ARCH 7045 - Development Studio

North Terrace Campus - Semester 1 - 2015

This studio explores the processes by which medium to large scale multi-storey urban projects are initiated, developed documented and delivered. It addresses issues related to various stakeholders, environmental systems, structures and construction appropriate to the scale of such projects. Students from architecture and associated built environment disciplines work together to analyse context, negotiate a brief and develop a concept and detailed design. Students develop critical thinking and formulate responses to the challenges of a given physical, economic, social and policy context. The outcome should be a costed design which demonstrates understanding and critique of its context. The design exploration and proposition shall be communicated through graphic and verbal presentations and may include three dimensional models.

  • General Course Information
    Course Details
    Course Code ARCH 7045
    Course Development Studio
    Coordinating Unit School of Architecture and Built Environment
    Term Semester 1
    Level Postgraduate Coursework
    Location/s North Terrace Campus
    Units 6
    Contact Up to 6 hours per week
    Available for Study Abroad and Exchange Y
    Course Description This studio explores the processes by which medium to large scale multi-storey urban projects are initiated, developed documented and delivered. It addresses issues related to various stakeholders, environmental systems, structures and construction appropriate to the scale of such projects. Students from architecture and associated built environment disciplines work together to analyse context, negotiate a brief and develop a concept and detailed design. Students develop critical thinking and formulate responses to the challenges of a given physical, economic, social and policy context. The outcome should be a costed design which demonstrates understanding and critique of its context. The design exploration and proposition shall be communicated through graphic and verbal presentations and may include three dimensional models.
    Course Staff

    Course Coordinator: Dr Julian Worrall

    Course Timetable

    The full timetable of all activities for this course can be accessed from Course Planner.

  • Learning Outcomes
    Course Learning Outcomes
    Critically evaluate the professional roles of actors in
    the development and design process; the stakeholders they represent; and
    their interface within the development process.

    Demonstrate a high level of ability to locate and
    synthesise information and data from a variety of sources and
    contexts.
      
    Apply effectively, relevant theory in defining and solving
    complex planning, design and  development problems.  

    Explain complex issues to specialist and non–professional
    audiences. 

    Produce high quality critical deliverables within the
    development and design process. 




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    Assessment Detail
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    Course Grading

    Grades for your performance in this course will be awarded in accordance with the following scheme:

    M10 (Coursework Mark Scheme)
    Grade Mark Description
    FNS   Fail No Submission
    F 1-49 Fail
    P 50-64 Pass
    C 65-74 Credit
    D 75-84 Distinction
    HD 85-100 High Distinction
    CN   Continuing
    NFE   No Formal Examination
    RP   Result Pending

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