Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture

Monash University

Undergraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2015 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 2015 (Day)
Prato Trimester 2 2015 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Ms Nicole Kalms (Interior Architecture), Ms Jacqui Alexander (Prato)


This unit introduces aspects of architectural production. This unit covers architectural production in relation to a range of historical, theoretical, material and speculative domains addressing diverse social, cultural, technological, and communicative aspects of architecture. Explorations will incorporate various methodologies and points of view. The unit will help students develop analytical methods for understanding and contributing to the evolving built environment.


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

  1. Demonstrate a broader exposure and deeper engagement with architectural production
  2. Actively engage research issues in architectural production
  3. Critically assess aspects of architectural production
  4. Utilise principles and strategies influencing the development of architecture
  5. Understand and apply the rules of occupational health and safety appropriate to the discipline practice.


Mixed-mode assessment: 100%

Workload requirements

On-campus: 12 hours per week including 3 contact hours and 9 hours of independent study or equivalent.

See also Unit timetable information

Chief examiner(s)

Dr John Sadar (Caulfield S1 & S2), Ms Jacqui Alexander (Prato T2-58)


Enrolled in Bachelor of Architectural Design and must have passed 96 credit points