Subject details

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

  1. research and analyse relevant theory and precedents in relation to light, relevant technologies and the future of light
  2. synthesise ideas to design an object in relation to light
  3. adapt and transform existing methods of making, or develop new ways to create and assemble an object
  4. incorporate ethical and sustainable work practices working independently and collaboratively in the production of objects,
  5. communicate conceptual intent through the construction of an object using new technologies of light, making and construction.
  • Topics

    • Phenomenology of Light
    • Laser Cutting and CNC Routing
    • 3D Printing
    • Sustainability
    • Safety
    • Model Making
    • Light
  • Study resources

    • Instructional Methods

      • Standard Media
      • Web links
      • Audio/Video conferencing
      • Online assignment submission
      • Disscusion forum/Discussion Board
    • Online Materials

      • Audio-Video streaming
      • Online Assessment
      • Printable format materials
      • Resources and Links

Entry Requirements

Equivalent Subjects

You cannot enrol in this unit if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:

Special requirements

  • OtherDetails -

    Webcam, Speakers, Microphone

This innovative subject examines narratives of occupation, of use, and of making, as embedded in designed products that constitute the interior. Through a series of explorations and testings, students use technology to create a prototype object that has purpose and feasibility for the design industry. Emphasis is placed upon future-thinking and finding simple ways to communicate narratives of construction, use, and occupation. Practices of environmental sustainability are also considered in students’ final products.

  • Proposal (20%)
  • Presentation (30%)
  • Constructed Prototype 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.

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