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  • Flexible Urban ModellingABPL90304

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019Quotas apply

    This elective will involve modelling and interacting with complex urban sites focusing on modelling difficult terrains, both existing conditions and topographical manipulation. Students will investigate biomorphic/organic form making and representation techniques utilising procedural modelling us...

  • Construction StudiesABPL90029

    Offered:SeptemberYear:2019

    The subject provides a broad overview of a range of topics relevant to the Australian construction industry, including the regulatory framework, construction materials and technology, construction documentation, geotechnical engineering, building structures, construction management and economics,...

  • Managing Urban LandscapesABPL90337

    Offered:JuneYear:2019

    This subject will discuss how urban landscapes are managed. Students will study policy, planning and process issues; landscape and park typology and classification, community consultation; structures, systems, classifications and contractual relationships in urban landscapes; landscape documentat...

  • Visualising EnvironmentsABPL10003

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject in the Environments degree will help students understand, digest and communicate visual information. Students will be trained using clear and concise methods to become visually literate using creative information skills and techniques which will be taught to create and shape meaning ...

  • Modern Architecture: MoMo to PoMoABPL30050

    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...

  • Case Studies in Landscape ArchitectureABPL30049

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject introduces students to contemporary landscape architectural practice through the medium of its projects, relating these to landscape and landscape architectural theory using the case study method. Students will be introduced to a range of contemporary landscape architectural projects...

  • Formative Ideas in ArchitectureABPL30053

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject will examine the importance of formative ideas in architecture, design, culture, technology, practice and history from the Enlightenment to early Modernism. The subject will include study of the following themes: enlightenment, the rise of archaeology and neo-classicism; the emergin...

  • Place Making for The Built EnvironmentABPL90404

    Offered:Winter TermYear:2019

    Placemaking is a worldwide movement focusing on the process, development and design of public or shared semi-private places through the active participation of the citizens. The aim of placemaking is to achieve place attachment which is linked to positive citizenship, health and safety. This subj...

  • Analytical MethodsABPL90135

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Planners shape cities and regions by managing land use, development, infrastructure and services. In order to do this effectively, it is essential that planners have the capacity to gather and analyse data relevant to planning circumstances, even when the information available to them is incomple...

  • Design ManagementABPL90370

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019Quotas apply

    Design Management has developed an increasingly important role within the construction industry since the development of new project acquisition methods from the 1990s onwards. These recognise the importance of the integration of the design and construction processes, the emergence of the project...

  • Project ManagementABPL90028

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject was formerly called Project Management Framework. This subject provides a critical review of the theory of project management in construction by showing and reflecting on how the established set of project management competencies applies to all phases of building projects’ life cycl...

  • Property Resources and ManagementABPL90275

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject aims to provide a range of applied skills to operate as a property professional in the area of property valuation and management. The subject examines: ownership and use perspectives as they apply to investment, valuation and management of real property as a business;property classe...

  • International Property Development BABPL90040

    Offered:MayYear:2019Quotas apply

    A series of case studies conducted in following centres in China (Shanghai and Beijing), over two intensive weeks (China: July 8 to July 19, 2019).  Case studies are to be carried out in groups. They will cover a range of property, construction and infrastructure topics including project inceptio...

  • Applied Architectural TechnologyABPL90118

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject was formerly known as Applied Construction. This subject focuses on design development of complex building types (e.g. highly bespoke high-rise, large commercial or institutional buildings), which generally are not studied in detail at undergraduate level.In this subject, students w...

  • Management of ConstructionABPL90313

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject provides an introduction to the nature and construction industry both locally and internationally. It investigates the roles and responsibilities of a range of industry stakeholders and introduces project procurement systems and contracts. Theories relating to management and project ...

  • Public Transport Network PlanningABPL90090

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject explores skills required for transport planners who wish to improve the economic, environmental and social performance of urban transport systems. It draws on international experience and research to articulate the principles and practical techniques in two key areas: Public transpo...

  • Technological InnovationABPL90326

    Offered:JuneYear:2019

    An examination of how new products and processes are developed specifically in or for the building sector; a discussion of what constrains their dissemination; and a theory of how success can be determined. The dialogue established with the students in the subject has a strong comparative bent, a...

  • Housing Markets, Policy and PlanningABPL90281

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    The subject concerns housing in Australia. This subject has four components: The operation of the housing market: how the housing market works; supply, demand, role of property developers and the role of banks.The contribution of housing and planning for housing to the urban forms of Australia's...

  • Design ResearchABPL90305

    Offered:Summer TermYear:2019

    This subject will introduce students to a range of creative research methods. As distinct from traditional ‘quantitative research’ (classical scientific research method involving systematic collection of verifiable data) and ‘qualitative research’ (in-depth inquiry into human perceptions used in ...

  • Building Resilient SettlementsABPL90320

    Offered:NovemberYear:2019Quotas apply

    This subject explores the notion of resilience and its application to the planning, design and management of urban settlements at various scales. The notion of resilience is related to the capacity of systems to adapt to disruptions without them changing to entirely different states, which in the...