Architectural Thesis Project 1
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- 28 Aug 2023
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At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- prioritise concepts theories and approaches to determine and formulate a research focus within a broad cultural and environmental and technological context for further development
- assess the value of research theories and methods, and prioritise a set of design criteria as appropriate to the architectural discipline in order to make judgements and discriminate between ideas
- develop a project brief using critical thinking, analytical writing, self-reflection and theoretical discourse skills relevant to the focus of the study within the discipline of architecture
- • What is Research
- • Starting the Research
- • Reviewing Literature for Research
- • Research Methods in Architecture
- • Writing a Research Proposal
- • One-on-one with your tutor
You must either have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject, or currently be enrolled in the following subject(s) in a prior study period; or enrol in the following subject(s) to study prior to this subject:
and one of
Please note that your enrolment in this subject is conditional on successful completion of these prerequisite subject(s). If you study the prerequisite subject(s) in the study period immediately prior to studying this subject, your result for the prerequisite subject(s) will not be finalised prior to the close of enrolment. In this situation, should you not complete your prerequisite subject(s) successfully you should not continue with your enrolment in this subject. If you are currently enrolled in the prerequisite subject(s) and believe you may not complete these all successfully, it is your responsibility to reschedule your study of this subject to give you time to re-attempt the prerequisite subject(s)
- Other requirements - Audio video equipment required. Access to the Internet.
In this subject students will draw from skills and knowledge obtained in the Common Research Methods Subject and architectural theory and methodologies of practice, which will be used to develop an architectural brief for Architectural Thesis Project 2. This includes extensive study and critical analysis of relevant literature, exemplars and precedents in the selected field of study as it relates to the discipline of architecture.
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- Scoping and Literature Review (20%)
- Research Methodology (20%)
- Project Brief Report (60%)
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