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  • Planning Theory and HistoryABPL90134

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Current practices of urban and regional planning have emerged as a human response to the range of circumstances surrounding settlements over time. This subject provides students with a grounding in the main theories of planning over the last two centuries as a means of understanding present-day p...

  • Research Thesis - PropertyABPL90362

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    The subject provides students with an opportunity to produce an ordered, critical exposition of autonomously gained knowledge, thus demonstrating proper understanding of the nature, development strategies and conventions of research work, with particular focus in their area of specialisation. Th...

  • Energy & Carbon in the Built EnvironmentABPL90405

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Cities are responsible for more than 70% of energy use and associated greenhouse gas emissions. The operation of buildings alone represents around 40% of energy use in many developed economies. Reducing energy use and transitioning towards zero greenhouse emissions in the built environment is the...

  • Urban and Cultural Heritage Minor ThesisABPL90382

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject is designed to produce a 10,000 word ordered, critical exposition of knowledge gained through the student's own efforts which demonstrates a sound understanding of a topic of their choice relating to urban and cultural heritage. Regular meetings will be held with a supervisor to allo...

  • Applied Heritage Conservation TechniquesABPL90385

    Offered:JulyYear:2019

    Students will gain a theoretical and practical overview of heritage conservation techniques. The subject will introduce students to the main conservation issues affecting built heritage in relation to both structural issues, as well as those impacting interior and exterior decorative finishes. St...

  • Master of Architecture Studio DABPL90143

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

    This studio emphasises how successful architectural designs express ideas based in well-grounded, critical thinking, and on values manifest in visions of desired futures. Through design projects and analysis of seminal works, students will develop both design ideas for projects and architectural ...

  • Master of Architecture Studio CABPL90142

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

    This studio emphasises how successful architectural designs express ideas based in well-grounded, critical thinking, and on values manifest in visions of desired futures. Through design projects and analysis of seminal works, students will develop both design ideas for projects and architectural ...

  • Design WorkshopABPL30067

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    The subject will provide students with a working knowledge of at least three classes of design, decision-making and problem-solving approaches used in planning for future environments.Diverse approaches will be studied as three-week topic groups within the subject in workshops. Topic groups may d...

  • Construction Contract AdministrationABPL30039

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Contractual rights, obligations and construction contracts are presented. Construction legislation and statutory controls are also investigated along with contractual disputes and resolutions. A significant part of the subject aims to provide students with the basic principles and practice of adm...

  • Construction of Residential BuildingsABPL20042

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject was formerly known as Residential Construction and Structures. A major portion of the general public has aspirations for home ownership and this continues to drive the residential market in Australia. This subject provides an introduction to residential and multi-unit residential lo...

  • 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...

  • Construction of Concrete BuildingsABPL20053

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject was formerly known as Concrete Structures and Construction Commercial and high rise construction (excluding industrial buildings) relies heavily on the use of reinforced concrete for structural components. The cost of the building structure is a significant portion of the total cost...

  • 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 Resource AnalysisABPL30006

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This final year, core subject for the Bachelor of Environments, property major, examines the economic, physical/environmental, financial and legal aspects relating to the analysis of property – both quantitative and qualitative – leading to effective property resource allocation. It draws togethe...

  • Cities: From Local to GlobalABPL20035

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Why do governments plan for cities and regions? What kinds of issues are they responding to? Why do planning decisions get some people so angry? This subject will move from the very local scale (planning issues on my street), to the metropolitan (planning issues in my city-region) and internation...

  • Project EvaluationABPL90030

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject was formerly called Project Evaluation and Management. This subject develops fundamental knowledge in the technical modeling and evaluation of projects’ feasibility, procurement strategies and outcomes, both in the public and the private sector. Topics covered include: capital forma...

  • Urban Design TheoryABPL90017

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject explores contemporary theories and modes of critique relating to the design of the urban public realm. Emphasis is on how urban physical form responds to the economic, cultural, political, social, aesthetic and natural forces of an urbanised area. Assignments and class papers require...

  • Architectural TechnologyABPL90287

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject articulates and tests the idea of architectural design as a process where cultural and technological decision-making are intertwined. Teaching and learning activity starts with the analysis of technological means associated to architectural ideas and seeks to evaluate the implementat...

  • Master of Architecture Studio AABPL90284

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject provides an introduction to architectural space, in particular the transformation of measured space into place. Through an examination of different spatial systems, studio-based design projects and related exercises in spatial representation, students will develop rudimentary skills ...

  • Cities Without SlumsABPL90279

    Offered:JulyYear:2019

    This subject was formerly called Comparative Housing Policy and Services. Urbanization can be a generative force of our time. For the first time in human history, more people live in cities and towns than in rural areas. Around 56 percent of the world’s population is urbanized (2017 figures) and...