To develop students’ competence in applying research design processes, strategies and practices to design projects which focus on contemporary issues of sustainable development.
Students will develop knowledge of architectural design processes by investigating physical, mental, spiritual, cultural, social, ethical and economic issues in designing for ecological responsibility. Students will further develop their knowledge of environmental filtering through studies of the bio-physical environments and comfort, passive and active environmental modification, energy and resources management, and ecological footprints of the various built form. Students will apply design strategies in the materials selection process, and integrate lifecycles, occupant health and social sustainability into the construction strategies.
|INTERNAL, CITY WEST
||1 hour x 10 weeks
||6 hours x 13 weeks
Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.
|INTERNAL, CITY WEST
|Design Investigation Sketch Stage
||1350 words (equivalent)
|Developing Design Stage
||2250 words (equivalent)
|Final Design Submission
||5400 words (equivalent)
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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