Courses - Faculty of Creative Arts And Industries


Architectural Media

Stage I

ARCHDRC 102
10 Points

Architectural Media I

An introduction to drawing and computing techniques related to design studio practice and an overview of the analytical and critical value of these techniques for design.

Restriction: ARCHDRC 100, 101

ARCHDRC 103
15 Points

Architectural Media 1

An introduction to drawing and computing techniques related to design studio practice and an overview of the analytical and critical value of these techniques for design.

Restriction: ARCHDRC 102

ARCHDRC 104
15 Points

Architectural Media 2

Examines specific types of representation – both freehand and digital – used in architectural media to develop concepts, evaluate architectural thinking and describe and refine design projects.

Restriction: ARCHDRC 202

Stage II

ARCHDRC 202
10 Points

Architectural Media II

The study of drawing, computing and related art practices in terms of architectural representation and analysis and the practice of selected techniques.

Prerequisite: Both ARCHDRC 100 and 101, or ARCHDRC 102

Restriction: ARCHDRC 200, 201

ARCHDRC 203
15 Points

Architectural Media 3

Explores the relationship between methods of architectural drawing and the three-dimensional communication of fabrication and assemblage. Central to this investigation is an understanding of how drawing is evolving in relation to new technologies.

Prerequisite: ARCHDRC 102 or 103

Restriction: ARCHDRC 301, 303, 304, 370, 371, 372, 373

Stage III

ARCHDRC 301
10 Points

Measured Drawing

The measurement, recording and drawing of existing New Zealand architecture of historical and cultural significance.

Prerequisite: ARCHDRC 201 or 202 or Departmental approval

ARCHDRC 303
10 Points

Freehand Drawing

The examination, through penetrative seeing, of the basic structure, form, tonal colour and textural elements found in the environment and the development of these awarenesses in knowledgeable graphic communications with an emphasis on perceptual expression.

Prerequisite: ARCHDRC 201 or 202 or Departmental approval

ARCHDRC 304
10 Points

Introduction to Architectural Photography

An introduction to architectural photography and photographic techniques.

Prerequisite: ARCHDRC 201 or 202 or Departmental approval

ARCHDRC 370
10 Points

Elective Study

Topics approved by the Head of School of Architecture and Planning.

Prerequisite: ARCHDRC 201 or 202 or Departmental approval

ARCHDRC 371
10 Points

Elective Study

Topics approved by the Head of School of Architecture and Planning.

Prerequisite: ARCHDRC 201 or 202 or Departmental approval

ARCHDRC 372
10 Points

Elective Study

Topics approved by the Head of School of Architecture and Planning.

Prerequisite: ARCHDRC 201 or 202 or Departmental approval

ARCHDRC 373
10 Points

Elective Study

Topics approved by the Head of School of Architecture and Planning.

Prerequisite: ARCHDRC 201 or 202 or Departmental approval

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