ARC3501 - Advanced studies in architecture A - 2018

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate - Unit

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Art, Design and Architecture

Organisational Unit

Department of Architecture

Chief examiner(s)

Ms Jacqui Alexander (Caulfield & Prato)


Ms Jacqui Alexander (Caulfield & Prato)

Unit guides




  • Trimester 2 2018 (On-campus)


Enrolled in Bachelor of Architectural Design and must have passed 96 credit points, OHS1000


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.

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