In this unit you will be introduced to a range of visual tools and techniques for conceptualising and communicating complex relationships and generating new insights through design. Through a combination of interactive, self-directed learning activities and practical exercises, you will develop skills in a range of digital and analogue visual analysis and communication techniques. These techniques, including diagramming, sketching, mapping and visual storytelling, are central to the design disciplines and transferable across a variety of contexts. A major output of the unit is a design portfolio demonstrating critical evaluation and application of design visualisation techniques for specified contexts. In the final task you will explore design visualisation techniques related to a topic of your choice.
|Unit name||Visualising Design|
|Faculty/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Architecture 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|
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Evaluate visual techniques used in design disciplines and assess their role in conceptualising and communicating ideas and information.
Employ research, observation, and critical thinking in the interpretation and analysis of relationships.
Apply design visualisation techniques to illustrate relationships.
Identify and adopt design communication strategies to clearly convey ideas and engage relevant audiences.
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1||Approved Pathway Student Contribution 2||Domestic Full Fee|
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TBC - please check with unit co-ordinator
AT1 - Design Narrative - 30%
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