Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2013.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject is not offered in 2013.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: This subject runs as a field trip project at the end of Semester 2 every second year. It also has two ‘build’ components where students build full scale buildings, one at the Creswick campus and one interstate or overseas. |
Total Time Commitment:
120 hours, including studio time, seminars and site visits.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:|| |
702-450 Sustainable Tropical Housing (UG)
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
Environments and Design Student Centre
Ground Floor, Baldwin Spencer (building 113)
Phone: 13 MELB (13 6352)
This subject will introduce the principles for designing and constructing sustainable housing in the tropics. It addresses the effects of both sociological and technical issues and discusses affordability, liveability, environmental impacts, sociality and relationships between community networks and space. The first part of the subject addresses these issues on both a theoretical and case study basis while the second part takes this background material ‘into the field’ to address real life problems via the design studio (and where possible design and construct studios) in Southeast Asia or northern Australia.
On completion of this subject, students should be able to:
Assessment and submissions will be made progressively after return from the field trip.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Master of Architecture |
Master of Architecture
Postgraduate Diploma in Planning and Design
Energy Efficiency Modelling and Implementation |
Melbourne School of Design multidisciplinary elective subjects (without prerequisites)
Sustainable Cities, Sustainable Regions
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