Visualisation and Fabrication is part of a suite of four units in the degree core of the Bachelor of Architecture and Built Environments and the Spatial Design minor in the Bachelor of Design. These units introduce you to key ideas, principles and practices in spatial and built environment design disciplines.
In this unit you will develop creative design skills in imagining and realising structural solutions for spatial environments combining knowledge of foundational principles with emergent digital technologies and techniques. You will be introduced to a range of digital tools and understand their use and value in the design, visual communication and fabrication of structures. Through collaborative workshop activities and individual self-directed experiments, you will gain knowledge of the structural performance of materials, elements and systems and explore the implications and opportunities for the design of spaces and objects. Working in teams, you will apply this knowledge to a specified design problem using digital fabrication techniques to produce models and prototypes at different scales.
|Unit name||Visualisation and Fabrication|
|Faculty/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Technology, Environments and Design
|Discipline||Architecture & Design|
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).
Unit census dates currently displaying for 2020 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2020 will be available from the 1st October 2020.
ILO 1: Explain the physical and mechanical properties of structural behaviour through experimentation with materials, elements and systems
ILO 2: Apply knowledge of structural principles and material properties in creative design solutions for spaces and objects.
ILO 3: Employ digital tools and techniques to imagine, communicate and fabricate spatial design propositions at various scales.
ILO 4: Use collaborative processes to design and fabricate prototypes.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|2||2020: $1,190.00||2020: $2,402.00||040101|
Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.
Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.
Workshop - 1 x 4-hr weekly
AT1 – Workshop Journal (25%)
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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