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DRPS : Course Catalogue : Edinburgh College of Art : Architecture and Landscape Architecture

Postgraduate Course: Design Intervention (AREA11002)

Course Outline
SchoolEdinburgh College of Art CollegeCollege of Humanities and Social Science
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
Course typeOnline Distance Learning AvailabilityNot available to visiting students
SCQF Credits10 ECTS Credits5
SummarySynopsis:
Design principles; visual impact; legal and ethical constraints; design processes.

Aims:
1. To investigate and assess the impact of new design within historic environment.
2. To consider how existing buildings may be sensitively transformed.

Mode of delivery:
This course is chiefly taught through studio-based project seminars with supporting lectures and visits.
Course description Not entered
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Course Delivery Information
Academic year 2018/19, Not available to visiting students (SS1) Quota:  None
Course Start Semester 1
Timetable Timetable
Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 100 ( 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 86 )
Assessment (Further Info) Written Exam 0 %, Coursework 100 %, Practical Exam 0 %
Additional Information (Assessment) Group project developing a conservation statement and architectural proposals.

Learning outcomes are equally weighted.
Feedback Formative oral feedback is given throughout the course during project seminars.

After submission of coursework, written feedback and grades are given corresponding to each learning outcome.
No Exam Information
Learning Outcomes
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  1. Knowledge of the skills and processes involved in architectural design.
  2. 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.
Reading List
None
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Not entered
KeywordsDesign,architecture,context,additions,adaptations,re-use,visual impact.
Contacts
Course organiserDr Ruxandra-Iulia Stoica
Tel: (0131 6)51 5746
Email: Ruxandra.Stoica@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMiss Remi Jankeviciute
Tel: (0131 6)51 5773
Email: Ramune.Jankeviciute@ed.ac.uk
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