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  • Nagoya Host StudioABPL90338

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    This studio is part of a series involving students from Melbourne and Nagoya Universities that explore urban structures and component built forms in the two cities: these arise from two cultural paradigms, and design/planning approaches. The method is to select and focus upon urban scale elements...

  • Digital: Craft, Design and MakeABPL90373

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    This subject offers an integrated understanding of digital design thinking, skills and technology through design and making process. This subject runs as an intensive design workshop environments where students is introduce to contemporary digital tools and design workflow. This is tested through...

  • Robin Boyd StudioABPL90354

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    The Robin Boyd Foundation's Walsh Street design studios explore the public role of an architect. They provide an opportunity for students to be better equipped theoretically and practically and to develop critical thinking around architectural design in an urban context and the role of good desig...

  • Experiences in IndustryABPL90308

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject examines the industrial behaviour of a variety of firms active in the construction market through exploring the experiences and reflections of key industry representatives. This will include examination of features related to the feasibility, design, construct, commissioning and oper...

  • Issues in TechnologyABPL90328

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    Shifting focus every year, depending on the currency of specific topics and the opportunities presented to undertake in-depth analyses of issues of relevance in construction, this subject gives students the opportunity to insert an ad-hoc and by-and-large experimental element in their curricula, ...

  • Landscape Studio 2: Site Plan & DesignABPL20040

    Offered:Not offered inYear: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...

  • Investment and Finance for PropertyABPL20052

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    The module considers the nature and operation of investment markets with a focus on three major asset classes; shares, bonds and property. It looks at the characteristics of these different investment options, especially in terms of the risks and returns associated with each. The module also intr...

  • Principles of PropertyABPL20031

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This is the first core property subject for the Bachelor of Environments Property Major. It introduces students to the basic principles and business concepts of Property, through examination of the underlying drivers of commercial Property Development and Property Investment, the underlying syste...

  • History of Landscape DesignABPL10006

    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...

  • City Lights: Cities, Culture and HistoryABPL90280

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject explores the histories not only of particular cities but also more broadly the historical development of spatial and social features of cities. Elements developed over time in both Australian and international urban areas are countenanced with a view to understanding how these have w...

  • International Property Development AABPL90038

    Offered:Not offered inYear: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...

  • Speculative SystemsABPL90147

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This seminar explores technology in relationship to nature, culture and design. Its core goal is to critically consider future design practice and values, knowledge, skills, communities, learning behaviours and forms of resistance that are of relevance to future practitioners. The seminar engage...

  • GeoDesign Models & ApplicationsABPL90374

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    GeoDesign is an emerging field in which the analytical rigor and methodological strategies of geospatial sciences are being fused with the forward thinking, creativity, and graphic capabilities of landscape architecture, urban planning and design. This subject explores geodesign models and applic...

  • Construction Industry Studies - PropertyABPL20051

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Modern-day, sophisticated property professionals, in their roles as key advisers, developers or investors, are required to lead and / or act in close collaboration with a wide range of other professionals in the analysis and management of property development and property investment projects. Pro...

  • Architecture as SpectacleABPL90369

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject considers the production of architecture in the age of commodification. It considers the place of architecture in a world that is growingly preoccupied with the visual and the culture of consumerism. It reflects on how such a world conceives, experiences and consumes architectural de...

  • City FuturesABPL20045

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    What is the future of the polis? Exploration of past and present conditions of urban ordering and development inform understanding of 21st century challenges for cities and urban societies. This subject critically examines imagined city futures from historical and contemporary perspectives, incor...

  • Introduction to Architectural DesignABPL30065

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

     This subject is not available except to enabling students in E-ABP (Enabling Course - Architecture, Building & Planning) This foundation studio offers an introduction to both architectural and spatial design and to the specific pedagogical and cognitive attributes of studio teaching.  The s...

  • Urban Precinct StudioABPL30052

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    The focus of this studio is on the development or redevelopment of a precinct-scale site. Students will undertake site investigations and prepare analysis that will lead into developing a vision for the precinct and a related urban design and planning framework. The future imagining of the precin...

  • Visions and Agendas in ArchitectureABPL90403

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject introduces an ongoing study of theories and polemics for architectural design from early modern times to the present. Figures such as Le Corbusier, Walter Gropius, Sigfried Giedion, Robert Venturi, Manfredo Tafuri, Kazuo Shinohara, and Rem Koolhaas are introduced and examined. The su...

  • Construction Cost Planning and EconomicsABPL30056

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject examines the financial management of construction at the pre-contract stage including the practice of the professional quantity surveyor. This subject aims to give students the knowledge of the processes involved in establishing and maintaining client’s budget at the design stage. It...