Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
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: 9 wks x 2 hour lecture & 1 hour seminar (per week) plus 3 wks x 3hrs class presentations/seminar |
Total Time Commitment:
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||
A background knowledge of architecture, landscape architecture or urban planning is highly recommended.
Graphic skills are essential.
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
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
CoordinatorMs Yina Sima
Environments and Design Student Centre
Ground Floor, Baldwin Spencer (building 113)
The subject provides a critical introduction to the main theoretical concepts, urban models and design approaches that have shaped the practice of urban design through modern times.
It focuses primarily on those which have appeared as key published works and been generated by architects, landscape architects and planners to influence practice.
It emphasises links between eras (continuities and change), between ideas and practice, and between urban design and the wider landscape of ideas: special attention is paid to the influence of culture, the role and techniques of urban morphology, and the graphic representation/interpretation of concepts, models and places.
Students are expected to demonstrate:
Broadbent, Geoffrey. Emerging Concepts in Urban Space Design, 1990.
Carmona, Matthew et al. Public places - Urban Spaces: the dimensions of urban design, 2003.
Watson, Donald (ed). Time-Saver Standards for Urban Design, 2003.
Larice, Michael & Elisabeth Macdonald (eds). The Urban Design Reader, 2007.
Carmona, Matthew (ed). Urban Design Reader, 2007.
|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
Master of Urban Design
200 point Master of Architecture |
300 point Master of Architecture
Melbourne School of Design multidisciplinary elective subjects
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