Architectural Design 3B

Course code ARBE3221Units 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 an 'urban' site with a range of construction materials selected in accordance with fire-rating requirements.

Available in 2015

Callaghan CampusSemester 2
Previously offered in 2014
ObjectivesJustify a design with references to an urban site
Develop strategies for public buildings
Identify the functional needs and uses of public buildings
Prepare design solutions which integrate building services
Prepare design solutions which consider internal spatial relationships, lighting and material selection.
Present ideas and designs graphically and verbally
Prepare design solutions which consider site influences and building location.
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
Issues related to the building site and location
Replacing Course(s)Not applicable
TransitionNot applicable
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeARBE3220
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsProblem Based Learning
Field Study
Student Projects
Assessment Items
Projects1. Design submission, drawings and models
2. Detail section and interior design submissions, drawings
3. Short project(s) (1 or 2) drawings and model
Contact HoursLecture: for 2 hour(s) per Week for 3 weeks
Studio: for 6 hour(s) per Week for 13 weeks
Lecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for 13 weeks
Compulsory Components
Requisite by EnrolmentBachelor of Design (Architecture)
Timetables2015 Course Timetables for ARBE3221