, digital and oral communication;
3. Critically evaluate the way design responds to marketing theory and practice, including the influence on product development; and
4. Synthesise complete process of product development for manufacture.
Graduate attributes1. UC graduates are professional - communicate effectively
1. UC graduates are professional - display initiative and drive, and use their organisation skills to plan and manage their workload
1. UC graduates are professional - employ up-to-date and relevant knowledge and skills
1. UC graduates are professional - take pride in their professional and personal integrity
1. UC graduates are professional - use creativity, critical thinking, analysis and research skills to solve theoretical and real-world problems
2. UC graduates are global citizens - adopt an informed and balanced approach across professional and international boundaries
2. UC graduates are global citizens - behave ethically and sustainably in their professional and personal lives
2. UC graduates are global citizens - communicate effectively in diverse cultural and social settings
2. UC graduates are global citizens - make creative use of technology in their learning and professional lives
2. UC graduates are global citizens - think globally about issues in their profession
2. UC graduates are global citizens - understand issues in their profession from the perspective of other cultures
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - adapt to complexity, ambiguity and change by being flexible and keen to engage with new ideas
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - be self-aware
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - evaluate and adopt new technology
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - reflect on their own practice, updating and adapting their knowledge and skills for continual professional and academic development
Prerequisites11048 Design for Low-Complexity AND 11050 Design for Medium-Complexity
CorequisitesFor students enrolled in ARB201 Bachelor of Design (Industrial Design) the co-requisite is 11045 Professional Evidence (Design).
Equivalent units8958 Graduation Studio (Industrial Design)
|Year||Location||Teaching period||Teaching start date||Delivery mode||Unit convener|
|2023||Bruce, Canberra||Semester 2||31 July 2023||On-Campus||Dr Eddi Pianca|
|2024||Bruce, Canberra||Semester 2||29 July 2024||On-Campus||Dr Eddi Pianca|
SUGGESTED READINGS, BIBLIOGRAPHY AND RELATED WBESITES:
BELLETIRE, S. ST. PIERRE, L. and WHITE,P. (2004) "Okala Ecological Design: Course Guide".
BIRKELAND, J. (2002). "Design for Sustainability, a Sourcebook of Eco-logical Solutions". London, Earthscan.
BONOLLO, Elivio (2015) Product Design: A course in first principles
Available as a paperback (320 pages), in black and white and full colour versions:
The 2018, eBook edition is available in mobi (Kindle) and ePub (iBook) file versions on amazon and other worldwide networks; including on the following websites:
mobi (Kindle versions):
CUFFARO, D. PAIGE, D. & BLACKMAN, C. (2006) "Process, Materials, And Measurements: all the details product designers need to know but can never find". Us, Rockport.
"Design for Sustainability, a Practical Approach for Developing Economies" United Nations Environmental Program (UNEP) and Delft University of Technology. (2007?)
FIKSEL, J. (1996). "Design for Environment: Creating Eco-Efficient Products and Processes". New York, McGraw-Hill.
FUAD-LUKE, A. (2002). "The Eco-Design Handbook". London, Thames & Hudson.
GRAEDEL, T.E. & ALLENBY, B.R. (1995,2002) – "Industrial Ecology". New York, Prentice Hall.
MC DONOUGH, W. and BRAUNGART, M. (2002) "Cradle to Cradle, Remaking the Way we Make Things." New York, North Point Press.
MC LENNAN, J. (2004). "The Philosophy of Sustainable Design". Kansas City, Ecotone Publishing.
OTTO, B. (2006, 2008) "About Sustainability" Design Council.
PAPANEK, V. (1971, 2000). "Design for the real World, Human Ecology and Social Change". Chicago, Academy Chicago Publishers.
PAPANEK, V. (1995). "The Green Imperative: Natural Design for the Real World." New York, Thames and Hudson.
RICHARDSON, J. IRWIN, T & SHERWIN C. (2005) "Design & Sustainability: A Scoping Report for the Sustainable Design Forum". British Design Council.
WHITE, P. (2006) "Business Eco-design Tools, Ecodesign Methods for Industrial Designers"
ECO DESIGN WEBSITES
Ecodesign education & consultancy, Australia.
SRD - Society for Responsible Design, Australia.
PRE consultants, Holland (eco-indicator 99 life cycle assessment)
Full attendance at all lectures, studios, and seminars is expected. Students must contact the studio tutor in advance if they are unable to attend. There is a significant link between a student's attendance/participation, and the quality of their learning outcomes demonstrated by the submitted assessable project components. To this end, attendance records are kept and may be used to guide and inform aspects of our evaluation and feedback.
Required IT skills
1. CREO Parametric (or equilivant)
2. Rendering software skills such as KeyShot, or equivalent
3. Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop.
Work placement, internships or practicums