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  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Visions and Agendas in ArchitectureABPL90403

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject introduces an ongoing study of theories and polemics for architectural design from early modern times to the present. Figures such as Le Corbusier, Walter Gropius, Sigfried Giedion, Robert Venturi, Manfredo Tafuri, Kazuo Shinohara, and Rem Koolhaas are introduced and examined. The su...

  • 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...

  • Hacking Society Systems in TransitionABPL90399

    Offered:Summer TermYear:2019

    Persistent problems plague the systems of society. If you know how the systems work, can you hack them and transition them to be more sustainable, liveable, resilient? Energy, food, healthcare, transport and even cities as such. All of them complex systems, plagued by problems tied up with the ve...

  • 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 ...

  • Australian Architecture (PG)ABPL90089

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Topics include: the development and planning of settlements in Australia: the colonial architecture of New South Wales and Tasmania;land and building regulations, urban conditions, building techniques;the development of architecture in Melbourne from its founding to recent times and the emergenc...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Unliveable Berlin StudioABPL90297

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019Quotas apply

    Unliveable Berlin is a University of Melbourne design studio, organised and run by Michael Roper (Director, Architecture Architecture). This studio will take a group of masters students from architecture, landscape and urban design to the ANCB Metropolitan Laboratory in Berlin where they will exp...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Construction AnalysisABPL20033

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject was formerly called Construction Methods. This subject explores the idea of construction as a process linking specific principles, materials, elements, systems and techniques strategically. Using a set of individual buildings as case studies, Construction Analysis will review and ex...

  • Architecture Design Studio: EarthABPL20027

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject was formerly called Architecture Design Studio 1. The core of the undergraduate design sequence is the development of both design thinking and dexterity with tools. The focus of this design subject will be generating design ideas, translating them into architectural form/space/mater...