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  • Healthy CommunitiesABPL90022

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    In recent years, there has been a greatly increased interest in the impacts of the built environment on health and wellbeing. At present, spatial inequalities in regards to access to jobs, affordable housing, social services, and healthy food results in a greater burden of disease for particular ...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Contract ManagementABPL90335

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject examines the principles and procedures for effective contract management from both clients’ and contractors’ perspectives. Practices and techniques of planning and managing a contract through to a successful conclusion are presented. Topics include: development of legal framework for...

  • The Shaping of Urban DesignABPL90316

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    The subject is an introduction to the contemporary technical tools and urban models that are required in the practice of urban design. The theoretical focus is on contemporary techniques and models that have been generated by architects, landscape architects and planners. It emphasises links bet...

  • Urban Precinct StudioABPL30060

    Offered:Semester 2Year: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...

  • Principles of Heritage and ConservationABPL90282


    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;...

  • 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...

  • Installations and HappeningsABPL30069

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Installations and Happenings forms part of the Event Design specialisation. This subject explores the potential of small-scale events and temporary spatial interventions to reimagine public spaces. From street art, pop-up parks, temporary installations, guerrilla gardens and street performances,...

  • Urban and Landscape HeritageABPL90075


    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...

  • MSD Research Project Short (12.5 Points)ABPL90066

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    ABPL90066 MSD Research Project Short (12.5 points) is designed to produce a 5,000-word ordered, critical exposition of knowledge gained through the student's own efforts, demonstrating a sound understanding of a topic of their choice. Regular meetings with a supervisor allow the student to obtain...

  • Design InternshipABPL30068

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Students enrolled in this subject will complete a minimum 10 day or equivalent (paid/unpaid) placement with an external organisation that is related to the student’s chosen major within the Bachelor of Design or The placement should draw on specific discipline skills associated with the course of...

  • Visual CommunicationsABPL20048

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This elective subject in the Environments degree will help students understand, digest and communicate visual information. Students will be trained using clear and concise methods to become visually literate using creative information skills and techniques which will be taught to create and shape...

  • 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...

  • Landscape PracticeABPL90048

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject covers the documentation and professional practice responsibilities involved with the development of landscape architectural projects and related disciplines.  

  • Architectural PracticeABPL90140

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    The course is intended to introduce students to and cover the Architects Accreditation Council of Australia. (AACA) National Competency Standards for Architects (NCSA) related to Architectural Practice. The NCSA covers a wide range of learning objectives related to Architectural Practice. This in...

  • Procurement MethodsABPL90327

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    The subject exposes students to construction procurement in a broad sense, by articulating and examining the legal and functional links between multiple contracting parties in project delivery. Different procurement methods with their associated contract types are introduced, and the theories and...

  • Master of Architecture Studio EABPL90115

    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 ...

  • Issues and Techniques in Global HeritageABPL90355


    An introduction to current issues and techniques in the field of cultural heritage globally. It will survey differing philosophies and challenges being faced in the documentation, interpretation, support and management of conservation and cultural heritage of buildings, landscapes, sites and citi...

  • Measured Drawings & Digital HeritageABPL90020

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019Quotas apply

    This is a hands-on subject which introduces students to the process of documenting an historical building for the purpose of archive and publication. Students will have opportunity to learn all the skills required to complete the subject, including measuring techniques, architectural drawing (han...