Postgraduate | CUR-MAA600 | 2023
- Study method
- 100% online
- 100% online
- Entry requirements
- Part of a degree
- 12 weeks
- 28 Aug 2023
HECS-HELP and FEE-HELP available
About this subject
At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- research and analyse best practice exemplars and case studies as a tool for referencing and generating a creative and imaginative design response to brief, site, user intent and built purpose including spatial relationships GC1
- integrate and apply design knowledge, systems and industry code requirements to produce a coherent conceptual design documented to industry standards GC2
- apply digital and manual graphic techniques and three dimensional modelling to develop and present a detailed design with an increasing level of functional and technical resolution that articulates conceptual thinking whilst integrating construction systems, materials and building services
- Place Evaluation
- Conceptual Framework
- Life Cycle Design
- Development Approval
- Maintaining Design Intent
- Building Licence
- Working Drawings
- Documentation Set
This subject used to be known as the following two subjects: Integrated Buildings Research Studio and Integrated Buildings Research Methods.
This subject focusses on the process of design, developed through industry based projects and requirements. Students will design a small-scale architectural project to a high level of resolution, while addressing statutory planning, building and client requirements. Project will be developed, documented and detailed using architectural communication conventions while maintaining architectural intent. The project may employ digital design and fabrication techniques as a part of the design process. The project will respond to a decarbonised agenda. Best practice exemplars and cases studies will be referred to as a foundation for design. There will be a fieldwork component, the nature of which is dependent upon the focus of research. Work Integrated Learning will be incorporated throughout the Unit by using a mode of teaching where activities will take place in workshop situations/on sites/simulation of the real-world project/interaction with community and industry.
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- Documentation Portfolio (50%)
- Schematic Design Project (50%)
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Part of a degree
To enrol in this subject you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:
- CUR-MAA-MAS-2023 - Master of Architecture
- CUR-FAST-MAS-2023 - Fast track your Curtin on campus study (Postgraduate)
- Other requirements - Audio video equipment required. Access to the Internet.
This is in the range of 20 to 24 hours of study each week.
Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.
Find out more information on Commonwealth Loans to understand what this means to your eligibility for financial support.
Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following degrees