Stage 2 Architecture

LENGTH OF COURSE: Full Year

ASSUMED BACKGROUND: Successful completion of a Stage 1 Architecture course is an advantage.

CURRICULUM CHARGES: Nil

CONTENT
Course content will be a selection of the following:

Process and production skills: Develop knowledge and skills in using industry standard Architectural software. How to make physical models to communicate design.

Investigating and designing: Knowledge on how to develop comprehensive design portfolios and ideations for clients.

Evaluating: How tto evaluate architectural design, creating both functional and aesthetical spaces.
Develop skills in managing design tasks that need to consider existing buildings, features and regulations.

Collaborating and managing: Develop skills in managing design tasks that need to consider existing buildings, features and regulations.

ASSESSMENT TYPES

Specialist Skills Tasks (20%):
Ability to design and produce solutions to given criteria using specialised production or design skills.

Design Portfolio & Product (50%):
Design, produce and evaluate your own architectural design. The theme, functionality and requirements can be chosen by the student in collaboration with their teacher allowing them to tailor the course to their interests.

Resource Study (30%):
Evaluation of two materials or components.
Investigation of an ethical, social, economic, legal or environmental issue their product presents.