Undergraduate Course: Architectural Design: Technical Review (ARJA10003)
|School||Edinburgh College of Art
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 10 (Year 4 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||This module is undertaken by students who are on Placement. It gives an opportunity to study a contemporary building either through documents available in practice, or by study in the architectural press/and a building visit. The module is offered via WebCT/student portal distance learning.
ARB criteria demonstrated in this module:
no formal ARB criteria mapping.
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,
Online Activities 1,
Feedback/Feedforward Hours 1,
Summative Assessment Hours 14,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 2,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||Learning outcomes are assessed by submitted report document (100%)
|No Exam Information
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Critically appraise and demonstrate understanding of the integration of Structure, Construction, Services, Lighting, and Acoustics, Building Regulations, Health and Safety, Budget, and Inclusive Design within a realised work of contemporary architecture.
- Demonstrate research skills in the context of architectural practice;
- Demonstrate the ability to use visual and written communication methods and appropriate media to clearly and effectively communicate a critical review of precedent design ideas and proposals.
Ballard Bell, V. Rand, P. (2006) Materials for
Architectural Design. London: Laurence King
Barry, R. (2001). The Construction of Buildings
volume 4. Oxford: Blackwell.
Baker, N. and Steemers, K., (2000). Energy and
Environment in Architecture: A Technical Guide.
Cambridge: Cambridge Architectural Research.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||This course is taught jointly with Edinburgh College of Art. Students will have access to both campuses and may be located in studios at either institution.
This course will be assessed in accordance with The Assessment Regulations of Edinburgh College of Art
|Keywords||technical research, work-related learning, understanding through analysis of precedents
|Course organiser||Mr Chris Lowry
Tel: (0131 6)51 5782
|Course secretary||Ms Fiona Binning
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