Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2013.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2013:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
This subject is a quota subject and places are limited to 36. Selection will be based upon academic merit. 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.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 1 x 1 hour lecture per week and 1 x 3 hour workshop per week. |
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Admission to any of the following Melbourne School of Design programs:
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
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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
CoordinatorMr Hamish Hill, Prof Qinghua Guo
Environments and Design Student Centre
Ground Floor, Baldwin Spencer (building 113)
Phone: 13 MELB (13 6352)
This subject requires students to study and research construction and conservation methods of timber buildings and Gateways in Southern China, and to produce drawings and writings highlighting details of such buildings. Students are also required to produce virtual displays highlighting the chosen gateway, and possible alternatives, in their potential contexts.
On completion students should have a clear understanding of the construction techniques of southern Chinese timber gateways and knowledge of the requirements and methods of their conservation.
Gateway model, group work due week 2 - 10%.
Computer context modelling on A3 sheet, individual work due week 8 – 10%.
Journal covering construction and research topic, individual work equivalent to 2000 words, due 7th June - 40%.
Involvement in the construction and documenting of a full size timber gateway, group work throughout semester – 40%.
|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
Melbourne School of Design multidisciplinary elective subjects (without prerequisites) |
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