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  • Realising The Knowledge EconomyABPL90409

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Realising The Knowledge Economy develops a holistic approach to the understanding and realisation of the urban knowledge economy, i.e., an urban development strategy that draws upon knowledge-intensive sectors and activities. In particular, the implications and impacts of this strategy in propert...

  • Design for AgeingABPL90377

    Offered:Term 2Year:2019

    Demographic ageing is creating a shift in how to think and define homes, cities and public spaces. This subject explores feasible and sustainable approaches to keep the older segment of the population physically and socially active. Innovative changes in design can lead to significant advancement...

  • Materials and StructuresABPL90324

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject is an introduction to engineering materials, statics, mechanics, and structural systems designed for students without a background in engineering, construction or building. It provides a general understanding of engineering materials and discusses how these materials are used in cons...

  • Principles of Property ValuationABPL20004

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Property and property valuation matter, Residential and commercial properties form a substantial part of a nation’s wealth. The practice of quantifying the wealth of landed resources affects the stability of the local, the national and the global markets. Building on prior study of ENVS10003 Con...

  • Understanding the Built EnvironmentABPL10005

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject provides a broad introduction to the processes and skills associated with the construction of buildings and introduces some of the techniques used in managing the construction process. The characteristics and nature of the construction industry are presented as well as an overview of...

  • Property Law (PG)ABPL90041

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Overview of the legal system in Australia: The concept of property and ownership in AustraliaComparative land policyThe general law and the Torrens land registration systemsThe legal nature of land: improvements, fixtures and chattelsEncumbrances: easements, restrictive covenants, rightCo-owners...

  • Fundamentals of Built Environment LawABPL90290

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    An introduction to the principles and legal concepts that apply to the built environment professions and how this law develops and changes. The subject covers: the fundamentals of common law;liability in tort law for injury or loss caused to other people or their property;legally binding contrac...

  • Property DevelopmentABPL90026

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject aims to give students the knowledge and skills to be able to operate as a property professional in the area of development advice and decision making in property development. It comprises: the development process and the major players;time value of money;the decision to build;proper...

  • Contemporary Digital PracticeABPL90149

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject focuses on impacts of digital technologies on professional practice and services. It explores issues such as emerging forms of professional practice, status of professional knowledge and skills, use and value of digital information in design, and digital fabrication and assembly of c...

  • Architecture Design Studio: SparksABPL30058

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject is the 12.5 point capstone subject for the Architecture major students who commenced the Bachelor of Environments program prior to 2013. It is intended that the subject will integrate previous coursework in the major. The core of the undergraduate design sequence is the development o...

  • The Economies of Cities and RegionsABPL90246

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject explores planning and policy making for productive and competitive urban settlements by investigating the economic drivers, activities, and interrelationships of cities and regions. You will examine how making and moving of goods, services, and jobs shapes the vitality, structure and...

  • Environmental SystemsABPL90086

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject provides a coverage of the different systems significant in the design of buildings, which are described in terms of 3 interlocking systems: human, mechanical and natural systems.Human Systems• Concepts of environmental comfort: heat, light and sound• Occupational Health, Safety and ...

  • Popular Architecture and DesignABPL90151

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This seminar will explore the aesthetics of popular material culture in the everyday. A diverse range of topics, theories, and bodies of work in the field will be introduced and discussed. Students will develop an appreciation of popular or everyday art, architecture and design, and also gain an ...

  • Property Markets and ValuationsABPL90274

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This Masters level subject is designed to introduce the fundamental concepts required for understanding how property markets function and/or operate, as well as the basic valuation techniques required for determining the value of real property. It serves both the new 300 point Master of Property...

  • Travelling Studio (Sweden)ABPL90114

    Offered:Semester 1Year: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...

  • MUP StudioABPL90384

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019Quotas apply

    This studio-based subject is a capstone option for the completion of the Master of Urban Planning. It builds on the knowledge attained by students in their first year and addresses practical problems, which will vary among studios. Fieldwork locations, themes and interdisciplinary elements may ch...

  • Introduction to Transport and Land UseABPL90077

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject was formerly called Transportation, Land Use and Urban Form This subject examines the linkages between transport systems and the growth and form of urban regions. It introduces the theories linking transport systems to the urban footprint, and reviews some empirical analysis of thos...

  • Complex Building Energy ModellingABPL90153

    Offered:JuneYear:2019Quotas apply

    The subject teaches how to use two modelling approaches to investigate and communicate complex and innovative environmental solutions for energy efficient building design. Led by experienced software users from industry and from software manufactures, this course will allow students to specialise...

  • Humanitarian Design InternshipABPL30064

    Offered:NovemberYear:2019Quotas apply

    The Humanitarian Design Internship provides an opportunity for students to develop a deeper understanding of the role design can play in creating positive change within communities. Students will travel to India for 2 weeks where they will have first-hand experience working in culturally differen...

  • Advanced Planting DesignABPL90173

    Offered:Winter TermYear:2019Quotas apply

    This is a studio-based subject that develops advanced skills in the theory and practice of planting design. Through a series of design exercises, a range of topics are progressively explored including: three-dimensional design principles and formal aesthetic considerations of planting design;the...