Interior Architecture Ephemeral Environments Studio - 2016

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Unit summary

BIA220

  • Level of Study: Undergraduate Level 2
  • Study load: 0.125 EFTSL
  • Delivery method: Fully Online
  • Prerequisites: Yes
  • Duration: 13 weeks
  • Government loans available: FEE-HELP, HECS-HELP
  • Availability for 2016: SP2 , SP4
  • Availability for 2017: SP2 , SP4
  • Assessment: Assignment 1 - Case Study (30%) , Assignment 2 - Project (50%) - Learn more

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2016 Fees
AUD$
Domestic 1,114.00
HECS 1,114.00
International 1,364.00

Students will investigate and test both tangible and ephemeral or perception based elements of the interior environment, and apply these within a set of conditions. This unit will also examine colour theory and lighting design.

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At the completion of this unit students will be able to:

  1. distinguish the different components that contribute to the internal environment
  2. apply knowledge of the internal environment to explain the implications for the ephemeral environment
  3. synthesise environmental knowledge and theory to create a design solution.
  • Assignment 1 — Case Study (30%)
  • Assignment 2 — Project (50%)
  • Assignment 3 — Reflective Journal (20%)

Mandatory prerequisites

You must have successfully completed the following unit(s) before starting this unit:

If you have completed equivalent study at another university, please contact a Student Advisor for advice.

  • Broadband access
  • Other special requirement — Provide an email address

In order to enrol in this unit, you must be accepted into one of the following courses:

Please visit the course details page and read the Requirements tab for more information about eligibility.

This unit addresses the following topics.

NumberTopic
1Anatomy of constructed, occupied space in stasis (material, light, colour, sound, air, temperature)
2What is design? + Introduction to spatial typologies
3Elements in Spatial composition: Lighting, transparency, translucency and reflection
4Anatomy of an ephemeral Interior
5Communicating your design
6Reflecting, organising, editing, documenting

This unit is delivered using the following methods and materials:

Instructional Methods

  • Blogs
  • Chat rooms
  • Discussion Forum/Discussion Board
  • Online Quizzes/Tests
  • Online assignment submission
  • Podcasting/Lecture capture
  • Standard Media
  • Streaming Multimedia
  • Web links
  • Wikis

Online materials

  • Audio/Video - Streaming
  • Online Assessment
  • Printable format materials
  • Quizzes
  • Resources and Links

This unit is a core requirement in the following courses:

This unit may be eligible for credit towards other courses:

  1. Many undergraduate courses on offer through OUA include 'open elective' where any OUA unit can be credited to the course. You need to check the Award Requirements on the course page for the number of allowed open electives and any level limitations.
  2. In other cases, the content of this unit might be relevant to a course on offer through OUA or elsewhere. In order to receive credit for this unit in the course you will need to supply the provider institution with a copy of the Unit Profile in the approved format, which you can download here. Note that the Unit Profile is set at the start of the year, and if textbooks change this may not match the Co-Op textbook list.
This unit does not have a prescribed textbook(s).

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