Architecture Methods 1
Begin your exploration of architectural design methods. Learn how to develop concepts, then visualise them on page and on screen. Get a snapshot of photography’s role in the field of architecture. Start drafting your career in architecture here.
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- 30 Aug 2021
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At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- analyse a site through methods of observation and representation with the aid of appropriate communication tools
- apply diagramming, drawing and modelling conventions, including orthographic projection, as methods to investigate and communicate form and space in the built environment
- select, collate and communicate ideas and design processes.
- Concept Visualisation
- Drawing to inform the design process
- Hand drawing, sketching and diagramming
- Orthographic Projections
- Modelling techniques and applications
You cannot enrol in this subject if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:
Students who have completed BAS110 PRIOR to 2015 are not required to enrol into its co-requisite BAS115 as it was previously counted as double subject. From 2015, BAS110 must be enrolled at same time.
- EquipmentDetails - Access to hardware: webcam, speakers and microphone.
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In this studio unit(s) students are required to purchase a number of specific items for hand drawing, sketching and presenting. These supplies will continue to be used and required throughout the course.
This subject informs the architectural design process and explores the importance of visualisation of concepts, sketch design and developed design by an introduction to hand-drawn sketching, diagramming, photography, orthographic projection and modelling techniques and applications. Work integrated learning is engaged through developing fundamental design methods and communication in the architectural practice.
Please Note: If it’s your first time studying a Curtin University subject you’ll need to complete their compulsory ‘Academic Integrity Program’. It only takes two hours to complete online, and provides you with vital information about studying with Curtin University. The Academic Integrity Program is compulsory, so if it’s not completed your subject grades will be withheld.
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- Presentation 1 (20%)
- Presentation 2 (30%)
- Portfolio (50%)
Current study term: 29 Aug 21 to 28 Nov 21
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