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  • Master of Architecture Studio CABPL90142

    Offered:Summer Term, Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019Quotas apply

    This studio emphasises how successful architectural designs express ideas based in well-grounded, critical thinking, and on values manifest in visions of desired futures. Through design projects and analysis of seminal works, students will develop both design ideas for projects and architectural ...

  • Project EvaluationABPL90030

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject was formerly called Project Evaluation and Management. This subject develops fundamental knowledge in the technical modeling and evaluation of projects’ feasibility, procurement strategies and outcomes, both in the public and the private sector. Topics covered include: capital forma...

  • Architectural TechnologyABPL90287

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject articulates and tests the idea of architectural design as a process where cultural and technological decision-making are intertwined. Teaching and learning activity starts with the analysis of technological means associated to architectural ideas and seeks to evaluate the implementat...

  • GIS In Planning, Design & DevelopmentABPL90319

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019Quotas apply

    This subject introduces the concepts of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and its application in landscape architecture, urban planning and development. It will: introduce the origin and development of GIS respect to landscape architecture, urban planning and development;introduce basic GIS c...

  • Healthy CommunitiesABPL90022

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    In recent years, there has been a greatly increased interest in the impacts of the built environment on health and wellbeing. At present, spatial inequalities in regards to access to jobs, affordable housing, social services, and healthy food results in a greater burden of disease for particular ...

  • Materials and StructuresABPL90324

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject is an introduction to engineering materials, statics, mechanics, and structural systems designed for students without a background in engineering, construction or building. It provides a general understanding of engineering materials and discusses how these materials are used in cons...

  • Urban and Cultural Heritage Minor ThesisABPL90382

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject is designed to produce a 10,000 word ordered, critical exposition of knowledge gained through the student's own efforts which demonstrates a sound understanding of a topic of their choice relating to urban and cultural heritage. Regular meetings will be held with a supervisor to allo...

  • Realising The Knowledge EconomyABPL90409

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Realising The Knowledge Economy develops a holistic approach to the understanding and realisation of the urban knowledge economy, i.e., an urban development strategy that draws upon knowledge-intensive sectors and activities. In particular, the implications and impacts of this strategy in propert...

  • Cities Without SlumsABPL90279

    Offered:JulyYear:2019

    This subject was formerly called Comparative Housing Policy and Services. Urbanization can be a generative force of our time. For the first time in human history, more people live in cities and towns than in rural areas. Around 56 percent of the world’s population is urbanized (2017 figures) and...

  • Design for AgeingABPL90377

    Offered:Term 2Year:2019

    Demographic ageing is creating a shift in how to think and define homes, cities and public spaces. This subject explores feasible and sustainable approaches to keep the older segment of the population physically and socially active. Innovative changes in design can lead to significant advancement...

  • Property Data and ToolsABPL90398

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Property Data and Tools is focused on teaching students about changes in the urban built environment and property markets through a hands-on analysis approach.The main aims of this subject include: Identifying the impacts of policy, economic and social changes on the built environment; specifica...

  • Landscape Studio 2: Site and DesignABPL90176

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This studio follows a multi-objective approach in exploring the interrelation between site and design in landscape architectural practice. Site exploration and conceptual design aspects of site transformation are introduced, alongside 3D representation techniques.Emphasis will be given to a proce...

  • Introduction to Urban Design & PlanningABPL20049

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    The subject introduces students to introductory skills relevant to the study and practice of urban design and planning. Building upon the broad understandings developed in the perquisite subjects that relate to the ways that urban designers and planners might successfully intervene in urban place...

  • Planning Theory and HistoryABPL90134

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Current practices of urban and regional planning have emerged as a human response to the range of circumstances surrounding settlements over time. This subject provides students with a grounding in the main theories of planning over the last two centuries as a means of understanding present-day p...

  • Research Thesis - PropertyABPL90362

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    The subject provides students with an opportunity to produce an ordered, critical exposition of autonomously gained knowledge, thus demonstrating proper understanding of the nature, development strategies and conventions of research work, with particular focus in their area of specialisation. Th...

  • Construction Contract AdministrationABPL30039

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Contractual rights, obligations and construction contracts are presented. Construction legislation and statutory controls are also investigated along with contractual disputes and resolutions. A significant part of the subject aims to provide students with the basic principles and practice of adm...

  • Understanding the Built EnvironmentABPL10005

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject provides a broad introduction to the processes and skills associated with the construction of buildings and introduces some of the techniques used in managing the construction process. The characteristics and nature of the construction industry are presented as well as an overview of...

  • Property Resource AnalysisABPL30006

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This final year, core subject for the Bachelor of Environments, property major, examines the economic, physical/environmental, financial and legal aspects relating to the analysis of property – both quantitative and qualitative – leading to effective property resource allocation. It draws togethe...

  • Cities: From Local to GlobalABPL20035

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Why do governments plan for cities and regions? What kinds of issues are they responding to? Why do planning decisions get some people so angry? This subject will move from the very local scale (planning issues on my street), to the metropolitan (planning issues in my city-region) and internation...

  • Energy & Carbon in the Built EnvironmentABPL90405

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Cities are responsible for more than 70% of energy use and associated greenhouse gas emissions. The operation of buildings alone represents around 40% of energy use in many developed economies. Reducing energy use and transitioning towards zero greenhouse emissions in the built environment is the...