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  • Building Information ModellingCONS30001

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019Quotas apply

    Building Information Modelling (BIM) and its associated technologies and processes can integrate the project team and facilitate high-quality work. This subject will present BIM as tool for creating and managing building project information during design, construction and operation phase using th...

  • Principles of BuildingCONS10001

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Principles of Structural Design introduces engineering and construction concepts with a mix of design projects, interactive workshops and lectures. An introduction to rigid body dynamics will be given through theory and case studies related to the built environment. Through analysis, model simula...

  • Management Systems for ConstructionCONS90001

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject introduces three key management systems used in the construction industry, namely Work Health and Safety Management Systems (WHSMS), Environmental Management Systems (EMS) and Quality Management Systems (QMS). It aims to provide relevant practical knowledge and skills to help manage ...

  • Building Information ManagementCONS30002

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Building Information Management is one of two subjects that define the Building Information Modelling (BIM) Specilisation in the Bachelor Design Students will get introduced to typical workflows of applying BIM on projects by multidisciplinary teams. Topics include: Analysis of processBIM Exec...

  • Measurement of Building DesignsCONS20002

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject introduces the quantification of building works. It covers the principles and practice of measurement in simple residential construction including the application and use of the Australian Standard Method of Measurement (ASMM) of Building works in practice. It covers the following as...

  • Planning Scenario and Policy WorkshopPLAN30001

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    A key challenge for urban planning is to develop and assess a range of possible future scenarios that can confirm, question and sometimes challenge ongoing processes and trends. This subject uses a range of publicly-available, quantitative data, along with key policy documents, to analyse selecte...

  • Urban Design for People and PlacesPLAN20002

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Urban Design introduces the visual, spatial, social and design dimensions in planning for public spaces. Urban Design for People and Places examines how a city’s built form, function and structure is shaped by its interaction with multidimensional forces – including the physical, technological, c...

  • Urban Demography and StatisticsPLAN90001

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject provides an introduction to quantitative data analysis for the social sciences, focusing on the data and techniques commonly used in analysis of cities. It develops understanding and skill in the use of the collection, interpretation, analysis, and representation of information. The...

  • Design Studio GammaARCH20002

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Underlying the undergraduate design course is the development of both design thinking and dexterity with tools and techniques. The focus of this design subject will be on generating design ideas, translating them into architectural forms, spaces, materials and programs. Students will learn how to...

  • Design Studio AlphaARCH10003

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Underlying the undergraduate design course is the development of both design thinking and dexterity with tools and techniques. The focus of this design subject will be on generating design ideas, translating them into architectural forms, spaces, materials and programs. Students will learn how to...

  • Foundations of Design: RepresentationARCH10001

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject is concerned with building a foundation for design as a discipline, introducing students to the role of representation in design and architecture in contemporary practice. The subject aims to develop student's skills by teaching them how to carefully observe and analyse information u...

  • Design Studio EpsilonARCH30002

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Underlying the undergraduate design course is the development of both design thinking and dexterity with tools and techniques. The focus of this design subject will be on generating design ideas, translating them into architectural forms, spaces, materials and programs. Students will learn how to...

  • Cities Past and FuturePLAN10001

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Metropolitan areas have changed substantially through history. This subject examines the ideas, values and forces that influenced the physical growth and development of urban areas in the developed world. Using examples in Melbourne where possible and focusing on specific features and concepts of...

  • Construction as AlchemyARCH10002

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject focuses on how design ideas are translated into built form through the process of construction. Students learn about the various professionals and trades that are involved, how construction information is communicated in contract documents, and about the structural principles and mat...

  • Transport Oriented DesignPLAN30004

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    The subject will examine the relationship between transport planning and urban design in diverse urban, Australian and international contexts. Transport Oriented Design will investigate contemporary practices and policies of efficient integration between transport planning and design that deliver...

  • Introduction to Urban PlanningPLAN10002

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    The subject introduces students to skills relevant to the study and practice of urban design and planning. It builds a broad understanding of the ways urban designers and planners might successfully intervene in urban places, and gives students the practical means to be able to develop plans, pol...

  • Planning Social Research WorkshopPLAN30003

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Urban areas are a complex interplay between social systems and the range of physical, economic, ecological and other forces that act upon them. Successful urban planning depends upon the comprehensive understanding of the social dimension of urban places. This subject provides theoretical and app...

  • Digital DesignARCH20004

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject continues the knowledge from Foundations of Design: Representation. We will examine rule base thinking in digital design through processes of modelling and fabrication. The ability to develop these thinking through contemporary techniques of abstraction, evaluation, formulation, and ...

  • Modern Architecture: MoMo to PoMoARCH20003

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject will consider the development of modern architecture during the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries. It will include: the origins and development of modernism; changing ideas of housing, urbanism and society; functionalism and expression; materiality and spatial organisation; the...

  • Design Visualisation: Digital TechniquesARCH30005

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject brings together practical know-how and critical thinking around the field of digital visualisations of space using industry standard software. Building on the digital representational and design skills acquired in the pre-requisite subject, students will learn the principles of colou...