Course Title: Develop a decoration proposal for a complex site

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2013

Course Code: ARCH5167C

Course Title: Develop a decoration proposal for a complex site

School: 320T Architecture & Design

Campus: City Campus

Program: C5249 - Diploma of Interior Design and Decoration

Course Contact : Jennifer Crowley

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4819

Course Contact Email:design.tafe@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

John Perperis john.perperis@rmit.edu.au

Nancy Everingham nancy.everingham@rmit.edu.ai

Marnie Rudd manie.rudd@rmit.edu.ai
 

Nominal Hours: 108

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites

None

Course Description

This unit describes the knowledge and skills required to develop a complete proposal for a complex site that satisfies the requirements of a client brief.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

LMFID5002A Develop a decoration proposal for a complex site

Element:

1.  Analyse the project brief

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Applicable OHS, legislative and organisational requirements relevant to designing for complex sites are verified and complied with
1.2 Project brief is reviewed, confirmed and clarified with client
1.3 Key requirements for the project are assessed and confirmed and constraints determined
1.4 Resources are selected appropriate to work requirements and checked for operational effectiveness
1.5 Communication with others involved in the project is established and maintained
1.6 Relevant research is conducted to gain all information which may be used to inform the decoration process
1.7 All required information is accessed and analysed to inform the decoration process
 

Element:

2.  Conduct project research

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Site analysis is conducted to assess the requirements and environmental aspects of the spaces requiring work
2.2 Intended function of the spaces are ascertained from the client
2.3 Contextual information relating to the brief is researched and evaluated
2.4 Functional and planning issues are determined specific to the site and client requirements
2.5 Research material is organised and presented in the form of a decoration proposal
2.6 Project is planned to make effective use of time and available resources
 

Element:

3.  Generate decorative themes and concepts

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Multiple ideas and concepts are generated in a creative and diverse manner that is sympathetic to the project brief
3.2 Ideas are translated into two and three-dimensional space resolution using a range of techniques and media
3.3 Themes and concepts are presented to the client using support documentation, sketches, mood boards, and concept boards
3.4 Viability of concepts are assessed in conjunction with others
3.5 Client feedback is obtained and ideas revised and refined accordingly
 

Element:

4.  Select and specify internal finishes, furniture, furnishings, lighting and object d'art

Performance Criteria:

4.1 Internal elements and wall and floor finishes are selected and specified according to brief parameters
4.2 Materials board and schedules are developed
4.3 Lighting effects are designed and detailed
4.4 Furniture, accessories and art objects are selected, specified and costed using established workplace system
4.5 Furnishings and window treatments are selected to enhance the design scheme within the constraints of the brief and budget
4.6 Rendered 2-D and 3-D drawing of the scheme are prepared to represent the desired effect
 

Element:

5.  Present a fully resolved scheme and evaluate client response

Performance Criteria:

5.1 Final decoration solution is presented to the client in a professional manner using a range of digital media
5.2 Client feedback is sought, amendments are agreed to and recorded, and ideas are revised and refined without losing design integrity
5.3 Own performance in the design process is examined to identify strengths and weaknesses
5.4 Areas for improvement are identified
 


Learning Outcomes


This unit supports the attainment of skills and knowledge required to specify the furniture, fixtures, fittings and artworks for a complex site which may include a high end residential or commercial site with multiple themes and usage areas.


Details of Learning Activities

Learning activities will take place in a studio, workshop or classroom using industry standard tools and resources.  You will complete exercises and industry style projects. You will also be required to undertake independent study.

In class activities may include:

  • class exercises to review discussions/lectures
  • practical demonstrations
  • analysis/critique of relevant reading material
  • seminar presentations
  • lectures
  • design activities or projects
  • online activities
  • group projects
  • peer learning
  • guest lecture
  • peer teaching and class presentations
  • group discussion
  • workshops
  • online research
  • independent project based work
  • teacher directed group activities/projects
  • site visits (observations)
  • studio practice
  • tutorials
  • workshopping of student projects including peer/lecturer feedback


Teaching Schedule

A detailed Weekly Schedule is available on Blackboard

WEEK

COURSE CONTENT
(EVALUATE SITE FOR DESIGN)

ELEMENTS

COURSE CONTENT
(DEVELOP A DECORATION PROPOSAL)

ELEMENTSDUE DATE
1     
2     
3     
4     
5     
6     
7     
8Introduction
Deliver Brief
1.1-1.5

Analyse the project brief

1.1-1.7 
 Collect infortmation for design brief  Analyse the project brief  
9Conduct research for design 2.1-2.7Generate decorative theme and concepts 1.2-1.7 
 Conduct research for brief  Generate decorative theme and concepts 2.1-2.6 
10 Assess structural aspects of space 2.1-2.7 refine  
 Concept presentation  Concept presentation Due Task I
11 Assess services 4.1-4.3 Generate decorative theme and concepts 3.1-3.5 
  Assess services  Select & specify internal finishes  
12 Assess materials used in interior space 3.1-3.4 Select & specify internal finishes 4.3-4.6 
 Assess materials used in interior space  Select & specify internal finishes  
13 Conduct additional research ti support site evatuation 5.1-5.5 Select & specify internal finishes 4.1-4.2 
 Conduct additional research ti support site evatuation  Present a fully resolved scheme & evaluate client responseDocumentation4.1-4.2  
14 Documentation 5.1-5.5 Documentation  
 Documentation  Documentation 5.1-5.7 
15 Documentation  Documentation  
Documentation  Documentation  
16 Documentation 5.1-5.7 Documentation 5.1-5.7 
 Presentation  Presentation  

Please note: While your teacher will cover all the material in this schedule, the weekly order is subject to change depending on class needs and availability of speakers and resources


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References


Other Resources

For Site Visits you will require the following equipment
8m Tape Measure and Digital Camera
 


Overview of Assessment

• Effectively interior design for at least two complex sites to provide the client with creative solutions that satisfy the design brief
• Effectively apply design elements and principles in designing for complex sites
• Comply with legislation, regulations, standards, codes of practice and established safe practices and procedures for designing for complex sites
• Communicate effectively and work safely with others in the work area


Assessment Tasks

You will undertake one major project which includes several key components to demonstrate your competence in a range of areas.

This major oroject is to detail a significant commercial renovation of the Fitzroy Baths

Assessment tasks are linked to the subjects ARCH 5166C Evaluate Site for Interior Design Brief and GRAP 5298C Establish the Design Brief

Assessment Tasks include the following :

Photographic evidence and documentaiton of the Site Visit and an evaluation of site characteristics including: orientation, existing structures and services, heritage overlays and council regulations.

Task 1   : Concept Presentation

Themes  and concepts are presented to the client using sketches ,mood boards and Concept boards 

Task 2 : Board Presentation:

Final decoration solution solution is prsented to the client in a professional mannere using a range of digital media.

Task 3 Documentation;

Plans , elevations  with schedules.

 

Grades which apply to courses delivered in accordance with competency-based assessment, but which also use graded assessment.

 

 

GRADES THAT APPLY TO ASSESSMENT

CHD              Competent with High Distinction

CDI                Compepent with Distinction

CC                  Competent with Credit

CAG               Competency achieved- Graded

 

NYC               Not Yet Competent

DNS               Did Not Submit for Assessment


Assessment Matrix

An assessment matrix demonstrating alignment of assessment tasks with the relevant Unit of Competency is available from the course contact person (stated above).

You will undertake one major project which includes several key components to demonstrate your competence in a range of areas.
This major project is to detail a significant commercial renovation of the Fitzroy Baths
Assessment tasks are linked to the subjects ARCH5166C Evaluate Site for Interior Design Brief and GRAP5298C Establish the Design Brief
Assessment Tasks include the following:
Photographic evidence and documentation of the Site Visit and an evaluation of site characteristics including: orientation, existing structures and services, heritage overlays and council regulations.
Task 1 : Concept Presentation
Themes and concepts are presented to the client using sketches, mood boards and Concept boards
Task 2 : Board Presentation:
Final decoration solution is presented to the client in a professional manner using a range of digital media.
Task 3 Documentation;
Plans , elevations with schedules.
Grades which apply to courses delivered in accordance with competency-based assessment, but which also use graded assessment

GRADES THAT APPLY TO ASSESSMENT
CHD Competent with High Distinction
CDI Competent with Distinction
CC Competent with Credit
CAG Competency achieved- Graded
NYC Not Yet Competent
DNS Did Not Submit for Assessment
 

Other Information

Attendance
The major learning experience involves studio based exercises, demonstration and production. It is strongly advised that you attend all sessions in order to engage in the required learning activities, ensuring the maximum opportunity to gain the competency.

Feedback - You will receive verbal and written feedback by teacher on your work. This feedback also includes suggestions on how you can proceed to the next stage of developing your projects.
Student feedback at RMI:
http://www.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=9pp3ic9obks7

Student Progress
Monitoring academic progress is an important enabling and proactive strategy to assist you to achieve your learning potential. Student progress policy:
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Special consideration Policy (Late Submission)
All assessment tasks are required to be completed to a satisfactory level. If you are unable to complete any piece of assessment by the due date, you will need to apply for an extension. Special consideration, appeals and discipline:
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Cover Sheet for Submissions
You must complete a submission cover sheet for every piece of submitted work. This signed sheet acknowledges that you are aware of the plagiarism implications.
Academic Integrity and Plagiarism - RMIT University has a strict policy on plagiarism and academic integrity. Please refer to the website for more information on this policy go to Academic Integrity
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