Design Collaboration

Course code ARBE2503
Not available in 2016


Introduces design collaboration and project management within the context of project development. Applies the design process to the development of a domestic product. Also involves students in project initiation and specification documentation.


Not currently available.

This Course was last offered in Semester 1 - 2015.

Learning Outcomes

1. Project initiation processes.

2. Develops collaborative design capacities.

3. Provides design process management strategies.

4. Applies effective design documentation processes to recording of design processes


Students will complete exercises developing skills in the following areas:

  1. Collaborative Design
  2. Advanced workshop practices
  3. Prototypes and their uses in the design process
  4. Materials solution.
  5. Learning Contracts

Replacing Course(s)

This course replaces the following course(s): IDEA2450. Students who have successfully completed IDEA2450 are not eligible to enrol in ARBE2503.


This course replaces IDEA2450. If you have successfully completed IDEA2450 you cannot enrol in this course.

Assessment Items

Project: Collaborative Design & Manufacture Project

Project: Emergency Response Shelter

Contact Hours



Face to Face On Campus 3 hour(s) per Week for Full Term