Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture

Undergraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2012 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

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FacultyFaculty of Art, Design and Architecture
OfferedCaulfield Second semester 2012 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Kate Tregloan


This unit and IAR2113 are key units for developing the essence of interior architecture practice. In this unit, the focus is on extending and mastering the range of factors covered in IAR2113 to achieve high quality technical, historical, symbolic, aesthetic and social design solutions


On successful completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. achieve solutions for interior design projects which integrate technical factors, as well as human and social requirements within an holistic aesthetic resolution not limited by the constraints of the project;
  2. resolve increasingly complex interior architecture projects;
  3. understand a range of design communication media and demonstrate competency in them;
  4. have a firm grasp of methodical approaches to interior architecture projects;
  5. provide clear reasoning for their choice of methodology, media, design options and solutions;
  6. articulate an aesthetic for their design in terms of a social/historical context;
  7. understand and be able to apply the rules of occupational health and safety appropriate to the unit of study.


Major design project: 90%. Oral and written presentation: 10%

Chief examiner(s)

Kate Tregloan

Contact hours

12 hours per week, including 4 studio hours and 8 independent study hours per week


IAR2113 and IAR2303