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ARCH7043 - Design Studio Adv - Workplaces

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Title:Design Studio Adv - Workplaces
Long Title:Design Studio Adv - Workplaces
Module Code:ARCH7043
 
Duration:1 Semester
Credits: 10
NFQ Level:Intermediate
Field of Study: Architecture & Urban Environment
Valid From: Semester 1 - 2019/20 ( September 2019 )
Module Delivered in 1 programme(s)
Next Review Date: April 2024
Module Coordinator: Samuel Vardy
Module Author: Martin Boylan
Module Description: This module consists of one project divided into two parts. It focuses on the design and space planning of offices.The development and resolution of interior architecture projects for commercial office interior space and develops a design and technical competency/specialism in a related area to commercial office design.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Develop a brief and a relevant comprehensive design vocabulary in response to the specific needs of a client in the commercial workplace environment.
LO2 Develop a coherent interior architectural design through all work stages of the design process from strategy/concept through to evocation of quality space.
LO3 Illustrate in both process folder and presentation board format a competency of technical, environmental, material and constructional strategies for a commercial office interior space.
LO4 Identify the concerns regarding sustainability and the technological concerns pertinent to the development of a commercial design scheme.
LO5 Identify the social and economic factors pertinent to the development of a commercial design scheme.
LO6 Develop a design and technical competency in relation to a particular aspect/area of commercial design specialism.
Pre-requisite learning
Module Recommendations

This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is strongly recommended before enrolment in this module. You may enrol in this module if you have not acquired the recommended learning but you will have considerable difficulty in passing (i.e. achieving the learning outcomes of) the module. While the prior learning is expressed as named MTU module(s) it also allows for learning (in another module or modules) which is equivalent to the learning specified in the named module(s).

Incompatible Modules
These are modules which have learning outcomes that are too similar to the learning outcomes of this module. You may not earn additional credit for the same learning and therefore you may not enrol in this module if you have successfully completed any modules in the incompatible list.
No incompatible modules listed
Co-requisite Modules
No Co-requisite modules listed
Requirements

This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is mandatory before enrolment in this module is allowed. You may not enrol on this module if you have not acquired the learning specified in this section.

No requirements listed
 

Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Commercial:Financial Office Project (Accountants) PART I
Discussion and development of brief,time management,analysis of company type/structure,profiling.Identification of functional and aesthetic needs,introduction to building type and visit to site,photographic and spot surveys.Research and case study/precedent analysis.Presentation of two optional concepts,a body of research and design development to date.Duration:3 weeks
Commercial:Financial Office Project (Accountants) PART II
This represents the students largest and most complex project to date which requires the design,spatial manipulation and circulation management of a large two-storey space.From part I the student progresses the design development of their chosen concept through the use of sketch and sketch/study modelling,arriving at a resolved design proposal to include furniture and fitting specification,illustrating a comprehensive graphic,visual and verbal presentation skill set to an appropriate standard. Duration:6 weeks
Commercial:Design and technical specialisation/differenciation
All students taking this module are required to select and develope an aspect of their design scheme from the following:a piece of free-standing or built-in furniture,a fitting or fixture within the scheme or a piece as agreed with the year co-ordinator.This deliverable requires separate presentation boards to include rendered visuals,dimensioned orthographic drawings,detailed technical drawings and technical specification.
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work100.00%
Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Project Commercial:Large Office Project (Accountants) PART I,duration 3 weeks . 1,3,4,5 35.0 Week 7
Project Commercial:Large Office Project (Accountants) PART II,duration 6 weeks,which includes a differenciated/specialised design and technical deliverable. 2,3,4,5,6 65.0 Sem End
No End of Module Formal Examination
Reassessment Requirement
Coursework Only
This module is reassessed solely on the basis of re-submitted coursework. There is no repeat written examination.

The institute reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment

 

Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Course content 1.0 Every Week 1.00
Tutorial Group,studio based learning 0.5 Every Week 0.50
Tutorial Individual,studio based learning 0.5 Every Week 0.50
Independent & Directed Learning (Non-contact) Research and development of studio based project 12.0 Every Week 12.00
Total Hours 14.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 14.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 2.00
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Course content 1.0 Every Week 1.00
Tutorial Group,studio based learning 0.5 Every Week 0.50
Tutorial Individual,studio based learning 0.5 Every Week 0.50
Independent & Directed Learning (Non-contact) Research and development of studio based project 12.0 Every Week 12.00
Total Hours 14.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 14.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 2.00
 

Module Resources

Recommended Book Resources
  • Christopher Grech 2007, Future Office, Taylor and Francis London [ISBN: 9780415385916]
  • Jeremy Myerson,Philip Ross 2005, The 21st Century Office, Laurence King London [ISBN: 9781856693943]
  • Taschen 2005, Small Offices, Taschen London [ISBN: 9783822841808]
  • Chris Grimley, Mimi Love 2018, The Interior Design Reference and Specification Book Updated and Revised, Revisied Ed., Rockport USA [ISBN: 10:1631593803]
  • Malcolm Innes 2018, Lighting For Interior Design, Laurence King Publishers London UK [ISBN: 10:185669836]
  • Rosemary Kilmer 2016, Construction Drawings and Details for Interiors, 3rd Ed., John Wiley and Sons Inc Newyork USA [ISBN: 10:1118944356]
This module does not have any article/paper resources
This module does not have any other resources
 

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
CR_DINAR_8 Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Interior Architecture 6 Mandatory

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