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  • Shenzen/Hong Kong BiennaleABPL90391

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    This subject is a two-week intensive and it will take place in Hong Kong and Shenzen in the second part of January 2016 (17-31 Jan). The workshop will be run by staff from our University and many other international schools participating in this year's Biennale. The teaching team from Melbourne w...

  • Professional Practice InvestigationABPL90264

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    The subject recognizes that strategic management is a key factor for the successful management of design practices. The subject will introduce students to basic concepts and theories in organisational theory, innovation and corporate strategy. Using these concepts students will be forced to think...

  • Bower StudioABPL90356

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    The multi-award winning Bower Studio has been running for several years (see www.bowerstudio.com.au) and has teams of students travelling to remote and marginalised communities to consult, design and construct community infrastructure projects. To date we have designed and built projects ranging ...

  • Investment and Finance for PropertyABPL20052

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    The module considers the nature and operation of investment markets with a focus on three major asset classes; shares, bonds and property. It looks at the characteristics of these different investment options, especially in terms of the risks and returns associated with each. The module also intr...

  • Nagoya Host StudioABPL90338

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    This studio is part of a series involving students from Melbourne and Nagoya Universities that explore urban structures and component built forms in the two cities: these arise from two cultural paradigms, and design/planning approaches. The method is to select and focus upon urban scale elements...

  • Digital: Craft, Design and MakeABPL90373

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    This subject offers an integrated understanding of digital design thinking, skills and technology through design and making process. This subject runs as an intensive design workshop environments where students is introduce to contemporary digital tools and design workflow. This is tested through...

  • Robin Boyd StudioABPL90354

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    The Robin Boyd Foundation's Walsh Street design studios explore the public role of an architect. They provide an opportunity for students to be better equipped theoretically and practically and to develop critical thinking around architectural design in an urban context and the role of good desig...

  • City Lights: Cities, Culture and HistoryABPL90280

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject explores the histories not only of particular cities but also more broadly the historical development of spatial and social features of cities. Elements developed over time in both Australian and international urban areas are countenanced with a view to understanding how these have w...

  • Issues in TechnologyABPL90328

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    Shifting focus every year, depending on the currency of specific topics and the opportunities presented to undertake in-depth analyses of issues of relevance in construction, this subject gives students the opportunity to insert an ad-hoc and by-and-large experimental element in their curricula, ...

  • International Property Development AABPL90038

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    A series of case studies conducted in two cities in China and India: Shanghai, Beijing, Bangalore and Hyderabad, over four intensive weeks.   Case studies are to be carried out in groups. They will cover a range of property, construction and infrastructure topics including project inception, proj...

  • Experiences in IndustryABPL90308

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject examines the industrial behaviour of a variety of firms active in the construction market through exploring the experiences and reflections of key industry representatives. This will include examination of features related to the feasibility, design, construct, commissioning and oper...

  • Speculative SystemsABPL90147

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This seminar explores technology in relationship to nature, culture and design. Its core goal is to critically consider future design practice and values, knowledge, skills, communities, learning behaviours and forms of resistance that are of relevance to future practitioners. The seminar engage...

  • Principles of PropertyABPL20031

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This is the first core property subject for the Bachelor of Environments Property Major. It introduces students to the basic principles and business concepts of Property, through examination of the underlying drivers of commercial Property Development and Property Investment, the underlying syste...

  • History of Landscape DesignABPL10006

    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...

  • Urban Precinct StudioABPL30052

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    The focus of this studio is on the development or redevelopment of a precinct-scale site. Students will undertake site investigations and prepare analysis that will lead into developing a vision for the precinct and a related urban design and planning framework. The future imagining of the precin...

  • Introduction to Architectural DesignABPL30065

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

     This subject is not available except to enabling students in E-ABP (Enabling Course - Architecture, Building & Planning) This foundation studio offers an introduction to both architectural and spatial design and to the specific pedagogical and cognitive attributes of studio teaching.  The s...

  • Construction Industry Studies - PropertyABPL20051

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Modern-day, sophisticated property professionals, in their roles as key advisers, developers or investors, are required to lead and / or act in close collaboration with a wide range of other professionals in the analysis and management of property development and property investment projects. Pro...

  • The Architecture of Wishful ThinkingABPL90124

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject will explore utopian architecture and planning projects based on political idealism, wishful thinking and the prospects of technology. What does technology contribute to the creation of a modern utopia? Is technology the key to a democratic society without poverty and class warfare? ...

  • Architecture as SpectacleABPL90369

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject considers the production of architecture in the age of commodification. It considers the place of architecture in a world that is growingly preoccupied with the visual and the culture of consumerism. It reflects on how such a world conceives, experiences and consumes architectural de...

  • Compositional AnalysisABPL90121

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Students will undertake a series of drawn analyses of chosen architectural works to identify compositional tactics, to interpret architectural theories and the ideological and philosophical positions of particular architects.