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Undergraduate | CUR-BAS140 | 2024

Architecture and Interior Architecture Design Studio 1 - Small Structures

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Build on your understanding of the primary architectural components: space, form, structure and materials. Engage in a reflective and iterative design process to create a new living space that reflects your ideas and complements its surroundings.

Study method
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Start dates
27 May 2024,
25 Nov 2024,
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Entry requirements
Prior study needed
13 weeks

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Architecture and Interior Architecture Design Studio 1 - Small Structures

About this subject

  • At the completion of this subject students will be able to:

    1. observe, interpret, explore and synthesise ideas into small projects expressing relationships of the body to landscape, space, form, structure and materials
    2. develop alternative design propositions for inhabiting a given landscape
    3. refine and communicate a design proposition through a reflective and iterative design process in relation to site and self
    4. construct a habitable environment using appropriate materials and construction techniques

Entry requirements

Prior study

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


Students who have completed BAS140 PRIOR to 2015 are not required to enrol into BAS145 as it was previously counted as double subject.

Additional requirements

  • Equipment requirements - Audio video equipment required.
  • Software requirements - Software purchase required.
  • Other requirements - Additional materials. Access to the internet. Provide an email address.

Study load

0.125 EFTSL

This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

Find out more information on Commonwealth Loans to understand what this means to your eligibility for financial support.

What to study next?

Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following courses

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Bachelor of Interior Design

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