Integrated Buildings Research Methods
Wield industry-standard computer programs to create a design for a small-scale architectural project.Visually convey your design intent. Document your process while acknowledging statutory planning, environmental guidelines and client requests.
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At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- establish a carefully curated response to site situation or context, documented to industry standards
- apply knowledge of industry codes and systems to a project
- apply manual and digital graphic techniques and modelling to describe three-dimensional form and spatial relationships.
- Place Evaluation
- Conceptual Framework
- Life Cycle Design
- Development Approval
- Maintaining Design Intent
- Building Licence
- Working Drawings
- Documentation Set
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-MAA506-Integrated Buildings Research Studio
- CUR-MAA503 (Not currently available)
Students who have completed MAA506 (previously MAA503) PRIOR to 2015 are not required to enrol into its co-requisite MAA507 as it was previously counted as double subject.
- Other requirements -
Access to hardware: webcam, speakers and microphone
In this subject students will investigate methods to resolve a small-scale architectural project developed in the subject Integrated Buildings Research Studio. The communication methods to be applied to the Integrated building design will focus on documenting and detailing, while the research methods will include, but are not limited to, data collection, literature review and precedents. The documentation will respond to statutory planning, building and environmental guidelines and client requirements whilst employing best practice documentation standards.
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- Schematic Design Project (50%)
- Documentation Portfolio (50%)