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TEACHING

below:
design thesis + design studios


Design Thesis Major Project  - Expanded Field Stream
Undergraduate Bachelor of Architecture professional degree
Semesters 9 & 10
Recurring Offering

Essay:

"Multiple Choice"
Sand Helsel
in Dia- RMIT Architecture Thesis Projects 2000-2001
edited by Mauro Baracco, Fiona Di Lanzo, Sophie Dyring and Joseph Reyes
Melbourne: RMIT Press
2002


Student projects include:


2002-2004 (pdf archive - broadband recommended)



Lam Choi Suan
A Meeting Journey
Supervisor:
Richard Black

2000-2001 (html archive - broadband recommended)




Melissa Bright
A New Horizon - Filtering the Horizon
Roadhouse/Motel/Restaurant, Stuart Highway, The Outback
Supervisors:
Sand Helsel, RMIT Architecture
Rene van der Velde, RMIT Landscape Architecture




Clare Cousins
Development Strategy for Mixed Programs and Landscape
Masterplan, Avalon Beach, Geelong
Supervisors:
Sand Helsel, RMIT Architecture
Rene van der Velde, RMIT Landscape Architecture




Erica Diakoff
The Potential of Urban Scale Infrastructure Meeting the City Grain
Recreational/Commercial Redevelopment, North Melbourne
Supervisor: Richard Black, RMIT Architecture




Natalie Hill
City Room - Council Houses and Public Lending Library
Library/Civic Complex, Central Melbourne
Supervisor: Richard Black, RMIT Architecture




Amanda Kimmins
Counterplot
Masterplan, Aberdeen Harbour, Hong Kong
Supervisor: Sand Helsel, RMIT Architecture




Minh Tuan Tran
On the Edge - Houses Meet Industry
Residential Complex, Altona, Melbourne
Supervisor: Sand Helsel, RMIT Architecture




Design Studios




What If…? Regenerating Frankston

Urban renewal design studio, research project and consultancy
, 2005
Mel Dodd, project coordinator
partners:
Frankston City Council and Department of Sustainability and Environment.
Research-led teaching and community/industry project.




32,000 Beaches
Australian Exhibition
Rotterdam Architecture Biennale 2005
Australian Curator:
Leon van Schaik, RMIT Innovation Professor of Architecture
Exhibitors:
Richard Black, RMIT Architecture Senior Lecturer
Martyn Hook, RMIT Architecture Senior Lecturer
RMIT Architecture Upperpool Design Studio Students
Donovan Hill Architects - Queensland




Student Award:
RMIT student John Doyle leads the international collaborative student workshop group 'Oyster' that
wins the Architecture Biennale Student Award.


Braybrook: Neighbourhood Renewal
Urban renewal design studio, research project and consultancy, 2004

Mel Dodd, project coordinator
partners:
Department of Victorian Communities.
Research-led teaching and community/industry project, with funding provided to produce a design framework consultancy document.




Out-back
Installation, Guildford Plateau, Victoria, 2004.
Installation by:
Gabby Seifert, Gotz Stoeckmann - Seifert Stoeckmann
with
Richard Black, RMIT Architecture Senior Lecture
RMIT Architecture Upperpool Design Studio Students





Mobile Landscapes
RMIT Architecture Exhibition
Mobility: 1st International Architecture Biennale, Rotterdam, 2003
Official website
Curator:
Leon van Schaik, RMIT Innovation Professor of Architecture
Exhibitors:
Richard Black, RMIT Architecture Senior Lecturer
Martyn Hook, RMIT Architecture Senior Lecturer
RMIT Architecture Upperpool Design Studio Students




Taiwan Mobility Studio
UMAP grant funded travelling upperpool studio, 2001
Studio Leader:
Sand Helsel - RMIT Architecture Expanded Feild Group
partners:
Tamkang University, Taipei
related book:



Sand Helsel, Taipei Operations, Taipei: Human Environment Group, November 2004.
In English/Chinese