Landscape Studio 4: Landscape Design

Subject ABPL90170 (2011)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.

Credit Points: 25
Level: 9 (Graduate/Postgraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:

Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period not applicable
Assessment Period End not applicable
Last date to Self-Enrol not applicable
Census Date not applicable
Last date to Withdraw without fail not applicable

Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 2 x 3 hour studios per week
Total Time Commitment: 84 hours within class; total 240 hours
Prerequisites: The subject below or equivalent, or enrolment into the 200 point Masters of Landscape Architecture.
Study Period Commencement:
Credit Points:
Corequisites: None specified
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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Prof Gini Lee


Environments and Design Student Centre
Ground Floor, Baldwin Spencer (building 113)

Phone: 13 MELB (13 6352)

Subject Overview:

This subject was formerly called Studio 3: History.

This studio offers advanced investigations of landscape architectural design. Studio options will vary from year to year and may include design investigations that focus on theory; materiality and detailing; digital media; heritage and conservation.

Objectives: Objectives will change from year to year depending on studio offering. Refer to generic skills.

Progressive project work equivalent to 10,000 words in total.

  • Assignment 1 equivalent to 3000 words due in week 4 (30%);
  • Assignment 2 equivalent to 2000 words due week 8 (20%);
  • A final assignment equivalent to 5000 words due at the end of the semester (50%).
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:
  • Written, verbal and visual presentation of ideas;
  • Use of sketches, diagrams and models to analyse, design and communicate;
  • Ability to analyse social and cultural contexts;
  • Information gathering and critical synthesis;
  • Creative response to complex problems.
Related Course(s): Master of Landscape Architecture
Master of Landscape Architecture

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