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Undergraduate | CUR-BAS305 | 2024

Architecture Methods 3A - Digital Futures

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Get drawn into the visual world of ideation, conceptual and developed architecture design. Consider how form and function come together using three-dimensional diagramming methods. Explore design styles that mimic unrelated building objects.

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Start dates
26 Feb 2024,
26 Aug 2024,
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Entry requirements
Part of a degree
13 weeks

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Architecture Methods 3A - Digital Futures

About this subject

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

    1. work collaboratively to explore alternative modes of immersive visualisation and conceptual communication
    2. analyse cultural, social, historical and geographical significance and express this in a critically speculative manner
    3. use avant-garde immersive technologies to captivate the client, rapidly test ideas and iterate design options.

Entry requirements

Part of a degree

To enrol in this subject you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:


  • CUR-BAS-DEG-2024 - Bachelor of Applied Science (Architectural Science)


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Prior study

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 BAS305 as it was previously counted as double subject.
This subject has BAS235 Architectural Contexts Methods as a mandatory prerequisite. If you have completed BAS230 Architecture Contexts Studio prior to 2015, you are not required to enrol into BAS235 as BAS230 was previously counted as double subject. Please get a prerequisite waiver from Curtin to proceed with enrolment in BAS305.
*** 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. ***

Additional requirements

  • Equipment requirements - Access to hardware: webcam, speakers and microphone.

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.

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Related degrees

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

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