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  • 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...

  • Environmental Design-ResidentialARCH30004

    Offered:Winter TermYear:2019

    Environmental Design- Residential prioritises the sustainable building design process and assessment tools used in the design of NCC class 1 – 2 buildings, which include standalone single dwellings and apartment buildings. The subject combines theoretical knowledge of the environmental performan...

  • Design Studio BetaARCH20001

    Offered:Semester 1Year: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...

  • 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


    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...

  • Human Environments RelationsABPL90322


    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...

  • 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...

  • Shaping the LandscapeABPL90271

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject explores landscape as three-dimensional design. Through a series of related design exercises it investigates and tests conceptual, metaphoric, structural and technical characteristics of landform manipulation and material application. Aspects of site grading, earthwork manipulation a...

  • Bower StudioABPL90356

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019Quotas apply

    The multi-award winning Bower Studio has been running for several years (see www.bowerstudio.com.au) and has teams of students travelling to remote and marginalised communities to consult, design and construct community infrastructure projects. To date we have designed and built projects ranging ...

  • MSD Minor Thesis Part 2ABPL90397

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Please refer to ABPL90396 MSD Minor Thesis Part 1