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Project X experiences of multidisciplinary Arch/COFA/Eng teaching

Vrcelj, Zora, Attard, Mario M, Bell, Graham and Longbottom, Carol (2007) Project X experiences of multidisciplinary Arch/COFA/Eng teaching. In: Lightweight Architecture Stretching Our Boundaries Internationally LSAA 2007 Conference, 25 - 26 October 2007, Crowne Plaza, Surfers Paradise. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

The present paper describes two multidisciplinary design courses, named Project X and Project X2, that were available for the first time in 2007 to students from three design-based faculties at the University of New South Wales (UNSW): Faculty of the Built Environment (FBE), College of Fine Arts (COFA) and Faculty of Engineering (FE). During these courses the students designed, fabricated and constructed from cardboard and timber an enormous sculpture of a snake, nick-named Ed and consisting of five massive arches and a five meter tall head.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: UNSW, University of New South Wales, Fine Arts, Sydney, architecture, higher education, multidisciplinary, design courses, engineering, fine arts, built environment
Subjects: FOR Classification > 0905 Civil Engineering
FOR Classification > 1201 Architecture
FOR Classification > 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy
Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > College of Science and Engineering
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Depositing User: VUIR
Date Deposited: 01 Feb 2014 06:12
Last Modified: 23 Jan 2015 05:23
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/22374
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