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  • Craft in Traditional Asian ArchitectureABPL90336

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    This subject requires students to study and research construction and conservation methods of East Asian timber buildings, and to produce drawings and writings highlighting details of such buildings. Students are also required to produce virtual displays highlighting the chosen structure, and pos...

  • Professional Practice InvestigationABPL90264

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    The subject recognizes that strategic management is a key factor for the successful management of design practices. The subject will introduce students to basic concepts and theories in organisational theory, innovation and corporate strategy. Using these concepts students will be forced to think...

  • 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...

  • 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, ...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Unliveable Berlin StudioABPL90297

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019Quotas apply

    Unliveable Berlin is a University of Melbourne design studio, organised and run by Michael Roper (Director, Architecture Architecture). This studio will take a group of masters students from architecture, landscape and urban design to the ANCB Metropolitan Laboratory in Berlin where they will exp...

  • The Architecture of Wishful ThinkingABPL90124

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject will explore utopian architecture and planning projects based on political idealism, wishful thinking and the prospects of technology. What does technology contribute to the creation of a modern utopia? Is technology the key to a democratic society without poverty and class warfare? ...

  • Compositional AnalysisABPL90121

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Students will undertake a series of drawn analyses of chosen architectural works to identify compositional tactics, to interpret architectural theories and the ideological and philosophical positions of particular architects.

  • 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 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...