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  • Environmental Building SystemsABPL20036

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject covers key elements of building services and sustainability at a residential and commercial scale. The subject aims to teach the basic terminology and concepts behind providing comfortable and effectively functioning buildings in terms of sun, envelope, services (water, waste, gas, e...

  • Advanced Construction TechnologyABPL90010

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject investigates technological topics in building materials, components, systems and methods that normally require input from specialist trades and/or the adaptation of common practice to highly-bespoke design proposals. Focus is given to construction technologies where significant desig...

  • Landscape Architecture Design ThesisABPL90375

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject is the culmination of each student's studies in Master of Landscape Architecture. Students will be offered a studio thematic which provides scope for an original approach to design synthesis in landscape architecture, which is based on research and critical thinking. These studios ma...

  • 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...

  • Industry Partner project StudioABPL30044

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject was formerly known as Project Planning Studio This capstone subject brings together and builds on an understanding of construction technologies and introduces project management concepts. Using an integrated project involving a series of studio-based exercises, students will transla...

  • Architecture Design Studio: AirABPL30048

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    The core of the undergraduate design sequence is the development of both design thinking and dexterity with tools. Students will undertake a series of studio-based exercises in design demanding greater synthesis of diverse requirements and leading to increasingly resolved designs. Emphases inclu...

  • Construction Regulations and ControlABPL90295

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject aims to give students an introduction to construction regulations including: relevant State and Commonwealth government legislation and the Building Code of Australia (including performance requirements, Deemed to Satisfy solutions and alternative solutions);fire technology includin...

  • Critical&Curatorial Practices in DesignABPL90367

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019Quotas apply

    This research-based subject focuses on critical, curatorial and conceptual practices in design. It offers advanced training in the field of design criticism, publishing, curating, exhibiting, writing and research. Students will be exposed to a range of theoretical approaches to the curating and i...

  • Risk in ConstructionABPL90035

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Organised as an advanced seminar, the subject exposes students to the various dimensions of risk management at different levels in a specific internal and external environment. Enabling them to establishing the contexts; identity, analyse and evaluate the risks; and select the best risk treatment...

  • Inclusive CitiesABPL90266

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject explores different understandings and expressions of social exclusion and inclusion in the city; what these contested concepts mean for urban planning; and how professional practice can respond to fashion inclusive cities. Case studies, working policy and theoretical perspectives are...

  • 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...

  • Architecture and MediaABPL90368

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    The subject critically examines the contemporary and historical modes in which architecture engages with media. Some forms of media tools at the architect’s disposal to be studied include: the magazine, the journal article, the exhibition, the manifesto, the website, the competition, and the empl...

  • Urban Sustainability and Climate ChangeABPL90064

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject was previously known as Planning Urban Sustainability.    Humans have altered the earth's natural environment to such an extent, that scientists are considering the determination of a new geological epoch, the Anthropocene. Climate change is one of many indicators of these signific...

  • Participatory PlanningABPL90315

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Urban governance and citizen participation influence both the structure of the planning process (e.g. who participates, and how and when they participate) and the built environment outcomes produced from this process. All practitioners who work in local and regional environments (built, natural, ...

  • Polemic Design in China Japan KoreaABPL90388

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Fragments of design thinking in East Asia, such as those of Japan and of current China, are well known or at least accessible. Yet there is hardly a concise, critical and comprehensive study on modern and current architecture of China, Japan and Korea together, as a whole and as a challenging cas...

  • Design Strategies of Asian GardensABPL90402

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject introduces design strategies of Asian gardens and explores the aesthetic values and underlying concepts through lectures, readings and workshops. Gardens in East and South Asia, including China, Japan and Korea, are used as primary cases for investigation, but students can select gar...

  • Corporate Real Estate ManagementABPL90031

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Topics covered in this subject include: The role of corporate property in the strategic management of the organisation;Property as a strategic asset;Corporate property strategies and their alignment with organisational strategy;Models of CRE management;Tenure decisions;CRE portfolio analysis;CRE...

  • Construction of BuildingsABPL90292

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject provides an introduction to the construction of buildings with an emphasis on residential and multi-unit residential low-rise construction. The key functions and performance requirements for the main elements are discussed in relation to material selection, structural design and cons...

  • Landscape Studio 4: Designed EcologiesABPL30061

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This is a studio capstone subject that bridges design and ecological science. Studio projects will address ecological design as fundamental to modern landscape architectural practice. The studio integrates teaching and learning activities through a digital design platform, with the core program o...

  • Statutory Valuation (PG)ABPL90045

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Valuation for statutory purposes including rating. Examination of all taxes affecting property, including land tax. Compulsory acquisition and compensation.