This presentation is equivalent to 1.5 hours/points of formal CPD and will deliver outcomes related to the following Competencies from the National Standard of Competency for Architects:
Design: Project briefing
1.2 Establishment, analysis and evaluation of client project requirements and objectives.
2.1 Identification, analysis and integration of information relevant to siting of project.
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.
Design: Schematic Design
4.2 Evaluation of design options against values of physical, environmental, and cultural contexts.
9.8 Clear and consistent communication with client and relevant stakeholders throughout project.
Practice Management and Professional Conduct:
PC 7 Apply and follow processes for clear and consistent communication with clients and relevant stakeholders throughout the project, including obtaining approvals from clients and stakeholders.
Project Initiation and Conceptual Design:
PC 19 Be able to identify, analyse and evaluate client project requirements and objectives using qualitative and quantitative methods and, where required by the terms of engagement, to assist cost estimators in determining project feasibility/viability.
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.