Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture

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Monash University

18 points, SCA Band 2, 0.375 EFTSL

Undergraduate - Unit

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Art, Design and Architecture

Organisational Unit

Department of Architecture


Dr Nicole Kalms



  • Second semester 2016 (Day)


Interior Architecture Studio 8 is the culmination of the interior architecture studio stream. Students refine and apply the broad range of skills developed in preceding studios and associated units through the investigation of an independent design research project. The project is developed to express individual concerns and a platform for future professional endeavours.


On successful completion of this unit, students will:

  1. demonstrate a high level of proficiency and autonomy in interior architectural production
  2. identify and evaluate relevant research concepts, strategies and methods, and apply them in
  3. interior architecture and associated fields

develop design briefs and strategies in relation to research agendas

  1. critically assess and apply contemporary design theories and practices within local and international contexts
  2. engage productively with reflective practices in design and integrate relevant skills developed throughout the course
  3. understand and apply the rules of occupational health and safety appropriate to the discipline practice.


100 mixed mode

Workload requirements

36 hours per week including 6 contact hours and 30 hours of independent study or equivalent

See also Unit timetable information

Chief examiner(s)




IAR4118, IAR4108