Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 3 hours per week |
Total Time Commitment: 144 hours per semester
|Prerequisites:||Enrolment in the 200 or 300 point Master of Landscape Architecture.|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None specified|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None specified|
|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.
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CoordinatorDr Margaret Grose
ContactEnvironments and Design Student Centre
T: +61 3 8344 6417/9862
F: +61 3 8344 5532
Constructed ecologies engages with the key principles of ecology as a fundamental requirement for landscape architectural practice. The focus is on ecosystem function at various scales.
Typical topics include habitats, biodiversity, urban greening and urban ecology, changing rural ecologies, stormwater design strategies, brown field remediation, and environmental history informing landscape architecture.
The course will address case studies from around the world as illustrations of ecological principles informing design. A range of environments with differing ecological issues or systems will be explored in a field trip outside of Melbourne.
|Assessment:||Assessment will be to the equivalent of 5000 words and includes: |
Adelson, G et al (2008) Environment: an Interdisciplinary Anthology. Yale University Press, New Haven and London.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Master of Landscape Architecture |
Master of Landscape Architecture
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