Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2012:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
This subject is a quota subject and places are limited. Students may provisionally enrol via the Student Portal, but places are not guaranteed until selection is completed. You will be notified in writing by the Student Centre if you are selected.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: There will be several classes prior to departure and upon return from Nanjing |
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Admission to any master's course offered by the Melbourne School of Design or approval from the subject coordinator.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
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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.
CoordinatorAssoc Prof Justyna Karakiewicz
Environments and Design Student Centre
Ground Floor, Baldwin Spencer (building 113)
Phone: 13 MELB (13 6352)
The speed of urbanisation in China is phenomenal and unprecedented in human history. It is comparable only to the Industrial Revolution, which totally changed the way we inhabit, work in and enjoy urban environments. Whether we like it or not, we are in the middle of extraordinary changes that may once again dramatically influence our way of life. Urban development is now also informed by climate change agendas and sustainability frameworks (China is the first country in the world to apply sustainability ratings to cities, not just buildings). Accordingly, the majority of innovations and experiments will endeavour to create more sustainable and resilient cities. In the past 60 years many mistakes have been made from which we can learn. Like a scientist in the laboratory who generates knowledge through a process of trial and error, we too must look back and analyse processes that influenced changes and promoted new ideas. This studio subject will look at recent morphological changes in two cities – Nanjing and Melbourne – and consider new alternatives to current development trends. Students will be asked to develop proposals for a city block in either Melbourne or Nanjing.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
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