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Honours Intensive Studio 2 - BDES2028

Year - 2018

Honours Intensive Studio 2 is a travelling architectural design studio. Students produce an architectural design project in response to a brief that requires them to consider the particular cultural, environmental, architectural and urban conditions and possibilities of the chosen city. The specific architectural brief and its theoretical underpinnings vary from year to year. Students immerse themselves in the life of the city and conduct a range of analytical and interpretive mapping exercises and site studies, supported by building visits and talks by local architects, in order to establish terms of reference for their own architectural project. They present schematic work for critical feedback at various stages of the week away from Sydney, and upon return they communicate their final architectural project to a design jury via a set of drawings and models supported by a verbal presentation. The work conducted during the studio is finally assembled in a portfolio, which is due at a later date. The portfolio documents the various studies made in the host city in addition to interim stages of design and the final architectural proposition.

Classes
5 hrs lecture, 35 hrs studio

Assessment
urban mapping and research (25%), preliminary architectural design proposal (25%), final design proposal and portfolio (50%)

Details

Faculty: Sydney School of Architecture, Design and Planning

Intensive July

25 Jun 2018

Department/School: Architecture
Study Mode: Block mode
Census Date: 27 Jul 2018
Unit of study level: Intermediate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? Yes
Location
Camperdown
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Ross Anderson
HECS Band: 2
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