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)
|Course type||Online Distance Learning
||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 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.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2018/19, 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)
||Group project developing a conservation statement and architectural proposals.
Learning outcomes are equally weighted.
||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
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Knowledge of the skills and processes involved in architectural design.
- Understanding of the architect┐s approach to existing buildings, and of the impact of new work on existing built fabric.
- Display organisational, verbal and presentational skills appropriate to Design.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Dr Ruxandra-Iulia Stoica
Tel: (0131 6)51 5746
|Course secretary||Miss Remi Jankeviciute
Tel: (0131 6)51 5773