UWA Handbook 2017

Unit details

IDES2000 Integrated Design Studio 2—Making

Credit 6 points
  Offering
(see Timetable)
AvailabilityLocationMode
Semester 1UWA (Perth)Face to face
Details for undergraduate courses
  • Level 2 core unit in the Integrated Design major sequence
  • Category B broadening unit for Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Science students
  • Level 2 elective
Content 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.
Outcomes 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.
Assessment 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) Associate Professor Nigel Westbrook
Unit rules
Prerequisites: IDES1000 Studio Fundamentals (formerly ARCT1000 Studio Fundamentals) and IDES1040 Techniques of Visualisation
Contact hours up to 6 hours per week
Unit Outlinehttp://www.unitoutlines.alva.uwa.edu.au/Units/IDES2000/SEM-1/2017

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