Things that excite an architectural designer:
Understanding how things are made, creating logical solutions, ordering and planning chaos, practical applications. An architectural designer imagines how the world around them in planned and created, they watch how people use spaces as this is dictated largely by the layout and design of the space.
What is Architectural Design?
The Built Environment deals primarily with man made structures and spaces providing an arena in which people live, work and play. The Architectural Designer has a keen interest in the design side of these environments and focusses on how people engage and operate within them. The Architectural Designer would rely on complimenting professionals who address the technical concerns of such an environment, however, he or she should at least have an understanding of the basic knowledge and skill within the industry. Further studies provide opportunities to explore; architecture, landscape architecture, town planning, civil engineering, interior design, and ecological design.
Standard Enrolment July, September, November (2020) and March 2021 for distance learning students
As part of the Total Annual Fee you will receive:
- Positive teaching and learning experience
- Continuous based assessment
- Custom designed curriculum and courseware
- Access to Online Learner Management System with live data
- Industry relevant and suitably qualified faculty members
- Equipment and Materials list to purchase requirements independently
- Grammarly license
- Access to Questia Online license
- Online Office 365
- Autodesk AutoCad software and license
Architectural Designers form part of a team responsible for creating the built environment who may become employed in both public and private organizations. Complementing team members could include; urban planners, project architects, residential architects, graphic designers, land surveyors and quantity surveyors.
Projects include new structures and renovations through various sectors including residential, hospitality, services and retail environments. Junior architectural designer is an entry level position that offers a great start for aspiring architects. Responsibilities will include ensuring the feasibility of building designs by using computer aided drafting, and working on different aspects of design with the principal architect and design team. To advance within this career, a full time registered qualification will provide the varied skills and knowledge you need to apply your planning, problem-solving and design skills in a range of environments, giving you the opportunity to explore several opportunities and find the best fit for you.