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BDES1024: Art Workshop 1 (2015 - Semester 1)

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Unit: BDES1024: Art Workshop 1 (6 CP)
Mode: Normal-Day
On Offer: Yes
Level: Junior
Faculty/School: Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning
Unit Coordinator/s: Fox, Christopher
Session options: Semester 1
Versions for this Unit:
Campus: Camperdown/Darlington
Pre-Requisites: None.
Brief Handbook Description: In Art Workshop 1, first year architecture students begin to shape and communicate their ideas and experiences through various art practices. A range of studio-based modules within one semester seeks to foster technical, creative and conceptual skills with a particular emphasis on interdisciplinary process, tactility, interactions and critical thinking. A combination of specific disciplines in both contemporary art and the reworking of traditional art media, extend students' understanding of their own creative process and how art may contribute to their architectural study. A framework of lectures, gallery visits and readings asks students to consider the dynamic interchange between historical, cultural and environmental concerns and the field of contemporary art.
Assumed Knowledge: None.
Timetable: BDES1024 Timetable
T&L Activities: Lectures: Lecture and studio contact, plus self-directed preparation and assignments, for a minimum total student commitment averaging 9 hours per week.

Practical Work:
Assessment Description: Studio Work (50%); Research Journal and Gallery Review (50%)

Course Relations

The following is a list of courses which have added this Unit to their structure.

Course Year(s) Offered
Bachelor of Design in Architecture 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
Bachelor of Design in Architecture/Bachelor of Laws 2013
Civil Engineering / Design in Architecture 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

Course Goals

This unit contributes to the achievement of the following course goals:

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These goals are selected from Architecture Contextualized Graduate Attributes. which defines overall goals for courses where this unit is primarily offered. See Architecture Contextualized Graduate Attributes. for details of the attributes and levels to be developed in the course as a whole. Percentage figures alongside each course goal provide a rough indication of their relative weighting in assessment for this unit. Note that not all goals are necessarily part of assessment. Some may be more about practice activity. See Learning outcomes for details of what is assessed in relation to each goal and Assessment for details of how the outcome is assessed. See Attributes for details of practice provided for each goal.