Architectural Design 3A

Course code ARBE3220Units 20Level 3000Faculty of Engineering and Built EnvironmentSchool of Architecture and Built Environment

Considers complex public building types, major institutional clients and a diversity of building users. Design problems deal with interrelationships of spaces and specialist functions, including, public interface, public assembly and functional performance. Projects will have an emphasis on a "Greenfield" site with minimal requirements for fire protection and on framed structural systems using timber and/or steel.

Available in 2015

Callaghan CampusSemester 1
Previously offered in 2014
ObjectivesJustify a design with references to a non-urban site
Develop strategies for public buildings
Identify the functional needs and uses of public buildings
Prepare design solutions to support sustainable buildings
Present ideas and designs graphically and verbally
Analysis of design theories, processes and architectural positions and develop the ability to use them creatively
ContentIssues relating to public buildings
Design process
Presentation of ideas and design, graphically and verbally
Identification and solution of functional requirements
Development of structural and construction solutions for a building design
Issues related to sustainable building design

The content of Design Studies, integrated into Architecture 3 studio, includes conceptual design of larger buildings; architectural symbolism semiotics, meaning and language; developed design models and case studies; fa┬┐ade composition; architectural positions; art and science in architecture and engineering.
Replacing Course(s)Not applicable
TransitionNot applicable
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeARBE2220 and ARBE2201
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsProblem Based Learning
Field Study
Student Projects
Assessment Items
Projects1. Design submission, drawings and model
2. Technical resolution submission, drawings
3. Short project(s) (1 or 2) drawings and models
Contact HoursLecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for 13 weeks
Lecture: for 2 hour(s) per Week for 6 weeks
Studio: for 6 hour(s) per Week for 13 weeks
Student Projects: for 8 hour(s) per Week for 1 weeks
Compulsory Components
Requisite by EnrolmentBachelor of Design (Architecture)
Timetables2015 Course Timetables for ARBE3220