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  • Landscape Studio 5:Sustainable UrbanismABPL90072

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    One of the primary themes driving environmental design thinking in the first decades of the 21st century is the concept of sustainability. Cities, other forms of human settlements, landscapes and larger bio-geographical regions can be made to be more sustainable through various design interventio...

  • Urban and Landscape HeritageABPL90075

    Offered:SeptemberYear:2019

    The development of landscape design in Australia. The influence and work of Australian landscape designers. Concepts of natural and cultural heritage. Types of landscape heritage: Australian indigenous landscapes, public and private parks and gardens, institutional and industrial landscapes, symb...

  • Political Economy of DesignABPL90411

    Offered:SeptemberYear:2019

    Political Economy of Design seeks to position and discuss architecture in relation to the world of production, economic interests and community benefits, at a local and global scale. By integrating yet moving beyond the stylistic, technological or sociological aspects of the discipline, the discu...

  • Design ThesisABPL90169

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject is the culmination of each student's studies in Master of Architecture. 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...

  • Principles of Heritage and ConservationABPL90282

    Offered:MarchYear:2019

    This subject will give students an overview of issues, ideas and practices that characterise the heritage and conservation field, especially as they pertain to the conservation of buildings and landscapes. Students will explore the differences between conservation, restoration and reconstruction;...

  • Steel and Concrete Structural SystemsABPL30046

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject was formerly known as Structures and Construction Systems. Commercial construction can take many forms and often includes a multitude of complex systems with specific plant and equipment requirements. These commercial buildings can include high, medium or low rise office or apartmen...

  • Urban Design StudiesABPL20037

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Urban design is defined as the shaping of public space, distinguished from urban planning by its focus on urban form, from landscape architecture by its focus on built form and from architecture by its focus on public space. This subject will introduce and critically analyse a broad range of conc...

  • Global Foundations of DesignABPL10004

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject was formerly known as Global Foundations of Architecture This subject will survey the history of architecture and urbanism from the beginnings of shelter to the end of the 17th century in the context of social, technical and environmental settings. It will include the architecture a...

  • Travelling Studio Tuhoe (New Zealand)ABPL90410

    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...

  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 ...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...