Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture

Monash University

Undergraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2014 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
Organisational UnitDepartment of Architecture
OfferedCaulfield First semester 2014 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Ms Nicole Kalms & Mr Dion Keech


This unit introduces students to the range of practical, fiscal, operational and legislated requirements for operation as a competent professional practitioner of interior architecture. Site visits relevant to the projects are undertaken.


On successful completion of this unit, students will:

  1. be able to analyse the key professional and management issues in a range of interior architecture projects
  2. develop strategies for undertaking research and design for projects and select appropriate research methods
  3. be able to undertake computer-based scheduling of the management of the design project and its implementation
  4. understand issues of ethics and morality specifically related to the interior architectural profession
  5. be familiar with commercial and contract law, with specific emphasis on construction related issues
  6. understand intellectual property laws, copyright, plagiarism, patents, and design registration
  7. have an understanding of management skills and relevant government workplace legislation
  8. observe and employ occupational health and safety principles and rules appropriate to studio practice.


Assignments: 100%

Chief examiner(s)

Workload requirements

12 hours per week, 4 taught hours and 8 independent study hours