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  • Modern Architecture: MoMo to PoMoARCH20003

    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...

  • Design Visualisation: Digital TechniquesARCH30005

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject brings together practical know-how and critical thinking around the field of digital visualisations of space using industry standard software. Building on the digital representational and design skills acquired in the pre-requisite subject, students will learn the principles of colou...

  • Design Studio DeltaARCH30001

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Underlying the undergraduate design course is the development of both design thinking and dexterity with tools and techniques. The focus of this design subject will be on generating design ideas, translating them into architectural forms, spaces, materials and programs. Students will learn how to...

  • Landscape Studio 2: Site and DesignABPL90176

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This studio follows a multi-objective approach in exploring the interrelation between site and design in landscape architectural practice. Site exploration and conceptual design aspects of site transformation are introduced, alongside 3D representation techniques.Emphasis will be given to a proce...

  • Urban Design TheoryABPL90017

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject explores contemporary theories and modes of critique relating to the design of the urban public realm. Emphasis is on how urban physical form responds to the economic, cultural, political, social, aesthetic and natural forces of an urbanised area. Assignments and class papers require...

  • Materials and StructuresABPL90324

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject is an introduction to engineering materials, statics, mechanics, and structural systems designed for students without a background in engineering, construction or building. It provides a general understanding of engineering materials and discusses how these materials are used in cons...

  • Architectural Conservation in East AsiaABPL90146

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject offers a comparative approach to architectural conservation in East Asia from an international perspective. The subject emphasises the mutually dependent relationships between conservation of historical buildings and preservation of traditional techniques and knowledge. Discussions w...

  • Performative EcologiesABPL90283

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject explores the principles of ecological systems. It will introduce basic ecological concepts and fundamental ecological systems, and their applications in landscape design. It will include plants and biomes, soils and water, spatial geometries, emergence, resilience, and the ecological...

  • GIS In Planning, Design & DevelopmentABPL90319

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019Quotas apply

    This subject introduces the concepts of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and its application in landscape architecture, urban planning and development. It will: introduce the origin and development of GIS respect to landscape architecture, urban planning and development;introduce basic GIS c...

  • Introduction to Urban Design & PlanningABPL20049

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    The subject introduces students to introductory skills relevant to the study and practice of urban design and planning. Building upon the broad understandings developed in the perquisite subjects that relate to the ways that urban designers and planners might successfully intervene in urban place...

  • MSD Thesis -Semester Long (25 Points)ABPL90067

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    ABPL90067 MSD Thesis - Semester Long (25 points) is designed to produce a 10,000 word critical exposition of knowledge, gained through the student's own efforts to demonstrate a sound understanding of a topic of their choice. Regular meetings will be held with a supervisor to allow students to ob...

  • Applied Heritage Conservation TechniquesABPL90385

    Offered:JulyYear:2019

    Students will gain a theoretical and practical overview of heritage conservation techniques. The subject will introduce students to the main conservation issues affecting built heritage in relation to both structural issues, as well as those impacting interior and exterior decorative finishes. St...

  • Energy & Carbon in the Built EnvironmentABPL90405

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Cities are responsible for more than 70% of energy use and associated greenhouse gas emissions. The operation of buildings alone represents around 40% of energy use in many developed economies. Reducing energy use and transitioning towards zero greenhouse emissions in the built environment is the...

  • Human Environments RelationsABPL90322

    Offered:JuneYear:2019

    This subject illustrates the body of work and research which links human behaviour to the design of the built environment. It explores the history of this research with a focus interactions between humans and the physical environment in education and health facilities. A case study approach is ta...

  • Research Thesis - PropertyABPL90362

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    The subject provides students with an opportunity to produce an ordered, critical exposition of autonomously gained knowledge, thus demonstrating proper understanding of the nature, development strategies and conventions of research work, with particular focus in their area of specialisation. Th...

  • Planning Theory and HistoryABPL90134

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Current practices of urban and regional planning have emerged as a human response to the range of circumstances surrounding settlements over time. This subject provides students with a grounding in the main theories of planning over the last two centuries as a means of understanding present-day p...

  • Property Data and ToolsABPL90398

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Property Data and Tools is focused on teaching students about changes in the urban built environment and property markets through a hands-on analysis approach.The main aims of this subject include: Identifying the impacts of policy, economic and social changes on the built environment; specifica...

  • Landscape MaterialitiesABPL90340

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    The subject engages with contemporary landscape architecture practice through guided investigation projects on materiality and technology. Students will select an area of interest from a list of nominated topics to investigate through research-design exercises. The subject emphasises exploratory ...

  • Master of Architecture Studio DABPL90143

    Offered:Summer Term, Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019Quotas apply

    This studio emphasises how successful architectural designs express ideas based in well-grounded, critical thinking, and on values manifest in visions of desired futures. Through design projects and analysis of seminal works, students will develop both design ideas for projects and architectural ...

  • MSD Minor Thesis Part 1ABPL90396

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This individual study based subject is a capstone option for the completion of the Master of Urban Planning. Students will be supervised by an academic throughout the research process. Discussions with a supervisor allow the student to obtain advice and guidance for completion of an independent s...