This unit develops understanding and skills in planning for complex programs and the exploration and application of passive design principles for multi-story buildings, specifically through the use of sections, in diverse climatic contexts.
Students will be required to devise and detail appropriate construction systems and generate relevant spatial arrangements and performance characteristics, developing their fundamental skills to a greater level of competence and complexity than KDA211 Design Studio 3.
Project work focuses on the generation and assessment of architectural and constructional strategies, and both the analysis and the synthesis of a range of design concerns within a BIM environment.
Students will develop the ability to evaluate as well as to judge their own work, as well as the work of their peers, through both objective and subjective discourse. Learning associated with KDA222 History and Theory in Design 4 and KDA223 Building Technology in Design 4 will support particular aspects of the studio design processes, in accordance with the specific unit descriptions.
This unit may be co-taught with unit KDA215 to allow for blended or discipline specific assessment tasks.
|Unit name||Architecture Design Studio 4|
|Faculty/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Technology, Environments and Design
|Discipline||Architecture & Design|
Dr Andrew Steen
|Available as student elective?||No|
|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 2018 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2018 will be available from the 1st October 2017.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|2||2018: $1,148.00||2018: $2,243.00||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.
One hour lecture per week (12 weeks).
Three written and drawn assignments (20%, 30% and 50%).
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Information about any textbook requirements will be available from mid November.
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