Introduction to Design Practice

Course code ARBE1500Units 10Level 1000Faculty of Engineering and Built EnvironmentSchool of Architecture and Built Environment

Introduction to design process with focus on portfolio development. Also a formal introduction to workshop skills is presented and applied in the context of Design practice. Workshop safety and basic workshop practices and process are introduced. The relationship between prototypes and industrial production is defined. Risk assessment and management, with a specific focus on school design context.

Available in 2015

Callaghan CampusSemester 1
Previously offered in 2014
Objectives1. Introduces the design process and applies it to minor projects
2. Introduces students to risk management processes and documentation.
3. Involves student in minor design projects.
4. Practices associated with design development and documentation.
5. Effectively communicate technological information related to design problems
ContentStudents will complete exercises developing skills in the following areas;
1. Product design
2. Basic model making processes
3. Defining the Relationship between Process and Materials
4. Defining the Relationship between Prototypes and Industrial Production
5. Risk assessment and management
Replacing Course(s)IDEA1480
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeNil
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsLecture
Student Projects
Assessment Items
ProjectsDesign Project
Quiz - ClassComputer-based quiz run in class under supervision.
ReportsRisk management report.
Contact HoursLecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for 2 weeks
Tutorial: for 1 hour(s) per Week for 5 weeks
Studio: for 2 hour(s) per Week for 7 weeks
Studio: for 3 hour(s) per Week for 6 weeks
Timetables2015 Course Timetables for ARBE1500