Postgraduate Course: Advanced Sustainable Design Elaboration (ARCH11042)
|School||Edinburgh College of Art
||College||College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||This course asks you to research and interrogate the work you will undertake in the Advanced Sustainable Design Project. It asks you to test your design proposals using a rigorous methodology of your devising and to consider how this testing procedure can be used to amend and refine the design in the light of your research findings, as an integrated process.
The course in many ways reflects a tension between creativity found in architectural design process and the predicted measurable performance of your proposal. Advanced Sustainable Design Elaboration is an opportunity for you to test your design propositions to key sustainable criteria.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Co-requisites|| It is RECOMMENDED that students also take
Advanced Sustainable Design Project (ARCH11041)
||Other requirements|| It is RECOMMENDED that students are enrolled on Advanced Sustainable Design Project (ARCH11041)
Course Delivery Information
|Not being delivered|
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Gain skill in the selection of analysis techniques for use in the elaboration and testing of building design proposals.
- Acquire knowledge and ability in formulating relevant strategies to test and assess a building design proposal.
- Have an understanding in the interpretation of an assessment of a building design and proposals to refine and improve the design.
- Gain skills in the production of a report that is clear, incisive and informative in the use of both text and graphical formats.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Additional Class Delivery Information
||studio tutorials as advised
|Keywords||studio architecture sustainable design elaboration environmental
|Course organiser||Mr John Brennan
Tel: (0131 6)50 2324
|Course secretary||Miss Marta Zadzilko
Tel: (0131 6)51 5800