Architectural Design 4B

Course code ARBE6221Units 20Level 6000Faculty of Engineering and Built EnvironmentSchool of Architecture and Built Environment

Develops issues associated with the city and urbanisation and specifically, the economic, environmental, political, regulatory, socio-cultural and technical contexts of complex high density inner-city mixed-use development. A choice of project client, site and program is offered and design theories and strategies are developed that respond to the unique characteristics of each project. Through progressive research, discussion and critique, students develop and present of theoretical frameworks and project proposals using 2 and 3 dimensional media that integrates communication, environmental, project management, technical and theoretical knowledge.

Available in 2015

Callaghan CampusSemester 2
Previously offered in 2014
ObjectivesPrepare a mixed-use design proposal.
Work autonomously and collaboratively
Present written, verbal and visual concepts and ideas.
ContentProblem familiarisation and mixed-use theory analysis
Precedent analysis
Context analysis
Theoretical frameworks and site organisation strategy
Conceptual design review
Developed site organisation strategy
Schematic design review
Context, composition and planning development
Building detail refinement
Developed design review
Composition, planning and systems refinement
Composition, planning and systems resolution
Final presentation and critique
Replacing Course(s)Not applicable
TransitionNot applicable
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeARBE4220
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsProblem Based Learning
Field Study
Student Projects
Assessment Items
ProjectsMixed-use Conceptual Design
ProjectsMixed-use Schematic Design
ProjectsMixed-use Developed Design
ProjectsMixed-use Final Design
Contact HoursStudio: for 57 hour(s) per Term for Full Term
Student Projects: for 24 hour(s) per Term for Full Term
Field Study: for 8 hour(s) per Term for Full Term
Lecture: for 12 hour(s) per Term for Full Term
Compulsory Components
Requisite by EnrolmentMaster of Architecture
Timetables2015 Course Timetables for ARBE6221