University of Technology Sydney

85602 Interdisciplinary Design Lab: Undergraduate

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This intensive design lab subject introduces the practice of design for crime prevention in urban environments. Students work in multidisciplinary groups to develop and articulate concept designs in response to complex live briefs. The subject introduces the basic concepts behind current research in design for crime prevention. It aims to challenge and develop student design skills through a design process that incorporates real-world constraints, including: complex problem history, diverse stakeholder communities, quick response timeframes, physical site constraints and other complexities. Students learn professionalism, project management skills and how to negotiate the challenges of multidisciplinary teamwork.

Typical availability

Spring session, City campus

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