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Curricular information is subject to change
On participating in this module students should be able to:
- Participate in professional (+ international) competitions
- Identify the methodical steps in design processes from analysis to conceptual design and master-planning and further to detailed design.
- Demonstrate knowledge of the palette of materials available to spatial and object design.
- Understand the role of the designer (landscape architect, architect, urban designer, civil engineer, artist) in a complex urban project.
- Appreciate the importance of appropriate graphic communication.
- Demonstrate a specific design attitude
Key topics addressed in this module are:
international landscape architectural student competition;
design methodology and design process;
working in a (multidisciplinary) team;
graphic communication - coherency and legibility of drawings,
lay out, diagraming, rendering.
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
Not applicable to this module.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Continuous Assessment: Interim presentations/reviews of stage work||Throughout the Trimester||n/a||Graded||Yes||
|Portfolio: Presentation and submission of coursework at the end of term||Coursework (End of Trimester)||n/a||Standard conversion grade scale 40%||Yes||
|Attendance: Active participation and attendance throughout the course||Throughout the Trimester||n/a||Standard conversion grade scale 40%||No||
|Remediation Type||Remediation Timing|
|In-Module Resit||Prior to relevant Programme Exam Board|
• Feedback individually to students, on an activity or draft prior to summative assessment
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
• Peer review activities
Stage work will be discussed in interim presentations and verbal feed back given within the session. After the submission of the competition entry the proposals will presented to and discussed i.e. assessed by the class. Interim and final marks will be released within 2 weeks after the presentations.