History of the Interior
Travel back through the artistic and design movements of the 20th and 21st centuries. Be inspired by the Bauhaus design aesthetic, Gordon Matta-Clark’s work and the architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright. Trace their influence through to today’s work.
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At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- identify seminal art, design and philosophical movements and their influences on the development of design disciplines,
- analyse and discuss the impact and influences of significant global events on design practice from social, indigenous, technological and economic perspectives,
- examine and deconstruct the evolution of key design practitioners' methodologies and communication techniques,
- appraise contemporary local, regional and global design thinking and practice to anticipate future challenges and opportunities.
- Mies vander Rohe
- Frank Lloyd Wright and Creativity
- Eames and the cold war
- Contemporary Practice
- Pop, plastic and Postmodernism
- Modern Critique
You should not enrol in this subject if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:
- CUR-BIA270-Interior Architecture Contexts (No longer available)
- CUR-BIA170C-History of the Interior (No longer available)
- Other requirements -
Webcam, Speakers, Microphone
This subject was previously known as BIA270 Interior Architecture Contexts.
This interdisciplinary subject explores and debates significant art and design movements across the twentieth and twenty-first centuries in the broader context of significant world events affecting social, political, technological, and economical developments, including indigenous perspectives. The effects of these movements on the shaping and making of the interior is considered at both local and international levels, in particular by deconstructing key methods and processes of design practice.
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- Group Research Project (30%)
- Essay (35%)
- Case Study (35%)
Current study term: 29 Aug 21 to 28 Nov 21
Textbooks are not required.
Bachelor of Applied Science Interior Architecture
- Level Four Subjects
- Level Four Subjects - Honours Stream