Subject details

  • Topics
    • Introduction to Interior Architecture
    • Anthropometrics and people scale
    • Modeling
    • Diagramming
    • Patterning
    • Parasite
    • Occupation
    • Parasite and Host
    • Installations
    • Presentations
    • Folio
    • Interior Photography
  • Study resources
    • Instructional Methods
      • Audio/Video conferencing
      • Disscusion forum/Discussion Board
      • Online assignment submission
      • Standard Media
      • Streaming Multimedia
      • Web links
    • Online Materials
      • Online Assessment
      • Audio-Video streaming
      • Resources and Links
      • Printable format materials

At the completion of this subject students will be able to:

  1. identify and analyse design elements in the environment
  2. apply techniques relevant to observation, process and design outcomes
  3. synthesise information from a range of sources to create and present an informed design response that includes material and construction
  4. reflect upon, speculate and critique own work during its formation and resolution
  5. construct a full scale habitable environment using appropriate materials and construction techniques.
  • Assignment 1 - Concept Design Proposal (20%)
  • Assignment 2 - Design DevelopmentPresentation (30%)
  • Assignment 3 - Built Project (50%)

Textbooks are subject to change within the academic year. Students are advised to purchase their books no earlier than one to two months before the start of a subject

Entry Requirements

You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:

Special requirements

No special requirements

This subject was previously known as Interior Architecture Design 3.

An introduction to the language of design and the key issues and processes of designing interiors. Students will engage in abstract thought and experimentation in design ideas such as anthropometrics and human occupation of space, navigation and interiority. Appropriate modes of communication including drawing, modelling, discussion, speculation and reflection will be exercised. Students will study implications of site including solar, wind and sound. Material, basic construction and detailing will be introduced.

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