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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 se...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Urban InformaticsABPL90366

    Offered:SeptemberYear:2019Quotas apply

    Urban Informatics is the study of cities using digital data, information, knowledge and models to understand trends, complexities and inform the formulation and evaluation of sustainable urban futures. This subject aims to arm the student with the necessary fundamental concepts and practical unde...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • International Property Development BABPL90040

    Offered:MayYear:2019Quotas apply

    A series of case studies conducted in following centres in China (Shanghai and Beijing) and India (Bangalore and Hyderabad), over two intensive weeks (China: July 1 to July 13, 2019 and India: July 15 to July 26, 2019). The student must choose and indicate participation in one of the two countrie...

  • International Property Development AABPL90038

    Offered:MayYear:2019Quotas apply

    A series of case studies conducted in two cities in China and India: Shanghai, Beijing, Bangalore and Hyderabad, over four intensive weeks.   Case studies are to be carried out in groups. They will cover a range of property, construction and infrastructure topics including project inception, proj...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • 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...