Architecture and Interior Architecture Methods

Qualification: Undergraduate unit
Study mode: Online
Payment options: HECS-HELP may be available
FEE-HELP may be available
Duration: 13 weeks
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Awarded by: Curtin University
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About this unit

This online Architecture and Interior Architecture Methods unit through OUA and Curtin University Architecture includes integrated learning using workshop, on-site and real world project simulations.

At the completion of this unit students will be able to produce sketches and models as tools to investigate the exploratory process of spatial design. You will also be able apply learnt drawing conventions and methods to investigate orthographic projection.

Eligibility

You must either have successfully completed, or currently be enrolled in the following unit; or enrol in the following unit to study at the same time or prior to this unit:

  • Architecture and Interior Architecture Studio

Areas of study

In this Architecture and Interior Architecture Methods unit, the topics you will study include:

  • Introduction from tutor and intro to architecture and studio
  • City as an artefact, context site analysis
  • Special places, techniques of expression, what is a crit?
  • Simple plans, simple sections, simple elevations
  • The city: a poetic vision, composition
  • The stopping place, concept development
  • Design materialisation, analytical diagrams, precedent studies
  • Performance spaces, BAM booklet white, orthographic drawing, precedent studies
  • Design Darwinism, model making, precedent studies
  • Crossing over extended fields, architectural photography, precedent studies
  • How to create a clear graphic layout, presentation drawings, inspiring places, precedent studies
  • Student folio examples

Course pathways

This unit is a core requirement in the following courses:

  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Interior Architecture), Curtin University
  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Architectural Science), Curtin University

Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.

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How will this unit advance my career?

This unit will hone your skills in visualising and conceptualising your design ideas. Careers in architecture and interior architecture cross many industries and include architects and landscape architects; architectural, building and surveying technicians; interior designer and interior decorator.

How else will I benefit from this unit?

  • Upon successful completion of this unit you will receive credit for competencies in Architecture and Interior Architecture Methods from Curtin University.
  • Studying online means you can study where you want, at your own pace.
  • Gain industry-relevant skills and transferrable knowledge.
  • Government financial support through FEE-HELP or HECS-HELP may be available.
  • Studying single units allows you the flexibility to work towards a qualification at your own pace.
  • Receive Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for this unit across a number of OUA’s full degree programs.

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Financial assistance

If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.

 

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You may be eligible to receive HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP government loan schemes. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).

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