Complex Buildings Research Methods
Analyse your Complex Buildings Research Studio (MAA409) project in written, graphical and oral formats.Dig into industry codes and project systems. Rely on this knowledge to craft a response to your project's site situation or urban formation.
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At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- research, analyse and integrate information relevant to comprehension of context and siting of project.
- develop a critical design position by sequencing and ordering of formal and spatial relationships applying manual and graphic techniques.
- reflect upon own project in terms of new knowledge specific to the design research task.
- Spatial Intelligence
- Thinking Architecture
- Tower and Office
- National Construction Code
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:
- CUR-MAA409-Complex Buildings Research Studio
- CUR-MAA406 (Not currently available)
Students who have completed MAA409 (previously MAA406) PRIOR to 2015 are not required to enrol into its co-requisite MAA411 as it was previously counted as double subject.
- Other requirements -
Access to hardware: webcam, speakers and microphone
This subject focuses on the ‘making’ of outputs emanating from complex building design. Students will develop a series of outputs which describe the design from the co-requisite Complex Buildings Research Studio, in written, graphical and oral presentation forms.
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- Investigative Analysis Project (50%)
- Portfolio (50%)
Current study term: 29 May 22 to 28 Aug 22
Textbooks are not required.