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  • 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...

  • 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 DesignABPL30041

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject articulates and tests the idea of construction as a process requiring cultural and technical choices. While Construction Analysis focuses on the internal mechanics of building systems, Construction Design moves from the analysis of specific architectural ideas to arrive at the evalua...

  • Architecture Design Studio: EarthABPL20027

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject was formerly called Architecture Design Studio 1. The core of the undergraduate design sequence is the development of both design thinking and dexterity with tools. The focus of this design subject will be generating design ideas, translating them into architectural form/space/mater...

  • Measurement of Building WorksABPL30040

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject introduces the quantification of building works. It covers the principles and practice of measurement in simple residential construction including the application and use of the Australian Standard Method of Measurement (ASMM) of Building works in practice. It covers the following as...

  • Travelling Studio (Indonesia)ABPL90260

    Offered:SeptemberYear:2019Quotas apply

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

  • 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...

  • 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,...

  • Environmental Building SystemsABPL20036

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject covers key elements of building services and sustainability at a residential and commercial scale. The subject aims to teach the basic terminology and concepts behind providing comfortable and effectively functioning buildings in terms of sun, envelope, services (water, waste, gas, e...

  • 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...

  • 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.  

  • Political Economy of DesignABPL90411

    Offered:SeptemberYear:2019

    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...

  • Contract ManagementABPL90335

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject examines the principles and procedures for effective contract management from both clients’ and contractors’ perspectives. Practices and techniques of planning and managing a contract through to a successful conclusion are presented. Topics include: development of legal framework for...

  • 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 ...

  • Architectural PracticeABPL90140

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    The course is intended to introduce students to and cover the Architects Accreditation Council of Australia. (AACA) National Competency Standards for Architects (NCSA) related to Architectural Practice. The NCSA covers a wide range of learning objectives related to Architectural Practice. This in...

  • 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...

  • Issues and Techniques in Global HeritageABPL90355

    Offered:AugustYear:2019

    An introduction to current issues and techniques in the field of cultural heritage globally. It will survey differing philosophies and challenges being faced in the documentation, interpretation, support and management of conservation and cultural heritage of buildings, landscapes, sites and citi...

  • Means and Methods in ConstructionABPL90334

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    The subject examines the features and functions of various construction plant and temporary works employed in Australia and abroad, comparatively discussing their advantages and disadvantages to facilitate selection according to specific construction contexts. The historical development of constr...

  • Procurement MethodsABPL90327

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    The subject exposes students to construction procurement in a broad sense, by articulating and examining the legal and functional links between multiple contracting parties in project delivery. Different procurement methods with their associated contract types are introduced, and the theories and...