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  • Travelling Studio (Los Angeles)ABPL90296

    Offered:Summer TermYear:2019Quotas apply

    Travelling studios are working laboratories for design thought and production, and involve the exploration of complex, real-life issues. They expose students to unfamiliar cultures, places and people, and stimulate their ability to think creatively and solve problems. These studios aim to bring t...

  • Architecture and MediaABPL90368

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    The subject critically examines the contemporary and historical modes in which architecture engages with media. Some forms of media tools at the architect’s disposal to be studied include: the magazine, the journal article, the exhibition, the manifesto, the website, the competition, and the empl...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Architecture Design Studio: AirABPL30048

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    The core of the undergraduate design sequence is the development of both design thinking and dexterity with tools. Students will undertake a series of studio-based exercises in design demanding greater synthesis of diverse requirements and leading to increasingly resolved designs. Emphases inclu...

  • 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...

  • Hacking Cities - Upgrading Urban LifeABPL20054

    Offered:Winter TermYear:2019

    Many aspects of city life could be improved, but change seems hard. Some interventions are ineffective, others have unintended side effects. Cities rely on various systems such as transport, health care, energy, education etc. Many urban problems are not malfunctions of these systems but side eff...

  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • Culture of BuildingABPL90085

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    A historical study of the use of materials and the means of constructing buildings from antiquity on, but with special reference to the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, comparing equivalent materials and trades between cultures, and exploring the transmission of skills and techniques from one ...

  • Corporate Construction ManagementABPL90207

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Organised as an advanced seminar, this subject examines management issues relating to contemporary businesses within the construction industry. The various models of organisations and corporate strategies to achieve competitive advantage are researched and explored. Management concepts such as fi...

  • Design ActivismABPL90371

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This elective subject will explore the dynamics and effectiveness of architecture in relation to the politics of protest. It will link together concepts from critical theory, community development, and urban futures with architectural design. To do this the subject will use contemporary case stud...

  • Wooden Furniture WorkshopABPL90387

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    Wooden furniture workshop Furniture is a term describing movable objects in built environments intended to support various human activities, to hold objects, to store things and to divide spaces. They are products of design, used at home, office, retail, exhibition and urban environments, both in...

  • Architecture as Political HistoryABPL30066

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

     This subject is not available except to enabling students in E-ABP (Enabling Course - Architecture, Building & Planning) This lecture and tutorial course will develop a basic understanding of how architecture acts as part of the political and cultural processes for all societies, particular...

  • History of Designed LandscapesABPL20039

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    A critical examination of the historical development of landscape architectural design, including the events, social influences and personalities involved, and the philosophies and theories that were developed. The formative evolutionary influences of natural and cultural factors as they shaped t...

  • Architecture in the Islamic WorldABPL30062

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject will offer an overview of the cosmopolitan origin and modern development of architecture in the Islamic world. Case studies from different regional contexts and historical periods will be examined to highlight the broad spectrum of political, cultural, social and environmental aspect...

  • Property ManagementABPL30012

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This core subject for the Bachelor of Environments property major draws together economic, physical/environmental, financial and legal aspects relating to the management of the property asset from the perspective of a managing agent or major property portfolio manager who are responsible for the ...

  • Architectural Engineering ThesisABPL90390

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject is the culmination of each student's studies in the Master of Architectural Engineering. It will offer a range of opportunities for students to demonstrate an original approach to research and design synthesising, in architecture and engineering. The capstone thesis is co-taught betw...

  • Urban Eco Acupuncture StudioABPL90111

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    Students will take part in an international studio in the Dutch city of Leeuwarden, in collaboration with students and academics from the Technical University of Delft and the Alto Design Factory in Leeuwarden. This studio will address the strategic objectives laid out by the City of Leeuwarden f...

  • Shenzen/Hong Kong BiennaleABPL90391

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    This subject is a two-week intensive and it will take place in Hong Kong and Shenzen in the second part of January 2016 (17-31 Jan). The workshop will be run by staff from our University and many other international schools participating in this year's Biennale. The teaching team from Melbourne w...