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  • Financial Engineering in PropertyABPL90406

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Property is the choice of investors amongst many avenues of asset classes and constitutes a significant share of the global wealth. The economic performance of most developed countries is influenced by the performance of their real estate markets. The property investment has witnessed numerous cy...

  • Critical&Curatorial Practices in DesignABPL90367

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019Quotas apply

    This research-based subject focuses on critical, curatorial and conceptual practices in design. It offers advanced training in the field of design criticism, publishing, curating, exhibiting, writing and research. Students will be exposed to a range of theoretical approaches to the curating and i...

  • Industry Based Research - PropertyABPL90364

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019Quotas apply

    Students enrolled in this subject will partner with a host organization to complete an industry-based research project. Firms may be based in the commercial property development, investment, valuation, management and consultancy fields. Students will be supervised by the Subject Coordinator in co...

  • Architecture and MediaABPL90368

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    The subject critically examines the contemporary and historical modes in which architecture engages with media. Some forms of media tools at the architect’s disposal to be studied include: the magazine, the journal article, the exhibition, the manifesto, the website, the competition, and the empl...

  • Participatory PlanningABPL90315

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Urban governance and citizen participation influence both the structure of the planning process (e.g. who participates, and how and when they participate) and the built environment outcomes produced from this process. All practitioners who work in local and regional environments (built, natural, ...

  • Design Strategies of Asian GardensABPL90402

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject introduces design strategies of Asian gardens and explores the aesthetic values and underlying concepts through lectures, readings and workshops. Gardens in East and South Asia, including China, Japan and Korea, are used as primary cases for investigation, but students can select gar...

  • Flexible Urban ModellingABPL90304

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019Quotas apply

    This elective will involve modelling and interacting with complex urban sites focusing on modelling difficult terrains, both existing conditions and topographical manipulation. Students will investigate biomorphic/organic form making and representation techniques utilising procedural modelling us...

  • Cost ManagementABPL90312

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject deals with pre-construction cost management process. It aims to give students the knowledge of the processes involved in establishing and maintaining client’s budget at the design stage. It provides students with skills needed to effectively monitor the budget for a simple building p...

  • Design for DiversityABPL90400

    Offered:Winter TermYear:2019Quotas apply

    The 8 80 Cities concept suggests that cities designed for the needs of 8 and 80 year olds work for all ages. In addition, communities benefit from facilities that are located, configured and shared in symbiotic ways. In this intensive students will interact with an inner-city council and other p...

  • Managing Urban LandscapesABPL90337

    Offered:JuneYear:2019

    This subject will discuss how urban landscapes are managed. Students will study policy, planning and process issues; landscape and park typology and classification, community consultation; structures, systems, classifications and contractual relationships in urban landscapes; landscape documentat...

  • Construction Measurement and EstimatingABPL90208

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject builds on knowledge from Measurement of Building Works (ABPL30040) and Cost Management (ABPL90312). It comprises further measurement, quantification for cost planning and documentation of building works and measurement of civil engineering works. Topics include: measurement of buildi...

  • Place Making for The Built EnvironmentABPL90404

    Offered:Winter TermYear:2019

    Placemaking is a worldwide movement focusing on the process, development and design of public or shared semi-private places through the active participation of the citizens. The aim of placemaking is to achieve place attachment which is linked to positive citizenship, health and safety. This subj...

  • ZEMCH Sustainable Design WorkshopABPL90394

    Offered:JanuaryYear:2019

    This subject is an intensive 5-day workshop that encompasses a series of lectures on zero energy mass custom home (ZEMCH) design and function analysis techniques, as well as hands-on trainings of energy and environmental design simulation tools for implementation during the workshop.The ZEMCH Sus...

  • Prefabrication in BuildingABPL90325

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    The subject will expose you to the latest international developments in prefabrication and its application within construction. You will develop an appreciation for how prefabrication can be used to minimise or avoid many of the issues currently faced by the construction industry as well as the e...

  • Labour in ConstructionABPL90332

    Offered:JulyYear:2019Quotas apply

    The construction industry is not only one of the largest employment sectors globally but also one of the most dynamic and complex industrial settings. The industry relies heavily on the skill set of a wide range of workers who are employed within diverse industry settings. This subject investigat...

  • Travelling Studio (Los Angeles)ABPL90296

    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...

  • AA Visiting School GraduateABPL90386

    Offered:JulyYear:2019Quotas apply

    This subject is a two week intensive design studio held typically on the first two weeks of July. The workshop will be run by visiting staff from the Architectural Association, School of Architecture, UK as well as teaching staff from MSD. The subject introduces students to contemporary digital d...

  • Architecture Design Studio: AirABPL30048

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    The core of the undergraduate design sequence is the development of both design thinking and dexterity with tools. Students will undertake a series of studio-based exercises in design demanding greater synthesis of diverse requirements and leading to increasingly resolved designs. Emphases inclu...

  • Site TectonicsABPL20047

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject introduces landscape as a three-dimensional space. Aspects of site grading and earthwork manipulation will be explored, including their experiential and functional implications. The Importance of landform modelling to the design vocabulary of landscape architecture will be introduced...

  • Hacking Cities - Upgrading Urban LifeABPL20054

    Offered:Winter TermYear:2019

    Many aspects of city life could be improved, but change seems hard. Some interventions are ineffective, others have unintended side effects. Cities rely on various systems such as transport, health care, energy, education etc. Many urban problems are not malfunctions of these systems but side eff...