• Offered by School of Art
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Course subject Visual Arts
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Course convener
    • Niklavs Rubenis
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in First Semester 2014
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This course utilises previously acquired skills in furniture courses and applies these to creative response regarding a specific real-world place, space, or situation. Topics covered include , development of return briefs, idea pitch/presentation skills, and advanced technical skills in furniture construction as required.  External clients involved in research or experimental environments provide the design brief whenever possible.  Students will work both during and outside of class to develop ideas and presentations, design and make models and or prototypes, and create a final design and piece.  The course is taught by a combination of site visits, presentations, readings, discussions, and guided design development allowing students to respond to the built environment. Occupational health and safety instruction is an integral part of this course.  Examples of past project briefs include: Shelter for an Endangered Species; Response to Climate Change; Student Lounge Rejuvenation.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
  1. demonstrate a sound understanding of the processes, terminology, forms and materials of furniture;
  2. Apply advanced skills and knowledge to the making of creative furniture works in response to a specific site or situation;
  3. develop and evaluate concepts and processes by thinking creatively, critically and reflectively;
  4. work independently and/or collaboratively in a workshop environment in response to project demands;
  5. reflect on social, ethical, cultural, functional, technological and environmental issues of creative practice considering local and international perspectives.

Indicative Assessment

Portfolio of studio work (80%) [LOs 1, 2, 4]

Journal/Documentation/Studio Theory presentation (20%) [LOs 1 and 3, 5]

Assessment includes periodic critique and review sessions that provide ongoing feedback on work in progress

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Workload

4 hours per week lectures, tutorials, critiques and supervised studio practice and 6 hours per week independent studio practice.

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must be studying one of the following programs; Bachelor of Arts (Visual) (3010) Bachelor of Design Arts (3011) Bachelor of Visual Arts (3012) Bachelor of Visual Arts (3013) Bachelor of Design Arts (3014) Bachelor of Arts (Digital) (3020) Bachelor of Digital Arts (3022) Bachelor of Arts (New Media Arts) (3030) Bachelor of Design Arts (3115) Bachelor of Visual Arts (3125) Bachelor of Arts(Visual) (4010) Bachelor of Arts (Visual)/Bachelor of Music (4011) Bachelor of Visual Arts/Bachelor of Music (4012) Bachelor of Arts (Visual)/Bachelor of Science (Forestry) (4018) Bachelor of Visual Arts/Bachelor of Science (Forestry) (4019) Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Arts (Visual) (4100) Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Arts (Visual) (4101) Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Visual Arts (4112) Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Visual Arts (4113) Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Digital Arts (4115) Bachelor of Asian Studies/Bachelor of Visual Arts (4519) Bachelor of Asian Studies (Specialist)/Bachelor of Arts (Visual) (4558) Bachelor of Asian Studies (Specialist)/Bachelor of Arts (Visual) (4559) Bachelor of Asia-Pacific Studies/Bachelor of Visual Arts (4570) Bachelor of Asian Studies (Specialist)/Bachelor of Visual Arts (4589) Bachelor Asian Studies/Bachelor of Arts (Visual) (4590) Bachelor of Asian Studies/Bachelor of Arts (Visual) (4599) And you must have completed ARTV2207 or ARTV2209 or ARTV2203 or ARTV2204 or ARTV2003 or ARTV2004. You are not able to enrol in this course if you have previously completed ARTV2205 or ARTV3026 or DESA2205 or DESA3002 or DESA3201.

Majors

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Students continuing in their current program of study will have their tuition fees indexed annually from the year in which you commenced your program. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
1
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
1994-2003 $1110
2004 $1836
2005 $2178
2006 $2178
2007 $2178
2008 $2178
2009 $2178
2010 $2250
2011 $2310
2012 $2358
2013 $2358
2014 $2484
International fee paying students
Year Fee
1994-2003 $2454
2004 $2778
2005 $2988
2006 $2988
2007 $2988
2008 $3090
2009 $3090
2010 $3090
2011 $3090
2012 $3090
2013 $3090
2014 $3246
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
5111 17 Feb 2014 07 Mar 2014 31 Mar 2014 30 May 2014 In Person N/A

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