Architectural Design 1B
|Course code ARBE1220||Units 20||Level 1000||Faculty of Engineering and Built EnvironmentSchool of Architecture and Built Environment|
This course facilities the development of fundamental design skills through the exploration of architectural concepts and processes. It seeks to develop the student's powers of observation, description, analysis and imagination. Primary architectural concepts of space, programme and site are integrated around the notion of 'work' and presented through various representation modes.
Available in 2015
|Objectives||At the end of the semester, the students should be able to exhibit the following skills:|
Develop a sketch design proposal in response to a design brief.
Undertake site and environmental analysis through site visit and research.
Present and argue design ideas graphically, verbally and with models.
Identify and interpret intellectual and ethical frameworks that inform architectural creative work.
|Content||Section and structure: Nature|
Senses and space: Body
Materiality and representation: Display
Environmental design strategies: Sun and water
Site and structure: Landscape
The content of the Site Studies Module, integrated into the Architectural Design Studio, includes:
Site visit skills
Site survey, description and analysis
Nature, landscape and site: history and theory
Passive solar design
|Replacing Course(s)||Not applicable|
|Assumed Knowledge||ARBE1100 Communication in the Built Environment 1 + ARBE1200 Architectural Design 1A|
|Modes of Delivery||Internal Mode|
|Teaching Methods||Field Study|
|Contact Hours||Lecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for 11 weeks|
Studio: for 6 hour(s) per Week for 13 weeks
Workshop: for 2 hour(s) per Week for 1 weeks
Field Study: for 6 hour(s) per Week for 1 weeks
|Timetables||2015 Course Timetables for ARBE1220|