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Intended learning outcomes
Students who have successfully completed this subject should be able to:
- Develop and refine architectural design strategies;
- Use three‐dimensional spatial ordering to develop complex planning and organisational arrangements;
- Design a large building with an appreciation of the social, historical, environmental and cultural contexts of the site;
- Understand the complex interrelationship between designed civic spaces and community,including the ways in which architectural design, spatial order and planning can be used to offer positive outcomes for communities;
- Demonstrate a high‐level of representational and compositional skill, and generate and present ideas in digital, analogue and other formats;
- Apply critical thinking to the assessment of design proposals, and make changes and improvements based on that assessment through iterative design processes;
- Design to a level of resolution that demonstrates knowledge of structure, materials and architectural technology;
- Present, substantiate and advocate for design proposals in a public setting, and accept critique in a constructive manner; and,
- Engage with and contribute to studio culture.
Students completing this subject will have developed the following generic skills:
- Ability to generate and iteratively test design ideas;
- Ability to work with design precedents;
- Ability to work with different design methodologies;
- Physical and digital model-making and its translation process;
- Ability to integrate digital tools into the design generation and design development processes;
- Graphic communication (including orthographic projections: plans, sections, elevations, axonometric and other projections);
- Verbal presentation and appropriate use of design terminology;
- Time management and project management;and,
- Constructive acceptance of feedback and criticism.
Last updated: 30 March 2021