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Designing with Colour - DAAE2005

All design decisions involve decisions about colour within the fields of architecture, applied design and art. This unit presents knowledge about colour theory as well as research-based information about colour and associated topics that can be used in design. Information and knowledge about colour can vary in quality and reliability, which is demonstrated. Students apply their skills and knowledge about colour theory and colour design in the assignments of this unit. This unit covers the processes of colour vision and other aspects of visual perception. It also explores colour application from the Pre-history period, as well as selected colour theories of the Renaissance period through to the 21st Century. Common colour-related constructs and the application of these in art, architecture and design are discussed. In completing the assessment tasks, students must demonstrate understanding of the knowledge presented in learning modules of the unit and critically analyse and apply knowledge related to colour design and application. Due to the high volume of interest in this course, all questions and enquiries will be answered in online discussion forums on Canvas, instead of in face-to-face consultation. No early results are available for this unit. No extensions will be granted because of failed internet access.

Classes
Online. Expected total workload is approximately 35 hours online, plus independent study and preparation. Lecture materials are available on the Canvas site. They consist of PDF files and Powerpoint slides. No lecture recordings are available.

Assessment
Assignment 1 (40%), Assignment 2 (60%)

Details

Faculty: Sydney School of Architecture, Design and Planning

Summer Main

07 Jan 2019

Department/School: Architectural and Design Science
Study Mode: Online
Census Date: 25 Jan 2019
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
Faculty: Sydney School of Architecture, Design and Planning

Intensive July

24 Jun 2019

Department/School: Architectural and Design Science
Study Mode: Online
Census Date: 19 Jul 2019
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? Yes
Location
Camperdown
Faculty: Sydney School of Architecture, Design and Planning

Semester 1

25 Feb 2019

Department/School: Architectural and Design Science
Study Mode: Online
Census Date: 31 Mar 2019
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
Faculty: Sydney School of Architecture, Design and Planning

Semester 2

05 Aug 2019

Department/School: Architectural and Design Science
Study Mode: Online
Census Date: 31 Aug 2019
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
Courses that offer this unit

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