ARC5502 - Advanced studies in architecture 4 - 2018

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Postgraduate - Unit

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Faculty

Art, Design and Architecture

Organisational Unit

Department of Architecture

Chief examiner(s)

Associate Professor Ari Seligmann

Coordinator(s)

Associate Professor Ari Seligmann

Unit guides

Offered

Caulfield

Prato

Prerequisites

Admission to Masters of Architecture or by permission, OHS1000

Synopsis

This unit explores aspects of architectural media. This unit examines a range of discursive and material aspects of architectural media. It will take into consideration various cultural, social, and technological factors utilizing historical, theoretical, and projective approaches. Investigations will incorporate various methodologies and diverse points of view with an underlying concern for the implications for architectural design. The unit will foster skills necessary for assessing and contributing to the built environment.

Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will:

  1. Become acquainted with theories and practices shaping architecture
  2. Have a wider comprehension of architectural media

3 .Gain enhanced skills in articulating architectural ideas

  1. Understand and be able to apply the rules of occupational health and safety appropriate to the unit of study.

Assessment

This is a semester-long project unit.

100% mixed mode

Workload requirements

12 hours per week including 3 contact hours per week and 9 hours of independent study or equivalent.

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