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  • Construction of Residential BuildingsABPL20042

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject was formerly known as Residential Construction and Structures. A major portion of the general public has aspirations for home ownership and this continues to drive the residential market in Australia. This subject provides an introduction to residential and multi-unit residential lo...

  • Principles of Property ValuationABPL20004

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Property and property valuation matter, Residential and commercial properties form a substantial part of a nation’s wealth. The practice of quantifying the wealth of landed resources affects the stability of the local, the national and the global markets. Building on prior study of ENVS10003 Con...

  • Construction of Concrete BuildingsABPL20053

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject was formerly known as Concrete Structures and Construction Commercial and high rise construction (excluding industrial buildings) relies heavily on the use of reinforced concrete for structural components. The cost of the building structure is a significant portion of the total cost...

  • Property Law (PG)ABPL90041

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Overview of the legal system in Australia: The concept of property and ownership in AustraliaComparative land policyThe general law and the Torrens land registration systemsThe legal nature of land: improvements, fixtures and chattelsEncumbrances: easements, restrictive covenants, rightCo-owners...

  • Twenty-first Century ArchitectureABPL90117

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject offers a broad introduction to contemporary theories and methods used in the production and critique of architecture in the context of current practice. Architectural concepts such as program, diagram, transparency, tectonics, materiality, and ornament will be explored along with the...

  • Master of Architecture Studio BABPL90285

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject provides an introduction to architectural design resolution, that is, methods of integrating design concepts, spatial definition, program, context, and technology. Through precedent research and design projects, students will gain an understanding of established typologies, respond t...

  • Introduction to Transport and Land UseABPL90077

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject was formerly called Transportation, Land Use and Urban Form This subject examines the linkages between transport systems and the growth and form of urban regions. It introduces the theories linking transport systems to the urban footprint, and reviews some empirical analysis of thos...

  • Property Case StudiesABPL30059

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This is a final year Bachelor of Environments subject, undertaken in a seminar studio based environment. It consolidates students’ prior learning of property concepts and principles, property markets, property valuation, statutory planning, feasibility and investment evaluation and finance. Featu...

  • Complex Building Energy ModellingABPL90153

    Offered:JuneYear:2019Quotas apply

    The subject teaches how to use two modelling approaches to investigate and communicate complex and innovative environmental solutions for energy efficient building design. Led by experienced software users from industry and from software manufactures, this course will allow students to specialise...

  • 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.

  • Fundamentals of Built Environment LawABPL90290

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    An introduction to the principles and legal concepts that apply to the built environment professions and how this law develops and changes. The subject covers: the fundamentals of common law;liability in tort law for injury or loss caused to other people or their property;legally binding contrac...

  • The Economies of Cities and RegionsABPL90246

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject explores planning and policy making for productive and competitive urban settlements by investigating the economic drivers, activities, and interrelationships of cities and regions. You will examine how making and moving of goods, services, and jobs shapes the vitality, structure and...

  • Construction Methods AABPL90286

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject, running intensively in Week 5 of Semester 1 at the University of Melbourne's Dookie campus, explores the idea of construction as a process linking specific principles, materials, elements, systems and techniques strategically. Using a set of individual construction types as case stu...

  • Advanced Cost ManagementABPL90129

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Successful project development depends on pro-active cost management from feasibility through to design, tender and construction, to the completion and useful life of the project. This subject examines applications of economics, management, law and statistical techniques to construction cost econ...

  • Urban Design Studio BABPL90273

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Students will undertake a series of in depth, critical and propositional studio-based design esquisses or exercises leading to a major exploratory urban design proposition. Their design proposition will investigate one or more key urban design issues or approaches in depth. This subject touches ...

  • Commercial ConstructionABPL90293

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Commercial construction relates to high, medium or low rise office or apartment buildings, hospitals and institutional buildings, shopping centres and sporting facilities. Each project has characteristic structural forms and resultant methods of construction. Structural design concepts for steel ...

  • International Real Estate EconomicsABPL90339

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    As the real estate market becomes increasingly international, it is necessary to understand how specific national markets operate and how they relate to one another within an international system. With globalisation, capital flows with increasing ease between national economies, and many real est...

  • Contemporary Digital PracticeABPL90149

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject focuses on impacts of digital technologies on professional practice and services. It explores issues such as emerging forms of professional practice, status of professional knowledge and skills, use and value of digital information in design, and digital fabrication and assembly of c...

  • Popular Architecture and DesignABPL90151

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This seminar will explore the aesthetics of popular material culture in the everyday. A diverse range of topics, theories, and bodies of work in the field will be introduced and discussed. Students will develop an appreciation of popular or everyday art, architecture and design, and also gain an ...

  • Urban Design Studio CABPL90389

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Students will undertake a series of in depth, critical and propositional studio-based design esquisses or exercises leading to a major exploratory urban design proposition scheme. Their design proposition will investigate one or more key urban design issues or approaches in depth, whilst demonstr...