University of Technology Sydney

86882 Experimental Spatial Representation

Requisite(s): 48 credit points of completed study in spk(s): STM91342 132cp Core subjects (Architecture) OR 48 credit points of completed study in spk(s): STM91203 120cp Core subjects (Interior Architecture) OR 48 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C10325 Bachelor of Design Architecture Bachelor of Creative Intelligence and Innovation OR 48 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C09079 Bachelor of Landscape Architecture (Honours)



This practice-based elective investigates the critical agency of architectural drawing.

Students are introduced to advanced theories of representation and the work of significant spatial designers in order to explore the edge condition between art and architecture image-making. The outcomes are large-scale drawing works that extend each students’ creative agenda, exhibited in a group show that critically addresses new ideas of spatial image-making.

This studio is highly suited to students from Architecture, Interior Architecture, Visual Communications and Animation with existing interests in experimental drawing practices and an ambition to advance their use of drawing as a critical and creative lens in their design thinking. Students will be guided through the exploration of experimental drawing and multimedia techniques, hand drawing and hybrid analogue/digital practices on a case-by-case basis. This studio will also include several visits to significant architectural drawing collections at the Art Gallery of New South Wales, The State Library of New South Wales, and private collections.

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