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  • Supply Chains in ConstructionABPL90309

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019Quotas apply

    This subject provides an insight into the issues currently facing the construction industry. It aims to develop an understanding and awareness of the complex nature of construction supply chains and how they may be better managed to improve productivity, value, efficiency and client satisfaction ...

  • International Real Estate EconomicsABPL90339

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    As the real estate market becomes increasingly international, it is necessary to understand how specific national markets operate and how they relate to one another within an international system. With globalisation, capital flows with increasing ease between national economies, and many real est...

  • Advanced Cost ManagementABPL90129

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Successful project development depends on pro-active cost management from feasibility through to design, tender and construction, to the completion and useful life of the project. This subject examines applications of economics, management, law and statistical techniques to construction cost econ...

  • Commercial ConstructionABPL90293

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Commercial construction relates to high, medium or low rise office or apartment buildings, hospitals and institutional buildings, shopping centres and sporting facilities. Each project has characteristic structural forms and resultant methods of construction. Structural design concepts for steel ...

  • Building the Brief: People Process PlaceABPL90321

    Offered:JulyYear:2019

    This subject provides insight into the design briefing process for a range of facilities, with a specific focus on learning and health environments. Key issues addressed include how to effectively engage with users/occupants of buildings, collect data about their organisational objectives, activi...

  • Designing for Heat in the Public DomainABPL90380

    Offered:NovemberYear:2019

     The implication of climate change on the liveability of cities is becoming increasingly apparent. This seminar explores the issue of heat and thermal comfort in the design of the public domain. This intensive is open to design students (architecture, landscape architecture and urban design) and...

  • 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...

  • Australian Architecture (PG)ABPL90089

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Topics include: the development and planning of settlements in Australia: the colonial architecture of New South Wales and Tasmania;land and building regulations, urban conditions, building techniques;the development of architecture in Melbourne from its founding to recent times and the emergenc...

  • Architecture Design Studio: FireABPL30037

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    The subject is the capstone subject for the Architecture major in the Bachelor of Environments. It is intended that the subject will integrate previous coursework in the major. The core of the undergraduate design sequence is the development of both design thinking and dexterity with tools. The f...

  • Construction Methods AABPL90286

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject, running intensively in Week 5 of Semester 1 at the University of Melbourne's Dookie campus, explores the idea of construction as a process linking specific principles, materials, elements, systems and techniques strategically. Using a set of individual construction types as case stu...

  • Landscape Studio 3: Urban Open SpaceABPL30042

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    The focus of this studio will be on the production of a design for an urban open space. It will introduce a range of precedents, principles, and practices for urban landscape design.

  • Regenerative SustainabilityABPL90272

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    The majority of sustainable practices are pursued within the ‘mechanistic’ or eco-efficient orientation of sustainability where measurement and reduction is the primary focus. This subject turns the sole focus of ‘doing less harm’ on its head, and proposes a radical new direction for sustainable ...

  • Urban Design Studio CABPL90389

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Students will undertake a series of in depth, critical and propositional studio-based design esquisses or exercises leading to a major exploratory urban design proposition scheme. Their design proposition will investigate one or more key urban design issues or approaches in depth, whilst demonstr...

  • Urban Design Studio BABPL90273

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Students will undertake a series of in depth, critical and propositional studio-based design esquisses or exercises leading to a major exploratory urban design proposition. Their design proposition will investigate one or more key urban design issues or approaches in depth. This subject touches ...

  • Master of Architecture Studio BABPL90285

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject provides an introduction to architectural design resolution, that is, methods of integrating design concepts, spatial definition, program, context, and technology. Through precedent research and design projects, students will gain an understanding of established typologies, respond t...

  • Property Case StudiesABPL30059

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This is a final year Bachelor of Environments subject, undertaken in a seminar studio based environment. It consolidates students’ prior learning of property concepts and principles, property markets, property valuation, statutory planning, feasibility and investment evaluation and finance. Featu...

  • Building Services and OperationsABPL90032

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    The focus of this subject lies in the integration of services and energy efficient strategies into the fabric of the building and its construction process. After introductory material on environmental quality and energy related issues, the subject provides students with knowledge in the field of ...

  • Architecture Design Studio: WaterABPL20028

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject was formerly called Architecture Design Studio 2. The core of the undergraduate design sequence is the development of both design thinking and dexterity with tools. As an extension of 702-239 (ABPL20027) Architecture Design Studio 1: Earth, the focus of this second design subject wi...

  • Construction AnalysisABPL20033

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject was formerly called Construction Methods. This subject explores the idea of construction as a process linking specific principles, materials, elements, systems and techniques strategically. Using a set of individual buildings as case studies, Construction Analysis will review and ex...

  • Foundations of ArchitectureABPL20030

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject will survey the history of architecture and urbanism from the beginnings of shelter to the end of the 17th century in the context of social, technical and environmental settings. It will include the architecture and design traditions of early civilisations in the Middle East, Europe,...