Undergraduate Course: Design: space and graphics (ARCH07010)
|School||Edinburgh College of Art
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 7 (Year 1 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||Indicative course content
A studio based course involving a series of short design projects, site visits and critiques accompanied by technical drafting exercises.
Aims of course
1 To introduce the basic principles of the design of external spaces.
2 To communicate the design of external spaces through a range of drawing techniques.
Mode of delivery
Site visits, fieldwork, individual and group studio based tutorials, individual and group critiques.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| Pre-requisites
ARCH07011 Ecology and Plant Materials 1 ARCH07001 Art & Design
|Additional Costs|| study trips, materials
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2014/15, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Lecture Hours 4,
Seminar/Tutorial Hours 10,
Supervised Practical/Workshop/Studio Hours 110,
Fieldwork Hours 7,
External Visit Hours 7,
Feedback/Feedforward Hours 1,
Formative Assessment Hours 7,
Summative Assessment Hours 7,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||Students must pass all learning outcomes. The aggregation of failed Learning outcomes with passing learning outcomes to generate an overall pass mark is not permitted. Failure of one learning outcome will result in a Forced Fail (FF) outcome.
|No Exam Information
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- analyse and understand the composition of external spaces
- represent simple spatial designs through drafting techniques
- design simple spaces and sequences of external spaces
|Indicative Bibliography |
Ching, F. (1990) Drawing: a creative process. Van Nostrand Reinhold. Cullen, G. (1971) The Concise Townscape. Architectural Press Reekie, R. F. (1995) Reekie's architectural drawing. London: Edward Arnold.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||Landscape Institute Criteria: landscape design; transferable skills.
|Keywords||SPATIAL DESIGN, LEGIBILITY, SERIAL VISION, GRAPHIC COMMUNICATION
|Course organiser||Mr Gordon Ross Mclean
Tel: (0131 6)51 5796
|Course secretary||Mrs Margaret Dingsdale
Tel: 0131 651 5803
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