Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2014:October, 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.
Selection criteria: Academic merit. Should the number of applications for this subject exceed the number of places available, applicants will be ranked on the basis of a 300 word statement asking them to outline how they see this subject aligning with their broader educational goals. A panel of a minimum of two academic staff members will be involved in the selection process and selection outcomes will be recorded using a matrix of criteria.
For detailed information on the quota subject application process and due dates, refer to the EDSC Quota Subjects webpage: http://edsc.unimelb.edu.au/quota-subjects
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: This subject 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.
Admission into a course at the Melbourne School of Design.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
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702-450 Sustainable Tropical Housing (UG)
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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 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.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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Safety boots, safety glasses and ear muffs are required for workshop activities in this subject (to be provided by the student).
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