Course Title: Design and Digital Presentation 1

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Design and Digital Presentation 1

Credit Points: 12


Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


320T Architecture & Design


Sem 2 2013,
Sem 1 2014,
Sem 1 2015,
Sem 1 2016,
Sem 2 2016,
Sem 1 2017,
Sem 2 2017

Course Coordinator: Jennifer Crowley

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 4819

Course Coordinator Email:

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


Course Description

In this course you will explore and develop a range of documentation and digital representation skills.

To develop your knowledge of the technical aspects of documentation, you will use hand drafting, image manipulation and digital presentation.

You will be introduced to 2D computer aided design and gain familiarity in interpreting, producing and utilizing current Australian Standards for architectural documentation.

Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

In this course you will develop the following program outcomes:

  • Engage with contemporary trends in the interior design industry and investigate related emerging and evolving manufacturing technologies and materials. 
  • Communicate your ideas and designs through a broad range of technology and presentation techniques to a range of stakeholders including clients and relevant industry practitioners
  • Create design solutions to meet the needs of a client and addressall industry conventions in both manual and digital formats in response to adesign brief
  • Apply knowledge and skills of current business anmd professional practices relevant to decoration and design industry
  • Investigate and adapt knowledge of design history, theory and culture to contemporary interior decoration and design context and practice.

Upon successful completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Select the correct equipment, tools and appropriate software to produce documentation for construction in small projects.
  • Creatively and critically produce small project documentation and a cross referenced set of specification documents.
  • Produce digital interior ideas and perspectives for use in all stages of the design process

Overview of Learning Activities

Learning activities will include supervised project work, independent investigation, site visits, demonstrations, audio visual presentations, online learning, studio work and guest presenter demonstrations

Overview of Learning Resources

RMIT will provide you with resources and tools for learning in this course through our online systems.

Learning resources will include audio-visual presentations, library references, architectural and interior design websites, interface & activity via myRMIT learning and support material, including relevant Australian Standards.

Overview of Assessment

You will be assessed on how well you meet the course learning outcomes and on your development against the program capabilities.

  • Assessment may include a range of activities such as in-class exercises, portfolio, digital models, presentations and individual / group projects.
  • Feedback will be given on all assessment tasks.
  • If you have a long term medical condition and/or disability it may be possible to negotiate to vary aspects of the learning or assessment methods. You can contact the program coordinator or the Disability Liaison Unit if you would like to find out more.
  • An assessment charter ( summarises your responsibilities as an RMIT student as well as those of your teachers.
  • Your course assessment conforms to RMIT assessment principles, regulations, policies and procedures which are described and referenced in a single document:;ID=ln1kd66y87rc