The role of dialogue in design practice is adopted as questioning and incomplete, with the capacity for user intervention to assume authorship to shape the reading and outcome of the work. In this instance, studio teaching encourages the student to assume authorship and shape the reading and outcome of the design brief. By staging the works differently and questioning known conventions, different methods of engagement are encouraged. Consequently the experience of architecture is seen as ongoing theoretical and physical responses. Hence design practice is not a static course of action, but a continuous development through the project as new conditions and circumstances arise. More importantly, both the author and the user are intimately involved with the resulting work @uow_ds3.3