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Subject details

  • Topics
    • Heritage Significance and the Burra Charter
    • Site Measurement and Documentation
    • Condition Reports
    • Examples of successful structures - revision
    • Heritage Consultants and Practice
    • Adaptive Reuse
    • Spatial Planning
    • Significance and Interpretation
    • Design Development
    • Materials and Memory
  • Study resources
    • Instructional Methods
      • Audio/Video conferencing
      • Disscusion forum/Discussion Board
      • Online assignment submission
      • Standard Media
      • Streaming Multimedia
      • Web links
    • Online Materials
      • Online Assessment
      • Printable format materials
      • Resources and Links
      • Audio-Video streaming

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

  1. produce measured drawings that demonstrate technical skill and knowledge of structure and materiality of a culturally significant building
  2. identify the principles of design inherent in statutory heritage values, and use these principles in formulating a highly resolved system of technologies for the interior
  3. transform a new interior functional brief into a sensitively resolved and integrated design insertion within a heritage building
  4. apply structural logic and technological strategies to a design that expresses the memory of a heritage interior.
  • Assignment 1 - Report and drawings (20%)
  • Assignment 2 - Project (30%)
  • Assignment 3 - Design proposal (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

No eligibility requirements

Special requirements

No special requirements

This subject was previously known as Interior Architecture Constructed Memory Studio.

Students in this subject will apply knowledge and technical skills to embrace history in contemporary interior contexts. Exploration of design concepts that express memory through the identification of values inherent in a heritage building is undertaken to develop adaptive re-use solutions through the use of technology.

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