This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to apply the theories and principles of design to the design of buildings. It can be applied to both residential buildings
(Building Code of Australia (BCA) Classes 1 and 10) and commercial buildings (BCA Classes 2 to 9). It requires the ability to research, analyse and evaluate information on the
history and elements of architecture and their influence on current practice. It includes developing a design response, which meets the requirements of a project brief, and communicating a final design solution to relevant stakeholders.

Unit details

Location:
Industry
Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
Unit code:
VU21599

Prerequisites

Nil

Assessment

A person who demonstrates competency in this unit must be able to provide evidence of the ability to: - Research and apply knowledge of global architecture, architects and designers and their influences on modern design theories. - Apply architectural concepts to a built form. - Develop a design solution which meets the requirements of the project brief. - Communicate design solutions to stakeholders using a range of media.

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