Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.
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This subject is not offered in 2014.
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Total Time Commitment:
25 hours per week (including studio contact time of 6 hours)
Admission into the MC-URBDES Master of Urban Design or the MC-DESURBD Master of Design (Urban Design)
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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)
This subject covers an introduction to a range of urban design issues and design approaches which may include: the scope, opportunities, complexities and responsibilities of urban design; urban design issues, elements and systems: analytical and design skills for generating and testing alternative approaches to the urban design development of specific sites; the role of urban design within a given spatial, social, economic and political context.
Students will undertake a series of studio- exercises in the first half of semester leading to a major urban design proposition and the development of that proposition for end of semester assessment.
The studio sessions are augmented with lectures and seminars in other subjects devoted to current urban design practice and theory.
Assignments during semester and a final design submission, equivalent to 10,000 words.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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At the end of semester students will demonstrate the following:
Master of Design (Urban Design) |
Master of Urban Design
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