Architecture and Engineering

Objectives:

To understand the needs of a client

To be able to create a proposal for a sustainable construction project

To present and convey a project vision

To be  able to define a sustainable construction project (Summer Term)


Term

Autumn
Elective 1

Spring
Elective 2

Summer
GCSE Preparation

Time

14 weeks

11 weeks

13 weeks

C
O
N
T
E
N
T

&

E
L
E
M
E
N
T
S

Site Analysis

Size of the site

Constraints of the site

Orientation

Contours of the land

Design & the client

Understanding what makes good design

Design precedents

Communicating with a client and understanding their needs

Responding to the client’s needs

Developing a proposal

Visualising ideas through sketching, Building Information Models and  Practical Models

Responding to  feedback to adapt and improve a proposal

Sustainability & Industry

Job roles in the built environment

Sustainable architecture

Communication of Project Vision

Compiling a portfolio

Verbal presentations – elevator pitch

Presentations boards

Site Analysis

Size of the site

Constraints of the site

Orientation

Contours of the land

Design & the client

Understanding what makes good design

Design precedents

Communicating with a client and understanding their needs

Responding to the client’s needs

Developing a proposal

Visualising ideas through sketching, Building Information Models and  Practical Models

Responding to  feedback to adapt and improve a proposal

Sustainability & Industry

Job roles in the built environment

Sustainable architecture

Communication of Project Vision

Compiling a portfolio

Verbal presentations – elevator pitch

Presentations boards

Understand a client’s needs

Identify contextual needs of a client

Record project requirements and expectations

Understand the requirement to establish a budget in relation to the agreed client’s needs

Formulate project briefs

Outline the functional requirements of the project

Establishing quality objectives for a project

Setting sustainability aspirations for a project