units

ARC3501

Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture

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6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate - Unit

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.

Faculty

Art, Design and Architecture

Organisational Unit

Department of Architecture

Coordinator(s)

Mr Ross Brewin (Caulfield), Ms Jacqui Alexander (Prato)

Unit guides

Offered

Caulfield

  • First semester 2017 (Day)
  • First semester 2017 (Evening)
  • Trimester 2 2017 (Off-campus block of classes)
  • Trimester 2 2017 (On-campus block of classes)

Prato

  • Trimester 2 2017 (Day)

Synopsis

This unit introduces aspects of architectural production. This unit covers architectural production in relation to a range of historical, theoretical, material and speculative domains addressing diverse social, cultural, technological, and communicative aspects of architecture. Explorations will incorporate various methodologies and points of view. The unit will help students develop analytical methods for understanding and contributing to the evolving built environment.

Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate a broader exposure and deeper engagement with architectural production
  2. Actively engage research issues in architectural production
  3. Critically assess aspects of architectural production
  4. Utilise principles and strategies influencing the development of architecture
  5. Understand and apply the rules of occupational health and safety appropriate to the discipline practice.

Assessment

Mixed-mode assessment: 100%

Workload requirements

On-campus: 12 hours per week including 3 contact hours and 9 hours of independent study or equivalent.

See also Unit timetable information

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Tom Morgan (Caulfield), Ms Jacqui Alexander (Prato)

Prerequisites

Enrolled in Bachelor of Architectural Design and must have passed 96 credit points, OHS1000