Architecture Design 5
Design your future in architecture. Think about the form and function of design. Explain design methods versus intent and consider diversity. Draw on your prior study of medium-scale, urban fringe public buildings in real and simulated settings
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At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- synthesise and visually and verbally communicate complex spatial programmatic and functional relationships
- apply knowledge of studied precedents to the design of a medium scale public building
- generate and reflect upon a design of a medium sized public building through a theoretical position.
- theoretical positions in thinking about and making architecture
- diversity of approach to architecture
- medium scale public building
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:
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)
Students who have completed BAS300 PRIOR to 2015 are not required to enrol into its co-requisite BAS305 as it was previously counted as double subject. From 2015, BAS305 must be enrolled at same time.
- Equipment requirements - Access to hardware: webcam, speakers and microphone.
This subject was previously known as Architectural Discourse and Spatial Intelligence Studio.
This subject explores the use of theoretical positions in thinking about and making architecture. The subject uses precedent studies to generate diversity in students’ design approach to architecture. The design proposition engages a site at the periphery of the metropolis and is a medium scale public building. Work integrated learning is incorporated through the exploration and expression of theoretical positions through design simulating the real world conditions.
*** Level 3 subjects normally assume an introductory level of prior knowledge in this area, e.g. from studying related Level 2 subjects or other relevant experience. Ensure all Level 2 subjects have been completed before moving to Level 3. ***
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- Conceptual investigation (30%)
- Reflection (40%)
- Presentation (30%)
Current study term: 29 Aug 21 to 28 Nov 21
Textbooks are not required.