Course Title: Explore and apply the creative design process to 3D forms

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2015

Course Code: GRAP5295C

Course Title: Explore and apply the creative design process to 3D forms

School: 320T Architecture & Design

Campus: City Campus

Program: C5333 - Diploma of Interior Design and Decoration

Course Contact : Jennifer Crowley

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4819

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


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Jane Mancini janemancini@rmit.edu.au

John Perperis john.perperis@rmit.edu.au
 

Michele Meister Michele.meister@mit.edu.au

Kieron Meagher kieron.meagher@rmit.edu.au

First Year Co-ordinator - Lindsay Glover Lindsey.glover@rmit.edu.au

Accelerated Program Co-ordinator - Jenni Woods Jennifer.woods@rmit.edu.au

Nominal Hours: 50

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 performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to explore and creatively apply the design process to the development of 3 dimensional (3D) forms.
No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of endorsement.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

BSBDES303A Explore and apply the creative design process to 3D forms

Element:

Source information on 3-dimensional design

Performance Criteria:

1.1. Identify and access relevant sources of information on 3-dimensional design
1.2. Evaluate and collate information to build a knowledge of 3-dimensional design

Element:

Explore the creative design process for 3-dimensional forms

Performance Criteria:

2.1. Use creative thinking techniques to generate a range of ideas and options
2.2. Use experimentation to explore and challenge a range of different ideas
2.3. Challenge assumptions, reflect on ideas and refine approaches
2.4. Consciously change perspective, and evaluate ideas and situations in new ways

Element:

Communicate concepts or ideas through application of design processes to 3-dimensional forms

Performance Criteria:

3.1. Investigate and reflect on how a particular concept or idea might be communicated in a 3-dimensional form
3.2. Select materials, tools and equipment relevant to the realisation of the concept or idea
3.3. Apply a creative design process to produce a range of 3-dimensional concept realisations
3.4. Reflect on own application of design process and success in communicating the concept or idea
3.5. Seek and obtain feedback from others about the 3-dimensional form and its success in communicating the concept or idea
3.6. Present and store concept realisations or samples in a format which takes account of the need for professional presentation and potential value for future work


Learning Outcomes


This unit applies to individuals who apply the creative design process to the development of 3-dimensional forms. The unit underpins many other specialised design units.

Refer to the elements.


Details of Learning Activities

This course will be clustered with the course ARCH5213C Research & recommend furniture and Kitchen Design ARCH5218C delivered using a blended approach in the following modes:

In Class activities will include:

  • Lectures
  • Peer teaching and class presentations
  • Group discussion
  • Teacher directed group activities/projects 
  • Analysis/critique of relevant reading material
  • Creative thinking techniques
  • Construction of models

Out of Class activities will include:

  • Online research
  • Independent project based work

Self Directed Learning

Some activities will include a self directed learning approach; self directed learning refers to organised activities that students undertake independently, either as individuals or with other students that are supervised by a teacher.  This may include workplace research, library assignments, field trips and work placements.


Teaching Schedule

ACCELERATED SCHEDULE:
WEEKGRAP5295C CLASS CONTENTARCH5218CARCH5213C CLASS CONTENT 
 10Overview of course content and assessment requirements.  Presentation of project. Warm up exercise "Dog Model"  Overview of course content and assessment requirements. Presentation of project.Overview of course content and assessment requirements. Presentation of project. 
 11 Living Presentation and Spatial Planning. Presentation of Dog Model exercise.  Living Presentation and Spatial Planning 
 mid semester break 21 September to 4 October inclusive   
12Introduction to Ergonomics Presentation and Spatial Planning Introduction to Ergonomics Presentation and Spatial Planning 
13Concept Presentation to teacher & peers Concept Presentation to teacher & peersConcept Presentation to teacher & peers 
14(twice weekly timetabled until week 21)

Construction Details Presentation & preparation of drawings.

Commence ESD section 1:50

No class Friday & 7th & morning Monday 10 August.- self directed learning exercise

Commence  Kitchen schematicFurniture Layout Presentation & preparation of drawings 
 15 Review of ESD section (on going) Cont. Kitchen schematicPreparation of Furniture Layout drawings continue 
16Electrical & Plumbing Services Presentation & preparation of drawings Commence preparation of Kitchen model and continuation of drawings.  
17Preparation of plans, elevations and perspective drawings Preparation of Kitchen Joinery drawings continue  
18Oral Presentation Techniques and confirmation of final layout, model and drawing   
19Finalise plans, elevations and perspective drawings Completion of model & documentation Completion of Furniture Layout drawings 
20Finalise plans, elevations and perspective drawingsCompletion of model & documentationCompletion of Furniture Layout drawings 
21Final submission of all documentation including 5 minute Oral Presentation to teacher and peers submission submission 
22Review and re-submission   
FIRST YEAR SCHEDULE:
WEEKGRAP5295C CLASS
CONTENT
ARCH5218C CLASS
CONTENT
ARCH5213C CLASS
CONTENT
1Overview of course content and assessment requirements.
Presentation of project. Warm up exercise "Dog Model"
Overview of course
content & assessment
requirements.
Presentation of project.
Overview of course
content & assessment
requirements.
Presentation of project.
2Living Presentation and Spatial Planning. Presentation of "Dog Model" exercise. Indoor/Outdoor Living
Presentation & Spatial
Planning
3Introduction to Ergonomics. Presentation & Spatial Planning Introduction to
Ergonomics.
Presentation & Spatial Planning
4Concept Presentation to teacher & peersConcept Presentation to
teacher & peers
Concept Presentation to
teacher & peers
5Construction Details. Presentation & preparation of drawings. Commence ESD section 1:50.
As applicable - No class Friday & 7th & morning Monday 10 August - self directed learning exercise
Commence Kitchen schematicFurniture Layout Presentation & preparation of drawings & schedule
6Review of ESD section (on going)Cont. Kitchen schematicPreparation of Furniture layout drawings & schedule continue
7 Electrical & Plumbing Services Presentation & preparation of drawingsCommence preparation of kitchen model &
continuation of drawings.
 
8 Preparation of plans, elevations & commence perspective drawings Preparation of Kitchen
Joinery drawings continue
 
9   
10   
11 Review of plans, elevations and commence perspective drawings  
                                                           mid semester break 21 September to 4 October inclusive
12 Oral Presentation techniques  
13 Techniques & confirmation of final layout, model and drawing Review of kitchen joiner
drawing package
 Review final furniture
selection, layout & schedule
14 Commence finalise plans, elevations & perspective drawings Commence completion
of model & documentation
 Commence completion of
final furniture selection,
layout & schedule
15 Finalise plans, elevations & perspective drawings Completion of model &
documentation
 
16 Final submission of all documentation including 5 minute Oral Presentation to teacher and peers Submission Submission
17Review & re-submission as applicable  

 

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

Mitton, M., 2012, Interior Design Visual Presentation: A Guide to Graphics, Models and Presentation Techniques, 4th Edition, John Wiley & Sons, New York

9780470619025

Ching, F., 2011, Building Construction Illustrated, 4th Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

9781118010112

Ching, F., Binggeli, C., 2012, Interior Design Illustrated, 3rd Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

9781118181737

Panero, J. & Zelnik, M., 1979, Human Dimension & Interior Space: A Source Book of Design Reference Standards, 1st Edition, Witney Library of Design an imprint of Watson-Guptill Publications, New York

0823072711


Other Resources

Students may be required to use some of the following materials in preparation of drawings and models for this course:

  • drawing pencils, pens and markers
  • scale ruler, metal ruler, adjustable set square
  • paper
  • clays and other plastic compounds (plasticene, plaster)
  • cutting tools (scissors, knives, blades)
  • fibres, tape, sting
  • foamcore, polystyrene
  • glue
  • recycled/found materials
  • measuring tools
  • wire
  • papers, cardboard and paper pulp
  • pliers
  • relevant and current hardware and software
  • wood, metal, fabric, plastic

The university Library has extensive resources for Interior Design Students.

The Library has produced a subject guide that includes quality online and print resources for your studies http://rmit.libguides.com/interiordecoration

The Library provices guides on academic referencing  http://www.rmit.edu.au/library/referencing

and subject specialist help via your Liaison Librarian


Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this project will be project based,.


Assessment Tasks

Assessment Tasks in this course are either formative or summative.  Feedback throughout the course may be written, verbal or a combination of both.

To demonstrate competency in this course you need to complete each one of the following pieces of assessment to a satisfactory standard.

Task 1 - Major Project - Warehouse Residence Renovation

Your major project is to design a renovation of a converted warehouse shell from concept through to final working drawings.  You will be required to research concept ideas, specify and implement furniture plans, complete joinery drawings and scale model of Kitchen and present all in mixed media presentation supported by an oral presentation.  There will be 4 separate components of this project that you will be graded on :
1. A3 Visual diary 
2. Warehouse Documentation,
3. Kitchen Documentation and Model,
4. Oral and Visual Presentation. 

Submission Due Dates :

1st Year C5333 Program students: A3 Visual diary - Week 16, Warehouse Documentation (formative) - Week 16, All other documentation is due Week 16.
Accelerated Program students: A3 Visual diary  - Week 21, Warehouse Documentation (formative) - Week 21, All other documentation is due Week 21. 

RMIT Grade Table

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

All work for Assessable Tasks is required to be submitted on the due date and time as outlined in the Assessment Briefs.


Assessment Matrix

For Assessment Matrix, please refer to Blackboard link located in MyRMIT in the relevant course folder.

Other Information

Attendance
The major learning experience involves studio based exercises, demonstrations and production.  It is strongly advised that students 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 RMIT :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 :http://www.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=vj2g89cve4uj1

Special Consideration Policy (Late Submission)
All assessment tasks are required to be completed to a satisfacory level.  If you are unable to complete any piece of assessment by the due date, you will need to apply for an Extension of Time.  Please refer to the following URL for extensions and special consideration.  http://www.rmit.edu.au/students/specialconsideration/online

Cover Sheet for Submissions
All students must complete a submission cover sheet for every piece of submitted work.  This signed sheet acknowledges that you are aware of the plagiarism implications.  Please refer to the following URL for further information regarding plagiarism. http://www.rmit.edu.au/academicintegrity

Work not seen in progress
If a student hands in any work that the teacher has never seen in class or discussed with the student prior to the submission, the teacher can refuse to assess the work on the basis of authentication issues.

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 :
http://www.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=kw02ylsd8z3n

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