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AA Visiting School Undergraduate (ABPL30063)

Undergraduate level 3Points: 12.5On Campus (Parkville)

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Overview

Year of offer2019
Subject levelUndergraduate Level 3
Subject codeABPL30063
Campus
Parkville
Availability(Quotas apply)
July
FeesSubject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

This subject is a two week intensive design studio held typically on the first two weeks of July. The workshop will be run by visiting staff from the Architectural Association, School of Architecture, UK as well as teaching staff from MSD. The subject introduces students to contemporary digital design techniques, toolset and workflow, striving for innovation in design resolution. Design briefs are wide ranging from urbanism intervention to 1:1 material systems. The studio runs a unique vertical system where students develop project with their peers and is supported by a public program of seminars, lectures, design reviews and exhibition of outcome. All projects are conducted in group work. This subject is run concurrently with AA Visiting School (Graduate) subject. This subject provides opportunity for undergraduate student to develop design skills in a graduate school design studio environment.

pre- teaching: Student will be required to undertake online learning modules or attend a workshop for specific software used during the subject. This usually take place one week prior to the start of the subject.

Incidental costs: Students will be required to purchase modelling and exhibition materials for the course excluding software; cost approx. $150 to $250 per person. Rhino 3D can be downloaded free for 90 days trial. Adobe Creative Cloud (CC) can be purchased on monthly bases.

Subject has a quota of 45 (this quota applies to the combined enrolments in ABPL30063 and ABPL90386)

Selection Criteria: submission of 3 pages (A3) pdf digital portfolio of previous studio work.

Submission is to be emailed directly to the subject coordinator.

For quota application due dates, refer to the EDSC Quota Subjects webpage: http://edsc.unimelb.edu.au/quota-subjects

Intended learning outcomes

On completion of the subject students should have developed:

  • Gaining an understanding of design methods through reasoning and application of digital and physical mediums;
  • Develop an understanding of the creative use of 2d and 3d representational and graphical techniques in the production of architectural presentation drawings;
  • Exploring and learning the use of appropriate materials and fabrication techniques in the construction of physical models to express architectural ideas;
  • Develop skill to work collaboratively in a team to deliver design project.

Generic skills


On completion of the subject students should have developed:

  • Gaining an understanding of design methods through reasoning and application of digital and physical mediums;
  • Develop an understanding of the creative use of 2d and 3d representational and graphical techniques in the production of architectural presentation drawings;
  • Exploring and learning the use of appropriate materials and fabrication techniques in the construction of physical models to express architectural ideas;
  • Develop skill to work collaboratively in a team to deliver design project.

Last updated: 11 November 2018