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Subject details

  • Topics
    • Art and Architecture
    • Perception of Space and Site
    • Diagramming Concepts
    • Sustainability
    • Modelling
    • Designs from the inside out
    • Detailling
    • Structure and Forces
    • Materials
    • Presentation
    • Critique / Feedback
    • Review
  • Study resources
    • Instructional Methods
      • Audio/Video conferencing
      • Disscusion forum/Discussion Board
      • Online assignment submission
      • Podcasting/Leacture capture
      • Standard Media
      • Streaming Multimedia
      • Web links
    • Online Materials
      • Resources and Links
      • Printable format materials
      • Online Assessment
      • Audio-Video streaming

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

  1. analyse and communicate values, aspirations, and meaning through methods of precedent studies in regional architecture
  2. evaluate the demographics and geography of the commsubjecty and context of a site using physical, digital and other appropriate modelling methods
  3. reflect upon and communicate the ideation and design process.
  • Assignment 1 - Portfolio (35%)
  • Assignment 2 - Presentation 1 (35%)
  • Assignment 3 - Presentation 2 (30%)

Textbooks are subject to change within the academic year. Students are advised to purchase their books no earlier than one to two months before the start of a subject

Entry Requirements

You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:

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

Special requirements

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

This subject was previously known as Architectural Contexts Methods.

This subject is an investigation of ideation techniques. It engages students in the application and modelling of relevant contexts and precedents. Work integrated learning is incorporated through analysing, exploring, manipulating and testing of ideas and different scales using a range of visual communication methods.

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