Measured Drawing

Subject ABPL90020 (2012)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.

Credit Points: 12.50
Level: 9 (Graduate/Postgraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2012:

Semester 1, 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

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: One introductory lecture followed by tutorials and fieldwork equivalent to one hour of lectures and tutorials per week
Total Time Commitment: Not available

Admission into the Melbourne School of Design.

Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
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 Miles Lewis


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

Phone: 13 MELB (13 6352)

Subject Overview:

Preparation of measured drawings of an approved building or structure to prescribed standards.

On completion of the subject students should be able to:

  • achieve competence in the surveying and presentation of buildings to publication / architectural standards.


None specified


A suite of measured drawings and the associated field notes to the equivalent of 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 of the subject students should have developed the following skills and capabilities:

  • Ability to accurately record existing conditions.

  • Ability to obtain dimensions by indirect means.

  • Ability to synthesize measurements to represent a structure in three dimensions.

  • Ability to represent a structure in accordance with objective drawing conventions.

  • Advanced drafting and/or CAD skill.

Related Course(s): Master of Architecture
Master of Architecture
Master of Design (Heritage)
Postgraduate Diploma in Planning & Design (Arch.History & Conservation)

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