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  • Landscape Architecture Design ThesisABPL90375

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject is the culmination of each student's studies in Master of Landscape Architecture. Students will be offered a studio thematic which provides scope for an original approach to design synthesis in landscape architecture, which is based on research and critical thinking. These studios ma...

  • Risk in ConstructionABPL90035

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Organised as an advanced seminar, the subject exposes students to the various dimensions of risk management at different levels in a specific internal and external environment. Enabling them to establishing the contexts; identity, analyse and evaluate the risks; and select the best risk treatment...

  • Furniture Workshop ABPL90222

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019Quotas apply

    With informed consideration of materiality, anthropometrics and fabrication techniques, students will explore ways of delivering a furniture piece that addresses a thematic of ‘The body at rest.’ This ExLab subject values experimentation with making processes, tools, and materials to inform the d...

  • Industry Partner project StudioABPL30044

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject was formerly known as Project Planning Studio This capstone subject brings together and builds on an understanding of construction technologies and introduces project management concepts. Using an integrated project involving a series of studio-based exercises, students will transla...

  • Landscape Studio 4: Designed EcologiesABPL30061

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This is a studio capstone subject that bridges design and ecological science. Studio projects will address ecological design as fundamental to modern landscape architectural practice. The studio integrates teaching and learning activities through a digital design platform, with the core program o...

  • Smoke and MirrorsABPL90378

    Offered:Summer TermYear:2019Quotas apply

    This subject will be exploring digital fabrication techniques, physical computing and rapid (laser-cut), model-making and prototyping drawing on reference material as a narrative base.  The subject will have an emphasis on hands-on exploration of spatial and creative processes will challenge the...

  • Forms and Politics in ArchitectureABPL90357

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    In design thinking and practice, there is a schism between ‘formal’ and ‘political’ (or compositional and socio-political) considerations. This subject provides a study of the relations between form and politics, in an attempt to fill up this critical gap. Ideas and theories of form and of politi...

  • Formative Ideas in ArchitectureABPL30053

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Formative Ideas in Architecture forms part of the Design Histories Specialisation. 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 foll...

  • 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...

  • Construction Regulations and ControlABPL90295

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject aims to give students an introduction to construction regulations including: relevant State and Commonwealth government legislation and the Building Code of Australia (including performance requirements, Deemed to Satisfy solutions and alternative solutions);fire technology includin...

  • Urban Sustainability and Climate ChangeABPL90064

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject was previously known as Planning Urban Sustainability.    Humans have altered the earth's natural environment to such an extent, that scientists are considering the determination of a new geological epoch, the Anthropocene. Climate change is one of many indicators of these signific...

  • Representing and Remembering Place (PG)ABPL90241

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject explores the documentation and representation of particular sites in Melbourne and elsewhere. The subject engages with design considerations outside the design studio context. The notion of site and place is explored through a number of theoretical themes and hands-on creative, repre...

  • Inclusive CitiesABPL90266

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject explores different understandings and expressions of social exclusion and inclusion in the city; what these contested concepts mean for urban planning; and how professional practice can respond to fashion inclusive cities. Case studies, working policy and theoretical perspectives are...

  • Corporate Real Estate ManagementABPL90031

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Topics covered in this subject include: The role of corporate property in the strategic management of the organisation;Property as a strategic asset;Corporate property strategies and their alignment with organisational strategy;Models of CRE management;Tenure decisions;CRE portfolio analysis;CRE...

  • Urban Design Studio AABPL90061

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Students will undertake introductory abstract design exercises in the first half of semester providing the foundation for a major urban design proposition and the development of that proposition for end of semester assessment. This subject covers an introduction to a broad range of urban design i...

  • Architectural Cultures 2:After ModernismABPL90289

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject surveys the ways in which architecture as a discipline and a profession influenced, reciprocated and sometimes shaped the changing ideological, social and political environment of the 20th century and after. It identifies key ideas and interventions at different scales ranging from d...

  • Construction of BuildingsABPL90292

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject provides an introduction to the construction of buildings with an emphasis on residential and multi-unit residential low-rise construction. The key functions and performance requirements for the main elements are discussed in relation to material selection, structural design and cons...

  • Landscape Studio 4 StrategiesABPL90170

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    A studio-based subject that engages with large scale landscapes. GIS applications are introduced as a tool for exploring ecological and cultural systems across multiple scales to inform better planning, design and development strategies for sustainability. Incidental costs Students will be requ...