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)Ms Liz Watt


This unit introduces the folio for the communication of design propositions in a professional context. It focuses on the use of publishing media and techniques. Students compile and examine the projects undertaken in previous design studios. They identify emerging interests and locate them in relation to contemporary practitioners. Students will strategically curate their work to develop a folio suitable for presentation in a professional context.


On successful completion of this unit, students will:

  1. critically reflect on their design practice and projects to date
  2. develop and format a folio for presentation in a professional context
  3. use publishing media to refine and represent their position with visual communication techniques
  4. critically discuss their design agendas in parallel with their visual folio component
  5. locate and understand the contemporary nature of their practice in a culturally specific context
  6. understand and apply the rules of occupational health and safety appropriate to the discipline practice.


100% mixed mode

Workload requirements

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

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