units

DIS1912

Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture

Undergraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2014 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Art, Design and Architecture
Organisational UnitDepartment of Architecture
OfferedNot offered in 2014
Coordinator(s)Jack May

Synopsis

On completion of this unit students should be able to: understand the principles and application of Computer Aided Design (CAD) and drafting for interior architecture; apply computing principles for space planning, technical documentation, information management, and construction-related research in relation to interior architectural design and technical problems; generate graphic communications and computer technical drawings detailing the construction of interior architecture; understand interactive visualisation methods for the representation of interior architecture; analyse a range of different types of digital architecture practice, and apply this knowledge to creative work.

Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit students should:

  1. understand the principles and application of Computer Aided Design (CAD) and drafting for interior architecture
  2. be able to apply computing principles for space planning, technical documentation, information management, and construction-related research in relation to interior architectural design and technical problems
  3. be able to generate graphic communications and computer technical drawings detailing the construction of interior architecture
  4. understand interactive visualisation methods for the representation of interior architecture
  5. be able to analyse a range of different types of digital architecture practice,and apply this knowledge to creative work
  6. observe and employ occupational health and safety appropriate to studio practice.

Assessment

Exercises: 30%
Project: 60%
Journal: 10%

Chief examiner(s)

Workload requirements

12 hours per week, comprising: 3 taught hours (1 one hour lecture plus 2 tutorial hours) and 9 independent study hours

Prerequisites

Prohibitions

DIS2908