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Master of Architecture Studio C (ABPL90142)

Graduate courseworkPoints: 25On Campus (Parkville)

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Overview

Year of offer2017
Subject levelGraduate coursework
Subject codeABPL90142
Campus
Parkville
Availability(Quotas apply)
Summer Term
Semester 1
Semester 2
FeesSubject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

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 expressions of those ideas. Autonomous studio options will cover a range of project types including housing, public institutions and urban design, taught with an emphasis on architecture as idea, materiality or program. The studio will be vertically integrated with Architectural Design Studios D & E to ensure a wide range of choice and inter-level learning.

Intended learning outcomes

On completion of this subject, students should be able to:

  • Successfully create and resolve the design of a building of medium complexity
  • Evaluate results of their work in relation to the environmental and social context and their chosen intellectual traditions
  • Communicate a complex design vision in a clear and professional manner.

Generic skills

  • An understanding of ethical responses to issues.
  • Identification of emerging trends in practice.
  • Visual and oral presentation techniques.
  • Three-dimensional representation.
  • Critical thinking and analysis.
  • Capacity for independent thought and reflection.
  • Creative response to complex problems.

Eligibility and requirements

Prerequisites

Admission into one of the following courses:

MC-ARCH Master of Architecture (200 points)

OR

MC-ARCH Master of Architecture (300 point, entry point)
MC-ARCH3Y Master of Architecture (300 points)

plus all of the following subjects:

Code Name Teaching period Credit Points
ABPL90284 Master of Architecture Studio A
Semester 1
25
ABPL90285 Master of Architecture Studio B
Semester 2
25
ABPL90286 Construction Methods A
Semester 1
12.5
ABPL90287 Architectural Technology
Semester 2
12.5
ABPL90288 Architectural Cultures 1: Modernism
Semester 1
12.5
ABPL90289 Architectural Cultures 2:After Modernism
Semester 2
12.5

Corequisites

None

Non-allowed subjects

None

Core participation requirements

For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability

Assessment

  • A mid-semester jury review (critique) oral presentation equivalent to 100 hours of work demonstrating design output that may include physical models, drawings, written assignments, site analyses, journals and sketches. Worth 30%.
  • An end of semester jury review (critique) oral presentation equivalent to 240 hours of work building on work developed throughout the semester demonstrating design output that may include physical models, drawings, written assignments, site analyses and sketches. Worth 70%.

Hurdle Requirement: Students must attend 75% of studios

Quotas apply to this subject

Dates & times

  • Summer Term
    Principal coordinatorDonald Bates
    Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
    Contact hours2 x 3 hours studios per week
    Total time commitment340 hours
    Teaching period 3 January 2017 to 14 February 2017
    Last self-enrol date 8 December 2016
    Census date13 January 2017
    Last date to withdraw without fail 3 February 2017
    Assessment period ends20 February 2017

    Summer Term contact information

    Subject coordinator: Donald Leslie Bates donald.bates@unimelb.edu.au

    Senior tutor: Hing Wah Chau chauh@unimelb.edu.au

  • Semester 1
    Principal coordinatorDonald Bates
    Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
    Contact hours2 x 3 hours studios per week
    Total time commitment340 hours
    Teaching period24 February 2017 to 28 May 2017
    Last self-enrol date 3 March 2017
    Census date31 March 2017
    Last date to withdraw without fail 5 May 2017
    Assessment period ends23 June 2017

    Semester 1 contact information

    Subject coordinator: Donald Leslie Bates donald.bates@unimelb.edu.au

    Senior tutor: Hing Wah Chau chauh@unimelb.edu.au

  • Semester 2
    Principal coordinatorDonald Bates
    Mode of deliveryOn Campus — Parkville
    Contact hours2 x 3 hours studios per week
    Total time commitment340 hours
    Teaching period21 July 2017 to 22 October 2017
    Last self-enrol date28 July 2017
    Census date31 August 2017
    Last date to withdraw without fail22 September 2017
    Assessment period ends17 November 2017

    Semester 2 contact information

    Subject coordinator: Donald Leslie Bates donald.bates@unimelb.edu.au

    Senior tutor: Hing Wah Chau chauh@unimelb.edu.au

Time commitment details

340 hours

Additional delivery details

An enrolment quota of 64 applies to the Summer Term intensive. This quota applies to the combined enrolments in ABPL90142, ABPL90143 and ABPL90115.
Students will be selected into the subject as they self-enrol during the timely re-enrolment period. If the enrolment quota is exceeded, availability of additional places will be up to the Subject Coordinator’s discretion.
Any students enrolling after the quota has been reached will be withdrawn from the subject and advised of the alternative subjects available.
For detailed information on the quota subject application process and due dates, refer to the EDSC Quota Subjects webpage.

Studio class allocation process is done via a ballot, for further information please refer to the MSD Studios webpage

Further information

Related courses

Related majors/minors/specialisations

There are no specifically prescribed or recommended texts for this subject.

Last updated: 16 August 2017