Module Details

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Title MA DESIGN 2
Code ARCH713
Coordinator Mr A Agkathidis
Architecture
Asterios.Agkathidis@liverpool.ac.uk
Year CATS Level Semester CATS Value
Session 2019-20 Level 7 FHEQ Second Semester 30

Aims

The module aims to critically engage students with a current architectural topic and through research and tutorials undertaken both in groups and individually, develop a design for a given topic or brief. The module builds on the semester 1 module 'Design 1' and is concerned with designing in an urban environment.

Students submit drawings, written reports and models that are presented to a review panel made up of staff and other students for open forum discussion.


Learning Outcomes

(LO1) Students will demonstrate a developing design agenda and, an awareness of current architectural matters.

(LO2) The ability to analyses a site and its context and incorporate conclusions into the design resolution.

(LO3) The ability to select and utilise appropriate visual, oral, written and other graphic methods to effectively communicate complex architectural theories and designs.

(LO4) The ability to resolve a brief, prepare a design strategy and concept that relates to and satisfies the ambitions of a given project.

(S1) Adaptability

(S2) Teamwork

(S3) Organisational skills

(S4) Communication skills

(S5) IT skills

(S6) International awareness

(S7) Positive attitude/ self-confidence A 'can-do' approach, a readiness to take part and contribute; openness to new ideas and the drive to make these happen


Syllabus

 

Varies from year to year dependant on the agenda of the course, the chosen site(s) and brief(s)


Teaching and Learning Strategies

Teaching Method 1 - Small Group Learning
Description: Teaching will be in small groups, each student will have a 1:1 tutorial lasting one hour on a specified module tutorial day.
Attendance Recorded: Yes


Teaching Schedule

  Lectures Seminars Tutorials Lab Practicals Fieldwork Placement Other TOTAL
Study Hours           24

150

174
Timetable (if known)              
Private Study 126
TOTAL HOURS 300

Assessment

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Recommended Texts

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