This presentation is equivalent to 1.5 hours/points of formal CPD and will deliver outcomes related to the following Competency/s from the National Standard of Competency for Architects:
2015 NSCA Competencies
2.1 Identification, analysis and integration of information relevant to siting of project.
2.2 Application of principles controlling planning, development and design for the project site.
Design: Conceptual Design
3.1 Design response integrates the objectives of brief, user intent and built purpose.
3.3 Design response incorporates assessment of the physical location and relevant wider regional, contextual and environmental issues.
3.4 Design response incorporates assessment of relevant legislation, codes and industry standards.
Design: Schematic Design
4.4 Inclusion of expertise of relevant specialists and consultants in developing the project design.
4.6 Investigation and integration of appropriate material selection for the project design.
Documentation: Detailed Documentation
5.3 Evaluation and integration of regulatory requirements.4.6 Investigation and integration of appropriate material selection for the project design.
5.5 Integration of materials and components based upon an understanding of their physical properties.
6.2 Continuing coordination and integration of information and project material from relevant consultants, specialists and suppliers.
2021 NSCA Competencies
Project Initiation and Conceptual Design
PC 24 Be able to prepare and analyse project development options in response to a project brief – its objectives, budget, user intent and built purpose, risk and timeframes, including environmental sustainability considerations. PC 26 Be able to undertake site, cultural and contextual analysis as part of preliminary design research.
PC 29 Be able to develop and evaluate design options in terms of the heritage, cultural and community values embodied in the site, and in relation to project requirements.
PC 30 Be able to explore options for siting a project, including integrating information and analysis of relevant cultural, social and economic factors.
PC 32 Be able to apply planning principles and statutory planning requirements to the site and conceptual design of the project.
Detailed Design and Documentation
PC 39 Be able to integrate the material selection, structural and construction systems established in the conceptual design into the detailed design and documentation.
PC 41 Be able to coordinate and integrate input from specialists and consultants into the detailed design and documentation.
PC 44 Maintain effective and clear communication in the coordination of relevant consultants, manufacturers and suppliers as required under the terms of engagement.
PC 45 Be able to nominate and integrate quality and performance standards with regard to selected materials, finishes, fittings, components and systems, considering the impact on Country and the environment, and the whole life carbon impact of the project. This includes integrating life cycle assessments and other expertise and advice from consultants.
PC 46 Be able to produce project documentation that meets the requirements of the contract and procurement process and complies with regulatory controls, building standards and codes, and conditions of construction and planning approvals.