Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.
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This subject is not offered in 2012.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 3 hours per week |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|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.
Environments and Design Student Centre
Ground Floor, Baldwin Spencer (building 113)
Phone: 13 MELB (13 6352)
This subject studies the formative aspects of post-World War II architectural design and architectural theory. The social, theoretical and aesthetic aspects of practice in the Bay Region of California, Los Angeles, Great Britain, Scandinavia, Spain, Italy, Greece, Mexico and South America, Holland, Japan and Australia during the 1950s are examined. Concepts of monumentality and regionalism, the emerging critiques of modernism, brutalism, the writings of Team 10, issues of ornament and self-expression, conflicting attitudes toward the notion of history, reformist approaches to urbanism and mass housing, and the influence of architectural journals during the 1950s are investigated.
Projects, seminar paper and exercises to the equivalent of not more than 5000 words.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of the subject students should have developed skills in research, critical analysis and writing, and some experience with group work.
Master of Architecture |
Master of Architecture
Master of Design (Heritage)
Architectural History |
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