University of Technology Sydney

11214 Spatial Communications 1

6cp; 1hpw (lecture, on-campus), 3hpw (tutorial, on-campus)
There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.



This subject is designed to equip architecture students with a range of digital and analog tools for the communication of ideas. The subject focuses both on the funadmentals of architectural representation and documentation, thinking critically through a series of iterative exercises.

Students will explore a range of techniques including:

  • measured drawings
  • hand-sketching as an analytical and exploration tool
  • digital CAD drawing – the fundamentals of orthographic 2D drawing, 3D modelling, and technical drawing conventions
  • stylised representation, historic and contemporary precedents
  • curatorial exercises to assist students in constructing a cohesive set of documents for the communication of architectural thinking through drawing
  • verbal and written presentation – clearly communicate to a range of audiences

Typical availability

Autumn session, City campus

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Access conditions

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