2006/2007, Semester 1
School of Design and Environment (Architecture)
Modular Credits: --
Objective -This module will emphasize design in response to environment and site. It will enable students to learn to design small-scale buildings within the context of hot humid tropical environments. Topics - The module will deal with issues related to climate, the tropical environment and sustainability as generators of design. It will also focus on design with an understanding of spatial and functional relationships of spaces such as small and big spaces, private and public spaces.
Prerequisites: AR1101 Design 1 Grade 'C'; AR1102 Design 2 Grade 'C' Preclusions: All non-architecture students
2 lecture hours per week.
4 tutorial hours per week.
0 lab hours per week.
0 hours for projects, assignments, fieldwork etc per week.
15 hours for preparatory work by a student per week.