Module Details

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Title DESIGN C
Code ARCH403
Coordinator Mr PJ Farrall
Architecture
Peter.Farrall@liverpool.ac.uk
Year CATS Level Semester CATS Value
Session 2019-20 Level 4 FHEQ Second Semester 15

Aims

The aim of this module is to introduce students to graduate level of urban analysis and design, resulting in the manifestation of an urban strategy and the formulation of a project brief, which will form the basis module ARCH404.


Learning Outcomes

(LO1) The learning outcomes for the project are to acquire and demonstrate skills in:

Urban analysis and its recording.

(LO2) Critical thinking.

(LO3) The manipulation of information towards formulation of urban strategy.

(LO4) The identifying and addressing issues of sustainable development within an urban environment.

(S1) Improving own learning/performance - Reflective practice.

(S2) Time and project management - Personal organisation.

(S3) Information skills - Critical reading.

(S4) Research skills - All Information skills.

(S5) Personal attributes and qualities - Initiative.

(S6) Critical thinking and problem solving - Creative thinking.

(S7) Critical thinking and problem solving - Problem identification.


Syllabus

 

The project will concentrate on the formulation of an urban strategy. Analytical and mapping techniques developed in the first semester on a smaller level will be expanded to an urban scale. Attention will be given to issues of critical thinking as well as sustainable development (thematic and physical), emphasising strategies that give consideration to the conservation and projection of existing resources and conditions.


Teaching and Learning Strategies

Teaching Method 1 - Lecture
Description:
Attendance Recorded: Not yet decided
Notes: Tuesday lunchtime invited speakers or staff talks

Teaching Method 2 - Tutorial
Description:
Attendance Recorded: Not yet decided
Notes: Group and individual tutorials, Interim and Final Reviews

Teaching Method 3 - Other
Description:
Attendance Recorded: Not yet decided


Teaching Schedule

  Lectures Seminars Tutorials Lab Practicals Fieldwork Placement Other TOTAL
Study Hours 3

  12

    45

60
Timetable (if known)              
Private Study 90
TOTAL HOURS 150

Assessment

EXAM Duration Timing
(Semester)
% of
final
mark
Resit/resubmission
opportunity
Penalty for late
submission
Notes
             
CONTINUOUS Duration Timing
(Semester)
% of
final
mark
Resit/resubmission
opportunity
Penalty for late
submission
Notes
Assessment 1 There is a resit opportunity. Standard UoL penalty applies for late submission. Assessment Schedule (When) :During Assessment Period  n/a    100       

Recommended Texts

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