Interior Architecture Communication

DIA10005 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students


  • One  semester or equivalent
    This unit will be delivered on-line in Semester 2 2020 

Contact hours

  • 36

2020 teaching periods


Higher Ed. Semester 2

3 Aug 20 - 1 Nov 20

8 Dec 20

Last self enrolment:
16 Aug 20

31 Aug 20



Aims and objectives

This unit aims to introduce students to visual communication through sketching, photography, 2D and 3D drawing using art and architectural precedents. It provide student with basic skills of orthographic (hardline), axonometric and perspective drawing. The unit also provides students with understanding of spaces and forms via conceptual model making and drawing. The unit will focus on studio skills building within a series of small tasks and a final skill-consolidation project.

Students who successfully complete this Unit will be able to:
1. Use design drawing techniques specific to Architecture
2. Consider and articulate experiential space as a constructed interior environment
3. Visually convey space, planning and human environments using industry-relevant methods
4. Architectural orthographic and perspective drawings
5. Apply drawing techniques to a formal presentation project
6. Negotiate between 2D and 3D representation
7. Explore and articulate the effect of light and materials through observation and photographic documentation