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Popular Architecture and Design (ABPL90151)

Graduate courseworkPoints: 12.5On Campus (Parkville)

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Overview

Year of offer2019
Subject levelGraduate coursework
Subject codeABPL90151
Campus
Parkville
Availability
Semester 2
FeesSubject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

This seminar will explore the aesthetics of popular material culture in the everyday. A diverse range of topics, theories, and bodies of work in the field will be introduced and discussed. Students will develop an appreciation of popular or everyday art, architecture and design, and also gain an understanding of how these things may inform their own design work.

At the conclusion of this subject students will develop an appreciation of popular or everyday art, architecture and design, and also gain an understanding of how these things may inform their own design work.

Intended learning outcomes

At the conclusion of this subject students will develop:

  • an appreciation of popular or everyday art,
  • architecture and design, and
  • also gain an understanding of how these things may inform their own design work.

Generic skills

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

  • Identify key theories and issues in the field of popular material culture;
  • Engage in critical debate about the use of vernacular form;
  • Utilise an understanding of everyday aesthetics in design work.

Last updated: 3 April 2019