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  • 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.

  • Urban and Cultural Heritage InternshipABPL90381

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Students enrolled in this subject will complete an internship of a minimum of two weeks full-time placement with an external organisation in the architectural, urban and cultural heritage field. Students will be supervised by the Subject Coordinator in collaboration with a designated party at the...

  • Flexible Urban ModellingABPL90304

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019Quotas apply

    This elective will involve modelling and interacting with complex urban sites focusing on modelling difficult terrains, both existing conditions and topographical manipulation. Students will investigate biomorphic/organic form making and representation techniques utilising procedural modelling us...

  • 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...

  • 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, ...

  • Cost ManagementABPL90312

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject deals with pre-construction cost management process. It aims to give students the knowledge of the processes involved in establishing and maintaining client’s budget at the design stage. It provides students with skills needed to effectively monitor the budget for a simple building p...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Representing and Remembering Place (PG)ABPL90241

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject explores the documentation and representation of particular sites in Melbourne and elsewhere. The subject engages with design considerations outside the design studio context. The notion of site and place is explored through a number of theoretical themes and hands-on creative, repre...

  • 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 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,...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Managing Urban LandscapesABPL90337

    Offered:JuneYear:2019

    This subject will discuss how urban landscapes are managed. Students will study policy, planning and process issues; landscape and park typology and classification, community consultation; structures, systems, classifications and contractual relationships in urban landscapes; landscape documentat...

  • Travelling Studio (Los Angeles)ABPL90296

    Offered:Summer TermYear:2019Quotas apply

    Travelling studios are working laboratories for design thought and production, and involve the exploration of complex, real-life issues. They expose students to unfamiliar cultures, places and people, and stimulate their ability to think creatively and solve problems. These studios aim to bring t...

  • Formative Ideas in ArchitectureABPL30053

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Formative Ideas in Architecture forms part of the Design Histories Specialisation. 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 foll...

  • 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...