Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2012:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 72 hours: 2 x 3 hours of studios per week. |
Total Time Commitment:
240 hours total
The following subject or equivalent.
Study Period Commencement:
|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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CoordinatorDr Heike Rahmann
Environments and Design Student Centre
Ground Floor, Baldwin Spencer (building 113)
Phone: 13 MELB (13 6352)
One of the primary themes driving environmental thinking in the first decade of the 21st century is the concept of sustainability. For planners, designers, property specialists and others involved in production of space the principal issue arising from the aim for sustainable cities, landscapes and regions, what is sustainable practice?
This studio introduces the fundamental theories about the forms and processes that manifest sustainable environments (issues of urban form; species diversity; energy cycles and flows - materials selection and recycling; place theory)along with those that apply to decision making and implementation over the extended time frames.
Students will explore theories related to sustainable practice through their application to a design case. The case will be the vehicle for testing sustainability principles through a typical sequence of activities including environmental evaluation, site planning and design. Emphasis will be on advanced design and communication skills, and critical thinking
Progressive project work equivalent to 10,000 words in total comprising an assignment equivalent to 3000 words due in week 5 (30%) and an assignment equivalent to 7000 words due at the end of semester (70%).
|Prescribed Texts:|| |
Charles Waldheim (ed), The Landscape Urbanism Reader, Princeton Architectural Press, 2006.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Links to further information:||http://www.msd.unimelb.edu.au/how-to-apply/coursework/|
Master of Landscape Architecture |
Master of Landscape Architecture
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