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  • Landscape PracticeABPL90048

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject covers the documentation and professional practice responsibilities involved with the development of landscape architectural projects and related disciplines.  

  • Asset ManagementABPL90016

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Topics covered include: advanced life cycle based property asset management;economic modelling;asset management optimisation;functional and economic performance;standards;obsolescence;condition assessment;maintenance and refurbishment implications;market and income issues;property finance, accou...

  • Architectural Cultures 1: ModernismABPL90288

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject surveys the ways in which architecture as a discipline and a profession influenced, reciprocated and sometimes shaped the changing ideological, social and political environment of the 20th century and after. It identifies key ideas and interventions at different scales ranging from ...

  • ICT in BuildingABPL90331

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019Quotas apply

    This subject explores the use of information and communication technologies from design to construction, to the post-delivery life cycle of buildings. The subject follows three overlapping themes: (i) historical overview of informatisation in the building industry, including the opportunities and...

  • Digital Design ApplicationsABPL90123

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019Quotas apply

    This subject focuses on algorithmic digital form explorations using intensive computational scripting coupled with fabrication of detailed material models. The selected topics introduced in the subject include: variational design, interactive skins and spaces, materials and technologies of digita...

  • Advanced Property AnalysisABPL90011

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject builds on property fundamentals and focuses on research in the real estate market. The subject aims to give you a range of applied skills in advanced property analysis, such as: Contemporary consideration in valuation of specialist properties (e.g. rural properties, shopping centres...

  • Measured Drawings & Digital HeritageABPL90020

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019Quotas apply

    This is a hands-on subject which introduces students to the process of documenting an historical building for the purpose of archive and publication. Students will have opportunity to learn all the skills required to complete the subject, including measuring techniques, architectural drawing (han...

  • Urban and Landscape HeritageABPL90075


    The development of landscape design in Australia. The influence and work of Australian landscape designers. Concepts of natural and cultural heritage. Types of landscape heritage: Australian indigenous landscapes, public and private parks and gardens, institutional and industrial landscapes, symb...

  • Design ThesisABPL90169

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject is the culmination of each student's studies in Master of Architecture. It will consist of a number of autonomous studio groups offering a range of opportunities for students to demonstrate an original approach to design synthesis in the relevant discipline, which is based on researc...

  • Principles of Heritage and ConservationABPL90282


    This subject will give students an overview of issues, ideas and practices that characterise the heritage and conservation field, especially as they pertain to the conservation of buildings and landscapes. Students will explore the differences between conservation, restoration and reconstruction;...

  • Constructed EcologiesABPL90263

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Constructed Ecologies engages with the key principles of ecology as a fundamental requirement for landscape architectural practice. Typical topics include biodiversity, soils, changing rural ecologies, wetlands and stormwater design strategies including water flows, environmental history informin...

  • Design InternshipABPL30068

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Students enrolled in this subject will complete a minimum 10 day or equivalent (paid/unpaid) placement with an external organisation that is related to the student’s chosen major within the Bachelor of Design or The placement should draw on specific discipline skills associated with the course of...

  • Installations and HappeningsABPL30069

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject explores the potential of small-scale events and temporary spatial interventions to reimagine public spaces. From street art, pop-up parks, temporary installations, guerrilla gardens and street performances, it examines a diversity of political tactics and place-making tools that des...

  • Travelling Studio Tuhoe (New Zealand)ABPL90410

    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...

  • Landscape Studio 5:Sustainable UrbanismABPL90072

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    One of the primary themes driving environmental design thinking in the first decades of the 21st century is the concept of sustainability. Cities, other forms of human settlements, landscapes and larger bio-geographical regions can be made to be more sustainable through various design interventio...

  • Political Economy of DesignABPL90411


    Political Economy of Design seeks to position and discuss architecture in relation to the world of production, economic interests and community benefits, at a local and global scale. By integrating yet moving beyond the stylistic, technological or sociological aspects of the discipline, the discu...

  • MSD Research Project Short (12.5 Points)ABPL90066

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    ABPL90066 MSD Research Project Short (12.5 points) is designed to produce a 5,000-word ordered, critical exposition of knowledge gained through the student's own efforts, demonstrating a sound understanding of a topic of their choice. Regular meetings with a supervisor allow the student to obtain...

  • Steel and Concrete Structural SystemsABPL30046

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject was formerly known as Structures and Construction Systems. Commercial construction can take many forms and often includes a multitude of complex systems with specific plant and equipment requirements. These commercial buildings can include high, medium or low rise office or apartmen...

  • Urban Design StudiesABPL20037

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Urban design is defined as the shaping of public space, distinguished from urban planning by its focus on urban form, from landscape architecture by its focus on built form and from architecture by its focus on public space. This subject will introduce and critically analyse a broad range of conc...

  • Global Foundations of DesignABPL10004

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject was formerly known as Global Foundations of Architecture 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 a...