SRD263 - Architecture Design Studio 03: Earthscapes


2022 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Waterfront (Geelong)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125

SRD163 and SRD164



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Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 2 hour class per week, 1 x 3 hour studio per week.


Climate change and sustainability are increasingly significant factors in the design process. In this studio unit, students will explore architectural design with a major focus on the relationship between sustainable design, functional requirements, climate, and site conditions. Students will gain knowledge of design quality, which is a holistic balance between inputs and outcomes with regard to cultures and resources. Student exploration will include: the use of diagrams to communicate ideas, site analysis, and ecologically sustainable building. Learning and assessment activities will require students to consider cultural, social, material and environmental requirements, as well as the importance of historical precedent and designing collaboratively as part of a team.

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