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  • Property Markets and ValuationsABPL90274

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This Masters level subject is designed to introduce the fundamental concepts required for understanding how property markets function and/or operate, as well as the basic valuation techniques required for determining the value of real property. It serves both the new 300 point Master of Property...

  • Building Services and OperationsABPL90032

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    The focus of this subject lies in the integration of services and energy efficient strategies into the fabric of the building and its construction process. After introductory material on environmental quality and energy related issues, the subject provides students with knowledge in the field of ...

  • Advanced Planting DesignABPL90173

    Offered:Winter TermYear:2019Quotas apply

    This is a studio-based subject that develops advanced skills in the theory and practice of planting design. Through a series of design exercises, a range of topics are progressively explored including: three-dimensional design principles and formal aesthetic considerations of planting design;the...

  • Advanced Construction TechnologyABPL90010

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject investigates technological topics in building materials, components, systems and methods that normally require input from specialist trades and/or the adaptation of common practice to highly-bespoke design proposals. Focus is given to construction technologies where significant desig...

  • Architecture Design Studio: FireABPL30037

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    The subject is the capstone subject for the Architecture major in the Bachelor of Environments. It is intended that the subject will integrate previous coursework in the major. The core of the undergraduate design sequence is the development of both design thinking and dexterity with tools. The f...

  • AA Visiting School UndergraduateABPL30063

    Offered:JulyYear:2019Quotas apply

    This subject is a two week intensive design studio held typically on the first two weeks of July. The workshop will be run by visiting staff from the Architectural Association, School of Architecture, UK as well as teaching staff from MSD. The subject introduces students to contemporary digital d...

  • Construction SchedulingABPL90323


    Through an introduction to details of construction scheduling techniques and use of professional scheduling tools, this subject articulates the clear processes of logical development of time program for construction activities in projects. Real-life case projects are used for students to explore ...

  • Architecture Design Studio: SparksABPL30058

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject is the 12.5 point capstone subject for the Architecture major students who commenced the Bachelor of Environments program prior to 2013. It is intended that the subject will integrate previous coursework in the major. The core of the undergraduate design sequence is the development o...

  • Landscape Studio 3: Urban Open SpaceABPL30042

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    The focus of this studio will be on the production of a design for an urban open space. It will introduce a range of precedents, principles, and practices for urban landscape design.

  • Property Case StudiesABPL30059

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This is a final year Bachelor of Environments subject, undertaken in a seminar studio based environment. It consolidates students’ prior learning of property concepts and principles, property markets, property valuation, statutory planning, feasibility and investment evaluation and finance. Featu...

  • Master of Architecture Studio BABPL90285

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject provides an introduction to architectural design resolution, that is, methods of integrating design concepts, spatial definition, program, context, and technology. Through precedent research and design projects, students will gain an understanding of established typologies, respond t...

  • Regenerative SustainabilityABPL90272

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    The majority of sustainable practices are pursued within the ‘mechanistic’ or eco-efficient orientation of sustainability where measurement and reduction is the primary focus. This subject turns the sole focus of ‘doing less harm’ on its head, and proposes a radical new direction for sustainable ...

  • Twenty-first Century ArchitectureABPL90117

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject offers a broad introduction to contemporary theories and methods used in the production and critique of architecture in the context of current practice. Architectural concepts such as program, diagram, transparency, tectonics, materiality, and ornament will be explored along with the...

  • Property Law (PG)ABPL90041

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Overview of the legal system in Australia: The concept of property and ownership in AustraliaComparative land policyThe general law and the Torrens land registration systemsThe legal nature of land: improvements, fixtures and chattelsEncumbrances: easements, restrictive covenants, rightCo-owners...

  • Fundamentals of Built Environment LawABPL90290

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    An introduction to the principles and legal concepts that apply to the built environment professions and how this law develops and changes. The subject covers: the fundamentals of common law;liability in tort law for injury or loss caused to other people or their property;legally binding contrac...

  • Advanced Cost ManagementABPL90129

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Successful project development depends on pro-active cost management from feasibility through to design, tender and construction, to the completion and useful life of the project. This subject examines applications of economics, management, law and statistical techniques to construction cost econ...

  • Introduction to Transport and Land UseABPL90077

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject was formerly called Transportation, Land Use and Urban Form This subject examines the linkages between transport systems and the growth and form of urban regions. It introduces the theories linking transport systems to the urban footprint, and reviews some empirical analysis of thos...

  • Construction Methods AABPL90286

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject, running intensively in Week 5 of Semester 1 at the University of Melbourne's Dookie campus, explores the idea of construction as a process linking specific principles, materials, elements, systems and techniques strategically. Using a set of individual construction types as case stu...

  • The Economies of Cities and RegionsABPL90246

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject explores planning and policy making for productive and competitive urban settlements by investigating the economic drivers, activities, and interrelationships of cities and regions. You will examine how making and moving of goods, services, and jobs shapes the vitality, structure and...

  • Complex Building Energy ModellingABPL90153

    Offered:JuneYear:2019Quotas apply

    The subject teaches how to use two modelling approaches to investigate and communicate complex and innovative environmental solutions for energy efficient building design. Led by experienced software users from industry and from software manufactures, this course will allow students to specialise...