Spatial Design and Documentation: Structures and Surfaces - SDES3413

Faculty: Faculty of Art & Design

School: School of Art & Design

Course Outline: Download course outline (PDF format)

Campus: Paddington

Career: Undergraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 3

Enrolment Requirements:

L2 Spatial Design Prerequisite

CSS Contribution Charge: 1 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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In this course, you will extend your knowledge and skills of spatial design by learning how to design and document small-scale interiors for activities such as food preparation and consumption, personal hygiene, sleeping, and leisure. In studio classes, you will explore innovative responses to client briefs that you will be required to resolve to a level of detail that includes structures, fittings, surface finishes and lighting systems. Documenting your designs with construction drawings, material boards, and expressive images of the designed space, you will also learn how to cost your designs and work within real world administrative and regulatory constraints associated with building design in Australia. The course is one of two 3000-level courses in the spatial design studio stream. It may be taken as an elective, subject to availability and the completion of 2000-level courses in the stream.

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