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  • Landscape Studio 2: Site Plan & DesignABPL20040

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject was formerly called Site Planning and Design (Landscape Studio 2). This design studio is concerned with the art and science of planning and designing landscapes. The emphasis is on systematically analysing biophysical, social and cultural attributes of sites and their contextual set...

  • Urban Environmental Policy and PlanningABPL90341

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    The subject covers the essential science needed to understand the impacts of urbanisation on the environment, describes environmental policy and governance from the global to the local levels, and then provides case studies of environmental planning issues and responses. Topics such as urban wate...

  • Building EnvelopesABPL90268

    Offered:SeptemberYear:2019Quotas apply

    This subject was formerly called Facade Design and Performance. This subject provides the student with knowledge on the technology, manufacturing, erection and performance of buildings’ external boundaries. By considering facades and roofing systems against the processes involved in their procu...

  • Property Research and AnalysisABPL90363

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Property Research and Analysis is a taught module that draws on theories and techniques to analyse various property-related research questions in an applied way through selected research-based studies demonstrating how these theories and techniques are applied. The specific focus on research in t...

  • Morphological MappingABPL30051

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject will introduce the field of urban morphological analysis and a range of techniques for urban mapping. It will include techniques for mapping and analysis of various layers of urban data, for instance: figure/ground, grain size, building and public space typology, infrastructure, func...

  • Research Practicum in ConstructionABPL90359

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Research skills are paramount in the increasingly specialised world we live in. This subject provides you with an opportunity to conduct research on a topic of your choice, pertaining to construction. You will be focusing on the middle to final stages of research: from research design to interpre...

  • Urban & Cultural Heritage Research ProjABPL90383

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject is designed to produce a 5,000-word 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 with a supervisor allow the student to obtain ad...

  • MUP Independent StudyABPL90306

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

    Independent Study is supervised by an urban planning or other MSD member of staff. It enables students to research a topic of particular relevance to their intellectual and career interests and which is not available in subjects taught within the Faculty. Permission to undertake this study is con...

  • Research in ConstructionABPL90358

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject critically reviews established and emerging research areas in the field of construction. This is accompanied by an exposition of the underlying research objectives, the methods in use or required, and the challenges and limitations of the methods. Designed as an advanced, hands-on i...

  • Land Use and Urban DesignABPL90132

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Urban design is concerned with the shaping of public space at multiple spatial scales from lanes, streets and squares to the neighbourhoods and districts of the larger metropolis. This subject emphasises the development of urban design knowledge that is of value to urban planners and other relate...

  • Landscape Studio 1: Design TechniquesABPL90107

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject introduces fundamental approaches for thinking about, exploring and generating design within the realm of landscape architecture. It aims to equip students with a range of representational techniques for exploring processes of design. Lectures and readings introduce key theoretical p...

  • Design Communications Workshop (P/G)ABPL90167

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject introduces graphic skills appropriate to design and building. These skills are taught through a series of constructed and freehand drawing assignments essential to the design thinking process. Graphic skills are developed through tutorials and lectures which are held in the studios a...

  • Ex-Lab: Experimental Design LabABPL90361

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

    This subject will explore experimental design approaches that focus on material qualities and process of making. The major project designed and made by each student is a piece of furniture that is the product this intensive process of experimentation and research with both fabrication techniques ...

  • Urban Design ThesisABPL90376

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject is the culmination of each student's studies in Master of Urban Design. It will consist of a number of autonomous studio groups offering a range of opportunities for students to demonstrate an original approach to design synthesis in the relevant discipline, which is based on researc...

  • Strategic Plan MakingABPL90131

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject introduces students to the theories, skills and tools used in strategic planning, from problem identification and site analysis; through demographic, economic, and social background research, including GIS; identification of alternatives and policy development; to creating an impleme...

  • Planning Asia Pacific Cities StudioABPL90055

    Offered:JuneYear:2019Quotas apply

    This subject was formerly called Strategic Planning in Asia-Pacific Cities. Many Asia-Pacific cities have undergone rapid urban development and change as they have become integrated into the global economy. The character of that integration has changed over time; at the same time social and poli...

  • MSD Vocational PlacementABPL90307

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

    A vocational placement accompanied by academic objectives that is supervised by a Melbourne School of Design staff member. The vocational placement will enable the student to gain applied experience and reflect on the experience, both theoretically and in an applied manner. This subject is avail...

  • Economics of BuildingABPL90330

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject sets the context for an understanding of the operations of firms within the construction production process. This includes conducting statistical analysis of the data concerning construction. By analysing construction’s contribution to national income and its linkages to other sector...

  • Contemporary Landscape TheoryABPL90078

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject was formerly called Contemporary Theory & Australian Landscape. This subject explores contemporary theories and modes of critique relating to the modern designed landscape. The lectures and readings introduce and examine significant 20th and early 21st century theoretical writin...

  • Building SustainabilityABPL90120

    Offered:SeptemberYear:2019

    This subject provides a multi-disciplinary overview of the design of sustainable buildings and considers the design from an architectural, services engineering, facade engineering, environmental engineering and structural engineering, tenants and owners perspective. Topics include: ecological sus...