Architecture Design 3 - 2017

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Unit summary

BAS200

  • 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 2017: SP1 , SP3
  • Assessment: Assignment 1 - Investigation (40%) , Assignment 2 - Reflection (30%) - Learn more

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2017 Fees
AUD$
Domestic 1,131.00
HECS 1,131.00
International 1,381.00

This unit was previously known as Architectural and Spatial Grammar Studio.

This unit introduces students to different spatial typologies and explores the relationship between site and people. The design proposition focuses on understanding spatial typologies and applying this knowledge to the design of a small building and a collective space in generic and suburban settings. Work integrated learning is incorporated through investigation of spatial typologies in a real site, and interaction with community, climate and environment.

This unit has BAS140 Architecture Habitation Studio and BAS145 Architectural Habitation Methods as mandatory prerequisites. If you have completed BAS140 prior to 2015, you are not required to enrol into BAS145 as BAS140 was previously counted as double unit. Please get a prerequisite waiver from Curtin to proceed with enrolment in BAS200.

*** Level 2 units normally assume an introductory level of prior knowledge in this area, e.g. from studying related Level 1 units or other relevant experience. Ensure all Level 1 units have been completed before moving to Level 2. ***

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

  1. analyse a range of spatial typologies through conceptual propositions
  2. apply spatial typology to design a small building in context of a collective space
  3. situate and develop the design of a building in response to site, place and people.
  • Assignment 1 — Investigation (40%)
  • Assignment 2 — Reflection (30%)
  • Presentation (30%)

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.

Mandatory co-requisites

You must either have successfully completed the following unit(s) before starting this unit, or currently be enrolled in the following unit(s); or enrol in the following unit(s) to study at the same time or prior to this unit:

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

Students who have completed BAS200 PRIOR to 2015 are not required to enrol into its co-requisite BAS205 as it was previously counted as double unit. From 2015, BAS205 must be enrolled at same time.

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
1Spatial typologies
2Testing Space: Modelling
3Design through Plan
4Design through Section
5Design through Diagram
6Testing Space: Architectural Photography
7Site
8Siting
9Testing Space: 3D Modelling
10Testing Space: Collage
11Interior
12Presentation

This unit is delivered using the following methods and materials:

Instructional Methods

  • Audio/Video conferencing
  • Discussion Forum/Discussion Board
  • Online assignment submission
  • Podcasting/Lecture capture
  • Standard Media
  • Web links

Online materials

  • Audio/Video - Streaming
  • Online Assessment
  • Printable format materials
  • 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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