IDES2000 Integrated Design Studio 2—Making
- 6 points
|Semester 1||UWA (Perth)||Face to face|
- Details for undergraduate courses
- This unit offers projects that develop and test integrated design concepts and promote competences in vocabularies and analysis and focus on the practical application of design. Studio programs support the development of ‘making' skills in moderately complicated environments which require integration of analytical, representational and ‘making' skills in a project resolved to a moderate level of complexity.
- Students are able to (1) conceptualise solutions to integrated design problems of basic complexity, invent solutions to simple modular problems, and invent solutions to simple component manufacture; (2) develop a basic understanding of the behaviour of different materials in an industrial production context, the performance characteristics of commonly available materials in Western Australia (WA), and the properties of commonly available materials in WA; and (3) develop an understanding of the design team environment, the functioning of a task-orientated group, concepts of sustainability in industrial production, sustainability of different materials, and embedded energy values of different materials and processes of production.
- Typically this unit is assessed in the following ways: (1) verbal presentations; (2) digital submissions; and (3) final folio—digital submission. Further information is available in the unit outline.
To pass this unit, a student must: (a) achieve an overall mark of 50 per cent or higher for the unit; and (b) achieve the requisite standard(s) for the final folio—digital submission component of the unit, as specified in the unit outline.
Supplementary assessment is available in this unit for those students who obtain a mark of at least 45 overall provided they have also obtained a mark of at least 45 in a specified component of the unit.
- Unit Coordinator(s)
- Rene van Meeuwen and Jennie Officer
- Unit rules
- IDES1000 Studio Fundamentals (formerly ARCT1000 Studio Fundamentals)
IDES1040 Techniques of Visualisation
- ARLA2001 Design Studio—Future Making
- Contact hours
- at least 6 hours per week
- Unit Outline
- The availability of units in Semester 1, 2, etc. was correct at the time of publication but may be subject to change.
- All students are responsible for identifying when they need assistance to improve their academic learning, research, English language and numeracy skills; seeking out the services and resources available to help them; and applying what they learn. Students are encouraged to register for free online support through GETSmart; to help themselves to the extensive range of resources on UWA's STUDYSmarter website; and to participate in WRITESmart and (ma+hs)Smart drop-ins and workshops.
- Books and other material wherever listed may be subject to change. Book lists relating to 'Preliminary reading', 'Recommended reading' and 'Textbooks' are, in most cases, available at the University Co-operative Bookshop (from early January) and appropriate administrative offices for students to consult. Where texts are listed in the unit description above, an asterisk (*) indicates that the book is available in paperback.