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  • 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...

  • Master of Architecture Studio AABPL90284

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject provides an introduction to architectural space, in particular the transformation of measured space into place. Through an examination of different spatial systems, studio-based design projects and related exercises in spatial representation, students will develop rudimentary skills ...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • MSD Minor Thesis Part 2ABPL90397

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    Please refer to ABPL90396 MSD Minor Thesis Part 1

  • Urban and Cultural Heritage Minor ThesisABPL90382

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject is designed to produce a 10,000 word ordered, critical exposition of knowledge gained through the student's own efforts which demonstrates a sound understanding of a topic of their choice relating to urban and cultural heritage. Regular meetings will be held with a supervisor to allo...

  • Property InvestmentABPL90036

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject is a survey of investment decision-making in the context of property, with a focus on cash flows, return, and value. Property investments are surveyed with emphases on the analysis of commercial real estate and the theory and methods of investment analysis in respect to tax and finan...

  • Cities Without SlumsABPL90279


    This subject was formerly called Comparative Housing Policy and Services. Urbanization can be a generative force of our time. For the first time in human history, more people live in cities and towns than in rural areas. Around 56 percent of the world’s population is urbanized (2017 figures) and...

  • Project EvaluationABPL90030

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject was formerly called Project Evaluation and Management. This subject develops fundamental knowledge in the technical modeling and evaluation of projects’ feasibility, procurement strategies and outcomes, both in the public and the private sector. Topics covered include: capital forma...

  • Design WorkshopABPL30067

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    The subject will provide students with a working knowledge of at least three classes of design, decision-making and problem-solving approaches used in planning for future environments.Diverse approaches will be studied as three-week topic groups within the subject in workshops. Topic groups may d...

  • Landscape Detail DesignABPL90074

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject was formerly called Advanced Landscape Technology. This subject links the creative, practical and technical aspects of landscape architecture design process to construction by developing knowledge and skills that translate and communicate design into the language of construction doc...

  • Property SecuritisationABPL90034

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Topics covered include: Commercial property as an investment asset class in Australia; Property joint ventures, partnerships, trusts, funds and companies; Listed and unlisted REITs; Valuation and pricing of listed and unlisted property securities; Equity and debt financing; Taxation of property ...

  • Architectural TechnologyABPL90287

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject articulates and tests the idea of architectural design as a process where cultural and technological decision-making are intertwined. Teaching and learning activity starts with the analysis of technological means associated to architectural ideas and seeks to evaluate the implementat...