DESIGN - Extreme Makeover

This is a DESIGN guide for G8 NISC Technology students

Assessment for Design

The student generates a range of feasible designs, each evaluated against the design specification. The student justifies the chosen design and evaluates it fully and critically against the design specification.

Design Specification

The product must have:


  • precise, correct and accurate room dimensions based on the existing building structures
  • four emergency exits
  • two main entry points
  • very good ventilation
  • maximum natural light
  • ability to function in the event of a power failure
  • place for washing hands
  • emergency shower
  • eye washing
  • two first aid stations
  • 1 firehouse and 2 fire extinguishers
  • a place for students to store bags, personal items and project that they are working on
  • truck loading bay
  • a display area
  • space for 25 students
  • tools/machinery and materials for for class tasks that include (a) furniture making (wood) (b) toys for kids (wood) (c) producing a letterbox (sheet metal) and (d) key fob making (acrylic)
  • storage place for wood, metal, paint and acrylic
  • tool storage
  • safety equipment and safety equipment storage

Design One

This is my first design... explain your design and include a picture (one paragraph).

Evaluate your design against the design specifications (one paragraph or bullet points)

Design Two

This is my second design... explain your design and include a picture (one paragraph).

Evaluate your design against the design specifications (one paragraph or bullet points)

Design Three

This is my third design... explain your design and include a picture (one paragraph).

Evaluate your design against the design specifications (one paragraph or bullet points)

Final Design

I have decided to use design XXX because (outline the reasons and the reasons must be related to the design specifications).

Explain your final design with words and image(s).