88622 Global Studio: Interior Architecture B6cp; faculty-led field trip
Requisite(s): 48 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C10271 Bachelor of Design Interior Architecture OR 48 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C10272 Bachelor of Design Interior Architecture Bachelor of Arts International Studies OR 48 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C10322 Bachelor of Design Interior Architecture Bachelor of Creative Intelligence and Innovation OR 48 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C10004 Bachelor of Design Architecture OR 48 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C10325 Bachelor of Design Architecture Bachelor of Creative Intelligence and Innovation
The global studio program provides intensive studio learning through cross-cultural education. The program encourages interdisciplinary learning and offers an expanded studio environment in which students discover and synthesise new technical conceptual skills from multiple disciplines within the UTS: Design, Architecture, and Building.
Students investigate the relationship between borders, power, and space. The site for this investigation is the Peace Wall. First built in 1969, the Peace Wall is a border barrier between neighbourhoods to minimise intercommunal violence between Irish Catholics and Union Protestants. Over five kilometres long and eight metres tall, the Peace Wall is made of iron, brick, and steel, with gates staffed by police that allow passage during daylight. The gates close at night and no access is allowed.
The Ireland Global Studio provides a rich and culturally diverse experience for students, who collaborate with interior designers and architects in a two-part immersive studio. This studio is of particular relevance with the current migrant crisis in Central Europe. The subject asks questions like, how do religious and political differences manifest themselves spatially? How do borders restrict, but also create liminality? How do geopolitical designs influence the creation of local divisions in space?
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