Complex Buildings Studio
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13 weeks weeks
- 29 May 2023
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At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- review and compare precedents to generate sequencing and ordering of formal and spatial relationships in response to brief, users, and built purpose
- critically evaluate complex design options in response to a decarbonised and sustainable agenda employing 2D and 3D manual and graphic techniques, to critically respond to site, functional requirements, and cultural contexts
- integrate knowledge of industry codes, structures and services in a complex building proposal
- Introduction (Brief and Site)
- Site exploration and testing outputs
- Introduction to Giraffe
- The Hassell Design Process
- Urban Living Systems
- Contextual analysis
- Conceptual Clarity
- Landscape Integration
- Selected Hassell project
- Hassell's 30VN Competition Winning Project (Program Distribution)
In order to enrol in this subject, you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:
- Equipment requirements - Audio video equipment required.
- Software requirements - Access to the Internet.
- Other requirements - Admission to degree may be required.
This subject focuses on the conceptualisation, methodological development and design of conceptually and programmatically complex medium to large scale public building. A response that incorporates decarbonising strategies and sustainable design principles is incorporated into the project work. The design process will take account of multiple cultural perspectives, knowledges and contexts in the process of design and conceptualisation. Students will develop a critical position which will inform their design process. 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.
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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- Portfolio (50%)
- Preliminary Project Presentation (50%)
Current study term: 28 May 23 to 27 Aug 23
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