Design Studio units in the Master of Architecture (MArch) differ from Design Studio units in the Bachelor of Environmental Design (BEnvDes) course in that there is a shifting emphasis toward increasing professionalism in design practice, and increasing expectations that students will demonstrate critical and exploratory thinking in relation to their architectural proposals.
The unit focuses on the design of larger scaled multilevel architectural projects positioned within a critical urban framework that interrogates the political, social and ethical basis of propositions, particularly as they relate to use of space.
There is an emphasis on the relationship between function, purpose, systems, structure, and materiality, and the application of urban design thinking at the micro scale. There is also a focus on exploring environmentally sustainable design strategies and hybrid (active and passive) technologies in conjunction with the studio component of KDA 713 Building Technology in Design 7.
|Unit name||Architecture Design Studio 7|
|Faculty/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Technology, Environments and Design
|Discipline||Architecture & Design|
|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: $2,296.00||2018: $4,486.00||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.
Lectures, tutorials and studio/workshops
Three submissions – Preliminary Design 20%, Sketch Design 30%, Final Design 50%
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Information about any textbook requirements will be available from mid November.
Booktopia textbook links
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