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Facility....locating studio teaching out of place/practice

Kate Tregloan

The Association of Architecture Schools of Australasia | Published : 2013


Where is studio teaching when the studio space is no longer permanently available or occupied? If the atelier model of disciplinary enculturation is dislocated from production, and if allocated contact hours limit the learning conversation, when will we engage in a studio experience? In the absence of these frames, how might studio teaching and learning usefully relate? MADA’s newly revised Bachelor of Interior Architecture program has drawn on recent research into “design expertise”. Using this model, the teaching and learning of design is framed through three layers of studios, each aiming to elicit different student experiences and calling on contrasting teaching approaches to achieve the..

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