6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL
Undergraduate - Unit
Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.
- First semester 2019 (On-campus)
This unit provides an overview of approaches to the history and theory of interior architecture. The unit will also introduce methods for the written and visual analysis of interior architecture. The unit will investigate dialogues between history, theory and interior architectural design.
Upon successful completion of this unit students will be able to:
- Demonstrate a basic knowledge of the history and theories of the interior;
- Develop a critical approach to the socio-economic, political and cultural contexts of selected interior architecture projects;
- Identify and critique significant interior architecture projects and their contribution to contemporary interior practice;
- Demonstrate a basic understanding of techniques applicable to the visual analysis of interior architecture;
- Inform and integrate design processes with theories of the interior;
- Understand and apply the rules of occupational health and safety appropriate to the discipline practice.
100% in-semester assessment
12 hours per week including 3 contact hours plus 9 hours of independent study, or equivalent.
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