Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2013.
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This subject is not offered in 2013.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Two lectures and one tutorial per week. |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
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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)
A study of some formative aspects of Near Eastern and European architecture and urbanism from ancient origins to the late Middle Ages. Detailed studies of various periods within this broad spectrum are made, exploring issues of spatial organisation, construction, architectural theory, architectural grammar, and their physical, social and economic contexts. The European tradition in the design of the built environment is explored, by establishing an overall cultural framework within which an individual building or place can be located and assessed; and by the development of skills in information gathering and critical synthesis, essay and report writing, and visual and oral presentation techniques required for the independent interpretation of these insights
An essay, class papers, exercises (drawn or written), equivalent to not more that 3000 words (50%); a visual test (15%), and a two-hour examination (35%)
In this subject a pass requires a mark of at least 50% in total and at least 40% in each of the two main components. The two main components are:
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To be advised.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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On completion of the subject students should be able to:
On completion of the subject students should have developed the following skills and capabilities:
Master of Architecture |
Master of Architecture
Master of Design (Heritage)
Postgraduate Diploma in Planning and Design
Melbourne School of Design multidisciplinary elective subjects (without prerequisites) |
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