Architectural Management

Course code ARBE6201Units 10Level 6000Faculty of Engineering and Built EnvironmentSchool of Architecture and Built Environment

Deals with the project management context within which architecture is practiced. Students will consider the development of professional expertise, and be introduced to the methods used to generate work and charge fees. The course will also address the project briefing and contract administration phases of an architectural project, including the development of a design brief and project feasibility analysis, development and contract law, project management frameworks, consultancy agreements, and the administration of a standard form lump sum building contract.

Available in 2015

Callaghan CampusSemester 1
Previously offered in 2014
ObjectivesUnderstand the fundamentals of project management.
Understand and complete the project initiation and project planning phases for their final year project or a project of a similar scope.
Work autonomously and collaboratively.
Present written, verbal and visual concepts and ideas.
ContentIntroduction to Architecture Management and Project Management
Project analysis - Client and user analysis + project success factors
Project analysis - Market and precedent analysis
Project brief and analysis - Design and functional analysis + accommodation schedules
Client Management and Communication - Governance and reporting
Client Management and Communication - User groups & change management
Economic analysis + project feasibility
Project Programming
Project Planning
Replacing Course(s)Not applicable
TransitionNot applicable
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeNil
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsLecture
Assessment Items
ReportsDesign Report
ReportsContract Administration Report
Contact HoursLecture: for 3 hour(s) per Week for 9 weeks
Tutorial: for 3 hour(s) per Week for 4 weeks
Compulsory Components
Requisite by EnrolmentM.Arch.
Timetables2015 Course Timetables for ARBE6201