86190 : What is missing in the Mall?
AUT Semester 2017 : Special Industry Project

This studio elective introduces students to the wider conceptual framework of exhibition/event/spatial design as intervention and prompt for social activation within the niched typology of the Retail Shopping Centre. This is a highly conceptual, multidisciplinary subject that brings students together to both identify and solve potential needs and objectives through design speculation, delivered in group projects and individual tasks.

Working directly with Scentre Group, Students will undertake a series of Client briefing sessions, tutorials, site visits and assignments to explore the breadth of issues, skills and concerns that are involved in

the practice of Retail Shopping Centre design and the associated user experience. Areas of study include brief writing, design innovation – exhibition/event, the Retail Shopping Centre as social space and the collaborative design process.

Requirements_A high level of competency in the visual communication areas of orthographic drawing and 3D representation is required of students prior to entering the subject.

Further information_

Formal presentations will be given to Scentre Group design executives

Internship positions will be offered to 2 successful candidates on completion of the studio (one selection from both Interior + Spatial Design and Architecture)

As places are limited applicants are to send a 250 word statement on ‘What is missing in the Mall?’  to Brooke.Jackson@uts.edu.au

Successful applicants will be notified via email with instructions on how to E-enrol


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