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  • Modern Architecture: MoMo to PoMoABPL30050

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject will consider the development of modern architecture during the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries. It will include: the origins and development of modernism; changing ideas of housing, urbanism and society; functionalism and expression; materiality and spatial organisation; the...

  • Case Studies in Landscape ArchitectureABPL30049

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject introduces students to contemporary landscape architectural practice through the medium of its projects, relating these to landscape and landscape architectural theory using the case study method. Students will be introduced to a range of contemporary landscape architectural projects...

  • Formative Ideas in ArchitectureABPL30053

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Formative Ideas in Architecture forms part of the Design Histories Specialisation. This subject will examine the importance of formative ideas in architecture, design, culture, technology, practice and history from the Enlightenment to early Modernism. The subject will include study of the foll...

  • 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...

  • Furniture Workshop ABPL90222

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019Quotas apply

    With informed consideration of materiality, anthropometrics and fabrication techniques, students will explore ways of delivering a furniture piece that addresses a thematic of ‘The body at rest.’ This ExLab subject values experimentation with making processes, tools, and materials to inform the...

  • 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...

  • Property Agency and Marketing (PG)ABPL90314

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject aims to give students an understanding of the processes and issues relating to the transfer of freehold and leasehold interests in property with a commercial agency focus within the current legal and market context. The subject will be presented under three main themes: real estate ...

  • Corporate Construction ManagementABPL90207

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Organised as an advanced seminar, this subject examines management issues relating to contemporary businesses within the construction industry. The various models of organisations and corporate strategies to achieve competitive advantage are researched and explored. Management concepts such as fi...

  • Design ActivismABPL90371

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This elective subject will explore the dynamics and effectiveness of architecture in relation to the politics of protest. It will link together concepts from critical theory, community development, and urban futures with architectural design. To do this the subject will use contemporary case stud...

  • Wooden Furniture WorkshopABPL90387

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    Wooden furniture workshop Furniture is a term describing movable objects in built environments intended to support various human activities, to hold objects, to store things and to divide spaces. They are products of design, used at home, office, retail, exhibition and urban environments, both in...

  • Architecture as Political HistoryABPL30066

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

     This subject is not available except to enabling students in E-ABP (Enabling Course - Architecture, Building & Planning) This lecture and tutorial course will develop a basic understanding of how architecture acts as part of the political and cultural processes for all societies, particular...

  • Culture of BuildingABPL90085

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    A historical study of the use of materials and the means of constructing buildings from antiquity on, but with special reference to the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, comparing equivalent materials and trades between cultures, and exploring the transmission of skills and techniques from one ...

  • Innovations in PropertyABPL90395

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    The subject is designed to analyse and interface property analysis and architectural design in a real life context. With that objective, the subject will interact with a MSD Architecture Studio C, D, E. at two stages – during Week 1 and then during Weeks 9 and 10 of semester 2 teaching period . I...

  • History of Designed LandscapesABPL20039

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    A critical examination of the historical development of landscape architectural design, including the events, social influences and personalities involved, and the philosophies and theories that were developed. The formative evolutionary influences of natural and cultural factors as they shaped t...

  • Property ManagementABPL30012

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This core subject for the Bachelor of Environments property major draws together economic, physical/environmental, financial and legal aspects relating to the management of the property asset from the perspective of a managing agent or major property portfolio manager who are responsible for the ...

  • Architecture in the Islamic WorldABPL30062

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject will offer an overview of the cosmopolitan origin and modern development of architecture in the Islamic world. Case studies from different regional contexts and historical periods will be examined to highlight the broad spectrum of political, cultural, social and environmental aspect...

  • Craft in Traditional Asian ArchitectureABPL90336

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    This subject requires students to study and research construction and conservation methods of East Asian timber buildings, and to produce drawings and writings highlighting details of such buildings. Students are also required to produce virtual displays highlighting the chosen structure, and pos...

  • Architectural Engineering ThesisABPL90390

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject is the culmination of each student's studies in the Master of Architectural Engineering. It will offer a range of opportunities for students to demonstrate an original approach to research and design synthesising, in architecture and engineering. The capstone thesis is co-taught betw...

  • Urban Eco Acupuncture StudioABPL90111

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    Students will take part in an international studio in the Dutch city of Leeuwarden, in collaboration with students and academics from the Technical University of Delft and the Alto Design Factory in Leeuwarden. This studio will address the strategic objectives laid out by the City of Leeuwarden f...