DSGN06127 2019 Design Realisation I: Refurbishment and Detailing
The module allows the learner to apply a cumulative series of practical studio and workshop assignments (based on prior learning Interior Materials and Detailing theoretical module) to their own studio design project. The learner must devise options for assembly and detailing of both interior and external fabric elements, incorporating human sensory experience, comprehensive material appraisal and technical studies, detailing, specification and modelling.
On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to;
Articulate the material selection and application/rationale as well as the integration of furnishings, fixtures and interior components using graphic and written means.
Clearly communicate the technical realization of a design project in specifications, schedules, contracts and other business-related documents.
Accurately communicate the assembled interior fit-out and refurbishment of a design project using professionally appropriate scaled annotated drawings and exploratory models.
Accurately develop and communicate the assembled interior fit-out of a design project using professionally appropriate scaled annotated drawings and/or exploratory models.
Propose a remedial and refurbishment strategy for an existing building using professionally appropriate scaled annotated drawings and/or exploratory models.
Teaching and Learning Strategies
The module is delivered using a combination of lectures, group tutorials, individual tutorials and reviews. Through discussion, critical evaluation and reflection and design exploration, the student (or student group) develop(s) the technical aspects of their design projects. An experiential and student‑centred approach promotes reflective and active engagement with learning, fostering confidence and competence in the communication of ideas. Clearly defined learning outcomes are constructively aligned with assessment criteria.
Module Assessment Strategies
Formative and summative continuous assessment modes using a range of techniques which includes group and/or individual work. Submission dates will be established by the module lecturer.
Repeat assessment will be dependent on failed components. This will be confirmed at formal exam boards.
Students realise the technical development of their Semester 1 studio projects through a series of practical studio and workshop assignments, which are linked to the themes from Interior Materials and Detailing in the prior semester namely:
- Choice and crafting of materials;
- Material properties and assembly;
- Sustainability and life cycle assessment;
- Building condition assessment and remedial action;
- Anatomy of a building.
Methodologies relating to building detailing and related drawing skills are developed. During the module, the learner must devise options for assembly and detailing of both interior and external fabric elements, incorporating human sensory experience, comprehensive material appraisal and technical studies, detailing, specification and modelling.
Coursework & Assessment Breakdown
|Title||Type||Form||Percent||Week||Learning Outcomes Assessed|
|1||Project 01 Materials Assessment||Continuous Assessment||Assignment||30 %||OnGoing||1,3,4|
|2||Project 02 Refurbishment Analysis||Continuous Assessment||Assignment||30 %||OnGoing||1,4,5|
|3||Project 03 Design Integration||Continuous Assessment||Assignment||40 %||OnGoing||1,2,3,4|
Full Time Mode Workload
|Lecture||Architectural Studio||Theoretical input||1||Weekly||1.00|
|Directed Learning||Architectural Studio||Practical, tutorial and workshop||2||Weekly||2.00|
|Independent Learning||Architectural Studio||Self-directed study||4||Weekly||4.00|
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