Architectural Design 4B

20 Units

Develops issues associated with the city and urbanisation and specifically, the economic, environmental, political, regulatory, socio-cultural and technical contexts of complex high density inner-city mixed-use development. A choice of project client, site and program is offered and design theories and strategies are developed that respond to the unique characteristics of each project. Through progressive research, discussion and critique, students develop and present of theoretical frameworks and project proposals using 2 and 3 dimensional media that integrates communication, environmental, project management, technical and theoretical knowledge.

Faculty Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
School School of Architecture and Built Environment
Availability Semester 2 - 2014 (Callaghan Campus)
Semester 2 - 2015 (Callaghan Campus)

Prepare a mixed-use design proposal. Work autonomously and collaboratively Present written, verbal and visual concepts and ideas.


Problem familiarisation and mixed-use theory analysis Precedent analysis Context analysis Theoretical frameworks and site organisation strategy Conceptual design review Developed site organisation strategy Schematic design review Context, composition and planning development Building detail refinement Developed design review Composition, planning and systems refinement Composition, planning and systems resolution Final presentation and critique

Replacing Course(s) Not applicable
Transition Not applicable
Industrial Experience 0
Assumed Knowledge ARBE4220
Modes of Delivery Internal Mode
Teaching Methods Problem Based Learning
Field Study
Student Projects
Assessment Items
  • Projects - Mixed-use Conceptual Design
  • Projects - Mixed-use Schematic Design
  • Projects - Mixed-use Developed Design
  • Projects - Mixed-use Final Design
Contact Hours
  • Studio: for 57 hour(s) per Term for Full Term
  • Student Projects: for 24 hour(s) per Term for Full Term
  • Field Study: for 8 hour(s) per Term for Full Term
  • Lecture: for 12 hour(s) per Term for Full Term
Compulsory Components
  • Requisite by Enrolment: Master of Architecture
Course Materials None listed
Timetable 2015 Course Timetables for ARBE6221

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