Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 1 x 2 hour lecture per week, 1 x 1 hour tutorial per week |
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|Recommended Background Knowledge:||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
CoordinatorDr Andrew Saniga
Environments and Design Student Centre Ground Floor, Baldwin Spencer (building 113)
Enquiries Phone: 13 MELB (13 6352) Website: http://edsc.unimelb.edu.au
A critical examination of the historical development of landscape architectural design, including the events, social influences and personalities involved, and the philosophies and theories that were developed. The formative evolutionary influences of natural and cultural factors as they shaped the contemporary landscape, and the development of public and private landscape architecture today are addressed.
On the completion of the subject students should be able to:
• demonstrate a broad knowledge of precedents for landscape design from ancient times to the present day;
• apply precedents used in a range of different kinds of designed landscapes through time to solve contemporary problems using comparative analysis, critical appraisal and fieldwork;
• identify and understand the formative cultural, natural, social, economic and political influences which have affected the careers of landscape designers and the design outcomes in the past.
800 word assignment. Due week 4, 5 or 6 (depending on tutorial scheduling). 20%
1200 word report. Due end of semester. 30%
1.5 hour examination (1600 words equivalent). Due during examination period. 40%
400 word fieldwork exercise Due in week 11. 10%
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This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
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On completion of the subject students should have developed the knowledge of comprehensive and critical reading and essay-writing abilities.
Bachelor of Environments |
Environments Discipline subjects |
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