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 Second semester 2015 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Miss Renee Weeden


This unit will build on previous units and introduce students to the professional practices employed as part of the construction and fabrication of inhabited environments. Conventions for documentation of project proposals, and communication with other building industry professionals will form important elements of the unit.


On successful completion of this unit, students will have the ability to:

  1. understand key relationships between construction decisions and design outcomes, and use these in the development of design proposals
  2. understand the role of key built environment professionals and a range of communication approaches employed in the construction of design proposals
  3. apply conventions for the production of construction documentation
  4. understand and apply the rules of occupational health and safety appropriate to the discipline practice.


100% Mixed Mode Assessment (includes progressive assessment and folio)

Workload requirements

12 hours per week including 3 contact hours and 9 hours of independent study or equivalent

See also Unit timetable information

Chief examiner(s)



IAR2303, IAR2301, IAR2304