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Subject details

  • Topics
    • Defining your project and well being
    • Incorporating concepts
    • Healthcare Design
    • Technology System Solutions and Introduction
    • Technology Systems
    • Conceptual Design Development
    • Resolving your Design by documentation
    • Detailing
  • Study resources
    • Instructional Methods
      • Audio/Video conferencing
      • Disscusion forum/Discussion Board
      • Online assignment submission
      • Standard Media
      • Web links
    • Online Materials
      • Online Assessment
      • Resources and Links
      • Printable format materials
      • Audio-Video streaming

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

  1. investigate and analyse perspectives of existing technology design systems
  2. propose improvements to the functioning of existing design systems, taking into consideration sustainability and efficiency
  3. develop research-based strategies to improve environmental qualities, incorporating applicability of material and structural technology
  4. communicate effectively through documentation and modelling
  5. apply knowledge of building codes and Australian standards to the design of interior technological systems.
  • Assignment 1 - Design proposal (40%)
  • Assignment 2 - Proposal (40%)
  • Assignment 3 - Report (20%)

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 Technology Driven Design.

In this subject the student applies knowledge and technical skills in detailing and specifying integrated technological systems in interiors. Resolution of the design is driven by the creation of technological systems that are efficiently and flexibly integrated within complex commercial settings involving technical (e.g. hospital), public (e.g. art gallery) and bespoke (e.g. ocean liner/yacht) interiors. The subject also focuses on effective communication through documentation and modelling. Sustainability as a key driver of our cultural values needs to be integrated into the design practice.

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.

Find out more about the Academic Integrity module.

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