University of Western Australia

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Architectural Design 4a—Complex Buildings

  • ARCT4403
  • Semester 1, summer teaching period (if available) (see Timetable)
  • 12 points
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This unit reviews the technical, compositional and theoretical knowledge developed in the three years of the Bachelor of Environmental Design. Emphasis is placed on the integration of building services and structure in an environmentally sustainable manner within complex buildings. Typical programs might include institutional buildings, transportation facilities and projects of a cross-cultural nature. Students are expected to respond with conceptual clarity and rigour of execution, and are required to approach design operations in a professional manner, handling the full range of design considerations.<br/><br/>The unit proposes that, in order to make an authentic piece of architecture,... -- Course Website

Instructor: Associate Professor Andrea Quagliola

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