Architectural Engineering Design Studio 1

Module code: CSE4004-B

The concept of building type is vital in gaining a comprehensive understanding of the built environment. The module provides an understanding of sustainability and the specific environment of the students’ own design project. This studio-based module introduces the student to principles of design, drafting, model making and drawing skills and how to interpret and analyse a brief. Students focus on methodology and approaches relevant to the studio comprehensive design project with a more intensified examination of topics related to architectural engineering. The module aims to: Develop the student’s confidence and ability to apply a range of communication methods and media to present design proposals clearly and effectively as well as an ability to evaluate and rework ideas in response to review and feedback. Enable students to acquire knowledge of surveying, construction and maintenance and understand the significance of material attributes and their influence on the design process. Orient and critically engage the student in understanding the constructional and structural systems, the environmental strategies and the regulatory requirements that apply to the design and construction of a design project.

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