ARCH 7018 Architectural Professional Practice
Credit Points 10
Legacy Code 301404
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Description This subject introduces students to the expectations and the requirements that are needed for a professional practice in Architecture. As such students will require to critically examine a broad range of real life professional, legal, business and ethical challenges that are likely to face in practice and apply critical thinking in order to resolve these problems. The intention here is to assist students in navigating through complex real life challenges and to bring a common sense and real world approach to solving a problem. Transitioning from university to the workplace can be quite daunting thus, the aim here is to allow students to gain the knowledge and skills to make informed decisions but most importantly to build confidence in themselves as they move forward with their career.
School Eng, Design & Built Env
Discipline Architecture and Urban Environment, Not Elsewhere Classified.
Student Contribution Band
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Level Postgraduate Coursework Level 7 subject
Students must be enrolled in 3761 Master of Architecture (Urban Transformation)
On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
- Evaluate the competencies and performance criteria required by the NSW Board of Architects and the Australian Institute of Architects (AIA).
- Critique the implication of the Architects�f Professional Code of Conduct.
- Critique the implication of the Client Architect agreement as it relates to contract law.
- Demonstrate professional ethics on building procurement choices and tendering processes.
- Critique the implication of the agent role of the architect.
- Apply the architect�fs duty of care in providing architectural services.
- Articulate the processes required to operate a small business enterprise as it relates to trade practice.
- Examine the process of architectural practice through the design, approvals, documentation and contract administration stages.
1. Roles of the architect
2. Ethics and professional conduct, the Architects Code of Conduct
3. The process of architectural practice
4. Client architect agreements
5. Running a business
6. Marketing and financials
7. Entrepreneurship and pitching for work
8. Construction contracts
The following table summarises the standard assessment tasks for this subject. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated, where there is a difference your Learning Guide takes precedence.
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