Postgraduate Course: Design Intervention (AREA11002)
|School||Edinburgh College of Art
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
Design principles; visual impact; legal and ethical
constraints; design processes.
1. To investigate and assess the impact of new
design on old.
2. To consider how existing buildings may be
Mode of Delivery
This module is chiefly taught through studio-based
seminars and tutorials with supporting lecture and
visits. Project work is carried out in collaboration with
architecture students from the Contemporary
Architectural Intervention Unit (DA16002).
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2014/15, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Lecture Hours 2,
Seminar/Tutorial Hours 2,
Fieldwork Hours 2,
External Visit Hours 2,
Feedback/Feedforward Hours 2,
Formative Assessment Hours 2,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 2,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||Essay Group Essay and Presentation
|No Exam Information
| Learning Outcomes
On completion of this module, students will be able to:
1. Display familiarity with the skills and processes
of architectural design.
2. Display an understanding of the architect?s
approach to existing buildings, and of the impact
of new work on existing built fabric.
3. Display organisational, verbal and
presentational skills appropriate to Design
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Keywords||Design, architecture, context, additions, adaptations, re-use, visual impact.
|Course organiser||Mrs Ruxandra-Iulia Stoica
Tel: (0131 6)51 5746
|Course secretary||Miss Jennifer Watson
Tel: (0131 6)51 5735
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