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This microcredential will equip you with specialist knowledge in the latest technology of lighting and skills in architectural lighting design. Course content covers the physics and human factors of the design process, old and new lighting applications, and the use of design tools and methodologies.
You will engage with lectures, instructor-led demonstrations and hands-on experiences to learn about new lighting techniques in the field. You will also study the wider contextual considerations and various examples of the use of light to illuminate various types of spaces, both interior and exterior. You’ll also be introduced to lighting rendering and calculation software that is widely used in the industry.
Successfully completing the microcredential will equip participants with:
This microcredential aligns with the 3-credit point subject, Architectural Lighting Design (80114), in the Master of Technology. This microcredential may qualify for recognition of prior learning at this and other institutions.
This microcredential is aimed at professionals in architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, urban design, electrical engineering or related fields with an interest in developing new skills in lighting design.
The microcredential is also relevant for sales or technical staff working in the lighting and furniture industry, as well as for manufacturers or suppliers who would like to gain design qualifications towards a career progression in lighting design.
Full price - $2,500.00 (GST-free)*
*Price subject to change. Please check price at time of purchase.
Over three days of study, you’ll explore the following topics:
Day 1 :
Day 2 :
Day 3 :
Face-to-face learning through the use of digital tools.
By the end of this microcredential, you will:
Assessment will be pass/fail.
To pass the course, participants must have full attendance and complete all submission requirements as per the assessment criteria stated in the subject outline.
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Use 1:1 prototyping to design feedback loops between computational design and robotic fabrication. [16 days, avg 4 hrs/day]
Combine imaging software and video with urban-sourced qualitative data to design future cities. [16 days, avg 4 hrs/day]
Learn fundamental principles and project applications of architectural lighting design. [16 days, avg 4 hrs/day]
Use digital modelling, structural analysis and robotic fabrication to explore complex geometries. [16 days, avg 4 hrs/day]
Access and manipulate open GIS data sources for architectural, engineering and construction projects. [16 days, avg 4 hrs/day]
Explore the practical applications and integration of drones in architecture projects. [16 days, avg 4 hrs/day]
Create and navigate virtual reality environments to provide new insights into architectural design. [16 days, avg 4 hrs/day]
Create parametric designs for environmental and structural optimisation of architectural form. [16 days, avg 4 hrs/day]