The Application of Design Heuristics

Course code ARBE2504Units 10Level 2000Faculty of Engineering and Built EnvironmentSchool of Architecture and Built Environment

Extrapolates the design process, including the notion of a variable set of constraints. The effect of heuristic considerations on the design process is explored through a problem based learning projects. Design projects will apply the concepts of visual concepts to the design process.

Not available in 2015

ObjectivesWill gain an understanding of the synergy that exists between design heuristics and product design patterns
Leverage design heuristics to synthesize visually satisfying products
Develop visually appealing design products
ContentTopics may include:
1. Changing social trends
2. Design heuristic concepts and practices
3. Project design and development
4. Project documentation
5. Fabrication and sculpture
Replacing Course(s)NA
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeARBE1500 and ARBE1501
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsProblem Based Learning
Student Projects
Assessment Items
ProjectsProduce a design project
ProjectsDesign documentation
Contact HoursStudio: for 3 hour(s) per Week for Full Term