Architectural Design 3B

Description

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 an 'urban' site with a range of construction materials selected in accordance with fire-rating requirements.

Availability

Callaghan Campus

  • Semester 2 - 2015

Learning Outcomes

1. Justify a design with references to an urban site

2. Develop strategies for public buildings

3. Identify the functional needs and uses of public buildings

4. Prepare design solutions which integrate building services

5. Prepare design solutions which consider internal spatial relationships, lighting and material selection.

6. Present ideas and designs graphically and verbally

7. Prepare design solutions which consider site influences and building location.

8. Develop a conceptual design proposal that demonstrates an awareness of theory, cultural, societal and contextual strategies,

Content

  • Issues 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
  • Issues related to the building site and location

Requisites

This course is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Design (Architecture) program.

Assumed Knowledge

ARBE3220

Assessment Items

Project: Concept Design

Project: Final Design

Contact Hours

Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 19 hour(s) per Term

1 hour per week for 13 weeks and 2 hours per week for 3 weeks (Site Studies)

Studio

Face to Face On Campus 6 hour(s) per Week for 13 Weeks