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  • Design Visualisation: Digital TechniquesARCH30005

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019Quotas apply

    Design Visualisation: Digital Techniques forms part of the Digital Visualisation specialisation in the Bachelor Design This subject brings together practical know-how and critical thinking around the field of digital visualisations of space using industry standard software. Building on the digit...

  • Design Studio DeltaARCH30001

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Underlying the undergraduate design course is the development of both design thinking and dexterity with tools and techniques. The focus of this design subject will be on generating design ideas, translating them into architectural forms, spaces, materials and programs. Students will learn how to...

  • Modern Architecture: MoMo to PoMoARCH20003

    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...

  • Building the Brief: People Process PlaceABPL90321

    Offered:JulyYear:2019

    This subject provides insight into the design briefing process for a range of facilities, with a specific focus on learning and health environments. Key issues addressed include how to effectively engage with users/occupants of buildings, collect data about their organisational objectives, activi...

  • Designing for Heat in the Public DomainABPL90380

    Offered:NovemberYear:2019

     The implication of climate change on the liveability of cities is becoming increasingly apparent. This seminar explores the issue of heat and thermal comfort in the design of the public domain. This intensive is open to design students (architecture, landscape architecture and urban design) and...

  • Environmental SystemsABPL90086

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject provides a coverage of the different systems significant in the design of buildings, which are described in terms of 3 interlocking systems: human, mechanical and natural systems.Human Systems• Concepts of environmental comfort: heat, light and sound• Occupational Health, Safety and ...

  • Property DevelopmentABPL90026

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject aims to give students the knowledge and skills to be able to operate as a property professional in the area of development advice and decision making in property development. It comprises: the development process and the major players;time value of money;the decision to build;proper...

  • Property Markets and ValuationsABPL90274

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This Masters level subject is designed to introduce the fundamental concepts required for understanding how property markets function and/or operate, as well as the basic valuation techniques required for determining the value of real property. It serves both the new 300 point Master of Property...

  • Building Services and OperationsABPL90032

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    The focus of this subject lies in the integration of services and energy efficient strategies into the fabric of the building and its construction process. After introductory material on environmental quality and energy related issues, the subject provides students with knowledge in the field of ...

  • Advanced Planting DesignABPL90173

    Offered:Winter TermYear:2019Quotas apply

    This is a studio-based subject that develops advanced skills in the theory and practice of planting design. Through a series of design exercises, a range of topics are progressively explored including: three-dimensional design principles and formal aesthetic considerations of planting design;the...

  • Advanced Construction TechnologyABPL90010

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject investigates technological topics in building materials, components, systems and methods that normally require input from specialist trades and/or the adaptation of common practice to highly-bespoke design proposals. Focus is given to construction technologies where significant desig...

  • Humanitarian Design InternshipABPL30064

    Offered:NovemberYear:2019Quotas apply

    The Humanitarian Design Internship provides an opportunity for students to develop a deeper understanding of the role design can play in creating positive change within communities. Students will travel to India for 2 weeks where they will have first-hand experience working in culturally differen...

  • Architecture Design Studio: FireABPL30037

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    The subject is the capstone subject for the Architecture major in the Bachelor of Environments. It is intended that the subject will integrate previous coursework in the major. The core of the undergraduate design sequence is the development of both design thinking and dexterity with tools. The f...

  • MUP StudioABPL90384

    Offered:Semester 1, August, Semester 2Year:2019Quotas apply

    This studio-based subject is a capstone option for the completion of the Master of Urban Planning. It builds on the knowledge attained by students in their first year and addresses practical problems, which will vary among studios. Fieldwork locations, themes and interdisciplinary elements may ch...

  • AA Visiting School UndergraduateABPL30063

    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...

  • Construction SchedulingABPL90323

    Offered:MarchYear:2019

    Through an introduction to details of construction scheduling techniques and use of professional scheduling tools, this subject articulates the clear processes of logical development of time program for construction activities in projects. Real-life case projects are used for students to explore ...

  • Architecture Design Studio: SparksABPL30058

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject is the 12.5 point capstone subject for the Architecture major students who commenced the Bachelor of Environments program prior to 2013. It is intended that the subject will integrate previous coursework in the major. The core of the undergraduate design sequence is the development o...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Landscape Studio 3: Urban Open SpaceABPL30042

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    The focus of this studio will be on the production of a design for an urban open space. It will introduce a range of precedents, principles, and practices for urban landscape design.