Courses & Units

Architecture Design Studio 5 KDA311




Develops students' ability to understand the notion of 'context' in the broadest cultural sense through the exploration of an adaptive reuse project, developing an appreciation for both built fabric and the cultural meaning of places. The unit also focuses on the social content of architectural programs, supported by related social and cultural theory explored in KDA312 History and Theory in Design 5. In addition, it provides a vehicle for exploration of Building Technology `key themes` in relation to medium scale buildings and indoor environments, in KDA313 Building Technology in Design 5.

This unit may be co-taught with unit KDA319 to allow for blended or discipline specific assessment tasks.


Unit name Architecture Design Studio 5
Unit code KDA311
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Technology, Environments and Design
Discipline Architecture & Design

Teaching staff

Ms Kirsty Máté

Level Advanced
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic


International students
Domestic students

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 25/2/2019 22/3/2019 15/4/2019 2/6/2019

* 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 2019 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2019 will be available from the 1st October 2018.

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Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
2 2018: $1,148.00 2018: $2,243.00 040101

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Teaching Pattern

One hour lecture per week (12 weeks).Three hours studio per week (12 weeks).

One site visit.


Research projects, conceptual design projects, design studio projects

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