Interior Design Studio - Adaptive Re-Use
Complete interior design plans for existing spaces while maintaining their heritage values. Make note of design cues inherent to a heritage building. Go through condition reports. Explore ways technology can aid you throughout this delicate process.
Your upfront cost: $0
- 27 Feb 2023
- 28 Aug 2023
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At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- work collaboratively to undertake a site analysis, documentation and measured drawings of a culturally significant site
- identify conservation principles inherent in statutory heritage guidelines to inform a design position
- analyse relevant theory in relation to past, current and possible future realities to inform a design brief for the interior of an historic building
- communicate an innovative design proposition that includes the complexities of a building's physiological, cultural and sociological narratives and meanings and considers indigenous perspectives
- create a design response that synthesises knowledge and skills in ways that embrace history in a contemporary context
- Heritage Significance and the Burra Charter
- Site Measurement and Documentation
- Condition Reports
- Heritage Consultants and Practice
- Adaptive Reuse
- Spatial Planning
- Significance and Interpretation
- Design Development 1
- Design Development 2
- Materials and Memory
- Unit Summary
You must either have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject, or currently be enrolled in the following subject(s) in a prior study period; or enrol in the following subject(s) to study prior to this subject:
Please note that your enrolment in this subject is conditional on successful completion of these prerequisite subject(s). If you study the prerequisite subject(s) in the study period immediately prior to studying this subject, your result for the prerequisite subject(s) will not be finalised prior to the close of enrolment. In this situation, should you not complete your prerequisite subject(s) successfully you should not continue with your enrolment in this subject. If you are currently enrolled in the prerequisite subject(s) and believe you may not complete these all successfully, it is your responsibility to reschedule your study of this subject to give you time to re-attempt the prerequisite subject(s)
Note: Level 3 subjects normally assume a moderate level of prior knowledge in this area, eg from studying related Level 1 and 2 subjects or other relevant experience.
- Equipment requirements - Access to hardware: webcam, speakers and microphone
This subject was previously known as Interior Architecture Constructed Memory Studio.
Creative thinking is deployed in this studio subject towards initiating new design responses to adaptive re-use of historic buildings. Students undertake research methods to synthesise knowledge and technical skills in ways that embrace history, and includes indigenous perspectives, in a contemporary context. Concepts such as culture, values, memory and identity are explored. Design prototyping and testing are to be done through digital fabrication and simulated environments.
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- Report (25%)
- Design Proposition (35%)
- Resolved Design Presentation (40%)
Current study term: 28 Aug 22 to 27 Nov 22
Textbooks are not required.
Next study term: 26 Feb 23 to 28 May 23
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