ABPL30042 Landscape Studio 3: Urban Open Space

Credit Points: 12.5
Level: 3 (Undergraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2017:

Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.Show/hide details
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period 27-Feb-2017 to 28-May-2017
Assessment Period End 23-Jun-2017
Last date to Self-Enrol 10-Mar-2017
Census Date 31-Mar-2017
Last date to Withdraw without fail 05-May-2017

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 4 hours per week
Total Time Commitment:

170 hours


One of the following subjects :

Study Period Commencement:
Credit Points:
Not offered in 2017
Not offered in 2017
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge:
Study Period Commencement:
Credit Points:
Semester 1, Semester 2
Semester 2
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 Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.

It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability


Dr Sidh Sintusingha


Email: ssint@unimelb.edu.au

Subject Overview:

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

Learning Outcomes:

On completion of this subject the student is expected to:

  • Develop a basic understanding of urban and landscape design theory;
  • Develop creative responses to land planning and design problems in city and suburban areas;
  • Develop representational skills for urban landscape design;
  • Develop a basic understanding of policy for urban regions and its implications.

  • Group design project (equivalent to 800 words), due week 5, (20%)
  • Individual design project (equivalent to 3,200 words), due week 12 or after (80%)
Prescribed Texts: None
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:

Students will be expected to extend their:
• Critical and spatial thinking;
• Spatial analysis and design;
• Ability to represent analysis and design concepts graphically and textually;
• Oral presentation skills.
• Team work skills.

Related Majors/Minors/Specialisations: Architecture major
Bachelor of Design Elective Subjects
Environments Discipline subjects
Landscape Architecture
Landscape Architecture major
Non- allowed Breadth Subjects within the Bachelor of Design - relating to specific majors
Restrictions for Breadth Options within the Bachelor of Environments - relating to specific majors
Urban Design and Planning major

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