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  • Industry Based Research - PropertyABPL90364

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019Quotas apply

    Students enrolled in this subject will partner with a host organization to complete an industry-based research project. Firms may be based in the commercial property development, investment, valuation, management and consultancy fields. Students will be supervised by the Subject Coordinator in co...

  • Financial Engineering in PropertyABPL90406

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Property is the choice of investors amongst many avenues of asset classes and constitutes a significant share of the global wealth. The economic performance of most developed countries is influenced by the performance of their real estate markets. The property investment has witnessed numerous cy...

  • Place Making for The Built EnvironmentABPL90404

    Offered:Winter TermYear:2019

    Placemaking is a worldwide movement focusing on the process, development and design of public or shared semi-private places through the active participation of the citizens. The aim of placemaking is to achieve place attachment which is linked to positive citizenship, health and safety. This subj...

  • Hacking Cities - Upgrading Urban LifeABPL20054

    Offered:Winter TermYear:2019

    Many aspects of city life could be improved, but change seems hard. Some interventions are ineffective, others have unintended side effects. Cities rely on various systems such as transport, health care, energy, education etc. Many urban problems are not malfunctions of these systems but side eff...

  • Construction StudiesABPL90029

    Offered:SeptemberYear:2019

    The subject provides a broad overview of a range of topics relevant to the Australian construction industry, including the regulatory framework, construction materials and technology, construction documentation, geotechnical engineering, building structures, construction management and economics,...

  • Visualising EnvironmentsABPL10003

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject in the Environments degree will help students understand, digest and communicate visual information. Students will be trained using clear and concise methods to become visually literate using creative information skills and techniques which will be taught to create and shape meaning ...

  • Modern Architecture: MoMo to PoMoABPL30050

    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...

  • Case Studies in Landscape ArchitectureABPL30049

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject introduces students to contemporary landscape architectural practice through the medium of its projects, relating these to landscape and landscape architectural theory using the case study method. Students will be introduced to a range of contemporary landscape architectural projects...

  • Formative Ideas in ArchitectureABPL30053

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject will examine the importance of formative ideas in architecture, design, culture, technology, practice and history from the Enlightenment to early Modernism. The subject will include study of the following themes: enlightenment, the rise of archaeology and neo-classicism; the emergin...

  • Analytical MethodsABPL90135

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Planners shape cities and regions by managing land use, development, infrastructure and services. In order to do this effectively, it is essential that planners have the capacity to gather and analyse data relevant to planning circumstances, even when the information available to them is incomple...

  • Morphological MappingABPL30051

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject will introduce the field of urban morphological analysis and a range of techniques for urban mapping. It will include techniques for mapping and analysis of various layers of urban data, for instance: figure/ground, grain size, building and public space typology, infrastructure, func...

  • Design Communications Workshop (P/G)ABPL90167

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject introduces graphic skills appropriate to design and building. These skills are taught through a series of constructed and freehand drawing assignments essential to the design thinking process. Graphic skills are developed through tutorials and lectures which are held in the studios a...

  • Urban Design ThesisABPL90376

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject is the culmination of each student's studies in Master of Urban Design. It will consist of a number of autonomous studio groups offering a range of opportunities for students to demonstrate an original approach to design synthesis in the relevant discipline, which is based on researc...

  • MSD Vocational PlacementABPL90307

    Offered:Summer Term, Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    A vocational placement accompanied by academic objectives that is supervised by a Melbourne School of Design staff member. The vocational placement will enable the student to gain applied experience and reflect on the experience, both theoretically and in an applied manner. This subject is avail...

  • Property Resources and ManagementABPL90275

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject aims to provide a range of applied skills to operate as a property professional in the area of property valuation and management. The subject examines: ownership and use perspectives as they apply to investment, valuation and management of real property as a business;property classe...

  • Housing Markets, Policy and PlanningABPL90281

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    The subject concerns housing in Australia. This subject has four components: The operation of the housing market: how the housing market works; supply, demand, role of property developers and the role of banks.The contribution of housing and planning for housing to the urban forms of Australia's...

  • Landscape Studio 1: Design TechniquesABPL90107

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject introduces fundamental approaches for thinking about, exploring and generating design within the realm of landscape architecture. It aims to equip students with a range of representational techniques for exploring processes of design. Lectures and readings introduce key theoretical p...

  • Applied Architectural TechnologyABPL90118

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject was formerly known as Applied Construction. This subject focuses on design development of complex building types (e.g. highly bespoke high-rise, large commercial or institutional buildings), which generally are not studied in detail at undergraduate level.In this subject, students w...

  • Management of ConstructionABPL90313

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject provides an introduction to the nature and construction industry both locally and internationally. It investigates the roles and responsibilities of a range of industry stakeholders and introduces project procurement systems and contracts. Theories relating to management and project ...

  • Design ManagementABPL90370

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019Quotas apply

    Design Management has developed an increasingly important role within the construction industry since the development of new project acquisition methods from the 1990s onwards. These recognise the importance of the integration of the design and construction processes, the emergence of the project...