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.
|Contact Hours: 4 hours per week
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Admission into one of the following courses:
MC-ARCH Master of Architecture
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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.
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CoordinatorDr Karen Burns
Environments and Design Student Centre
Ground Floor, Baldwin Spencer (building 113)
This subject surveys the ways in which architecture as a discipline and a profession influenced, reciprocated and sometimes shaped the changing ideological, social and political environment of the 20th century and after. It identifies key ideas and interventions at different scales ranging from domestic buildings to urban institutions and environments.
Who/what were the agents, organizations, projects and users – and what were their legacies?
Each lecture will link architectural movements and texts to built works and built environments focusing on specific examples and people that best illustrate key ideas.
The theme of each lecture will be formulated around the critical analysis of the legacy of these various orientations and their positive or negative outcomes or reception.
Students will examine modernist capital cities and capitol buildings in Asia and South America, postmodernism, regionalism, deconstruction and digital networks, sustainability and vulnerable environments and globalization.
Students are required to attend a minimum of 80% of classes.
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
It is recommended that ABPL90288 Architectural Cultures 1 be completed before commencing ABPL90289 Architectural Cultures 2.
Master of Architecture
300 point Master of Architecture
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