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Master of Architecture Studio A (ABPL90284)

Graduate courseworkPoints: 25On Campus (Parkville)

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Year of offer2019
Subject levelGraduate coursework
Subject codeABPL90284
Semester 1
FeesSubject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

This subject provides an introduction to architectural space, in particular the transformation of measured space into place. Through an examination of different spatial systems, studio-based design projects and related exercises in spatial representation, students will develop rudimentary skills in the spatial inventions of small buildings with simple programs.

The subject will be offered through an autonomous studio divided into tutorial groups as necessary.

There will be a compulsory three-day workshop during the Easter break at which students will be introduced to basic digital design programs.

Incidental costs

Students will be required to purchase modelling and drawing materials for the course (not including personal computer and software); cost approx. $300 .

Intended learning outcomes

On completion of this subject, students should be able to:

  • create and resolve the design of small buildings or fragments of the built environment;
  • evaluate their work in relation to other exemplary spatial compositions;
  • communicate their designs and the disciplinary context in a clear and professional manner.

Generic skills

On completion of this subject, students should be able to:

  • draw, model, and write about architectural space and place;
  • propose alternative solutions to a spatial problem and assess their relative values;
  • develop visual and oral presentation techniques appropriate to a project;
  • respond creatively to complex problems;
  • apply independent thought and reflection;
  • make basic use of digital design programs.

Last updated: 3 April 2019