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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- 26 May 2019
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At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- establish a critical working territory for grounding and positioning the design of a new complex building within the canons of good architecture and a self-developed position
- reflect upon own project in terms of new knowledge specific to the research task.
- Introduction to Complex Buildings
- Site Analysis
- Masterplanning and Placemaking
- Schematic Design: Concept & Presentation
- Design Development: Arch Systems
- Design Development: Sustainability
- Design Development: Detailing
- Design Development: Accessibility
- Design Development: Presentation
- Audio/Video conferencing
- Discussion forum/Discussion Board
- Online assignment submission
- Standard Media
- Streaming Multimedia
- Web links
- Printable format materials
- Resources and Links
- Online Assessment
- Audio-Video streaming
You must either have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject, 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:
CUR-MAA409-Complex Buildings Research Studio , or CUR-MAA406
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.
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Access to hardware: webcam, speakers and microphone
This subject focuses on the ‘making’ of outputs emanating from complex buildings 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.
Work Integrated Learning will be incorporated throughout the subject by using a mode of teaching where design activity will take place in workshop situations/ on sites/ simulation of the real world project/ interaction with community and industry etc.
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- Portfolio (30%)
- Project Report 1 (35%)
- Project Report 2 (35%)
Textbooks are not required.