Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Seminars and field trips equivalent to two lectures and one tutorial a week. |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None specified|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||Students may not gain credit for this subject and 702351 (ABPL30027) - History of Building Construction|
|Core Participation Requirements:||For the purposes of considering requests 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 Unit website : http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/|
CoordinatorProf Miles Lewis
ContactEnvironments and Design Student Centre
T: +61 3 8344 6417/9862
F: +61 3 8344 5532
|Subject Overview:||A historical study of the use of materials and the means of constructing buildings from antiquity on, but with special reference to the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, comparing equivalent materials and trades between cultures, and exploring the transmission of skills and techniques from one to another. Students will develop skills in the analysis of surviving buildings and archaeological remains, the use of specialised literature in the field, and other aspects of independent investigation and reporting.|
Drawn or written class exercises each week; and written submissions in week 5 and 9, with optional resubmission in week 12, to the equivalent of not more than 5000 words.
|Prescribed Texts:||None specified|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:||On completion the student should: |
Generic skills obtained are:
Master of Architecture |
Master of Architecture
Master of Planning and Design (Architectural History & Conservation)CW
Postgraduate Diploma in Planning and Design
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