Pre-requisites: None


Co-requisites: ARC6816, ARC6817

Aims/Description: In this module students apply the knowledge and digital design skills learnt in the course modules into the creative design of an advanced level interactive built environments (IBE). Students will work within a thematic Studio for the duration of the module alongside MArch (RIBA Part 2) and other PGT students, providing a rich and vibrant studio culture. Shared reviews throughout the year will expose students to the diverse approaches of the Studios. The design of IBE will be framed through the social, cultural and technological agendas of the specific Studios. Assessment will be through a digital design report and design portfolio.

Restrictions on availability: Restricted to students on the MSc DDIBE programme ARCT141 and ARCT142

Staff Contact: Dr Chengzhi Peng
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars, Tutorials, Problem solving, Fieldwork, Independent Study, Studio reviews
Assessment: Project work

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