Architectural Design 5B

30 Units

Prepares students to enter the profession of architecture. The course framework has been developed to support the transition from an architecture student to a professional architect. An elective project is the vehicle that allows students to integrate, illustrate and justify an architectural solution in response to; the architectural type, a client's brief, a site strategy, the relationship the building has with the environment, and architectural history, theory and criticism The theme is Problems of Architectural Practice. ARBE6222 and ARBE6230 constitute a whole of year sequence in which one project is complete. Both must be completed to meet the requirements of the sequence.

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 developed design and detailed design for a complex design problem Produce working drawings for part of a complex design problem Articulate a relationship that a complex design problem has with the environment Integrate the history, theory and criticism of architecture within diagrammatic, schematic, developed and detailed proposals Communicate and defend design as research


Developed design Working drawings Final Design Design Report

Replacing Course(s) Not applicable
Transition Not applicable
Industrial Experience 0
Assumed Knowledge ARBE6222
Modes of Delivery Internal Mode
Teaching Methods Problem Based Learning
Student Projects
Assessment Items
  • Projects - Developed design
  • Projects - Working drawings
  • Projects - Final design
  • Reports - Design report
Contact Hours
  • Tutorial: for 2 hour(s) per Week for 12 weeks
  • Lecture: for 1.5 hour(s) per Week for 12 weeks
  • Studio: for 2 hour(s) per Week for 12 weeks
  • Student Projects: for 10 hour(s) per Week for 3 weeks
  • Workshop: for 8 hour(s) per Week for 1 weeks
Compulsory Components
  • Requisite by Enrolment: Master of Architecture
Course Materials None listed
Timetable 2015 Course Timetables for ARBE6230

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