Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:June, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Monday to Thursday 9.00 am to 3.00 pm for two weeks
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 8 x 6 hour days |
Total Time Commitment:
Admission into a course at the Melbourne School of Design.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|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
Environments and Design Student Centre
Ground Floor, Baldwin Spencer (building 113)
This subject aims to bring together students who have an interest in the concept of “tradition” and is designed to give participants a detailed overview regarding the discussion of tradition and its particular relation and intersection with the built environment. More specifically, the seminar uses the discourses generated over the past twenty years in the various forums of the International Association for the Study of Traditional Environments (IASTE) as a platform to further the theoretical debates surrounding the concept of tradition in the built environment. Starting with more conservative approaches regarding the concept of traditional environments, variously framed as vernacular, indigenous or organic, this course will move into more critical investigations of the use of tradition in architecture and urbanism. The built environment will be the primary lens through which we will explore traditions and its manifestations in space.
On completion of the subject students should be able to:
|Prescribed Texts:|| |
"Traditions: The "Real", the Hyper, and the Virtual In the Built Environment" by Nezar AlSayyad, London: Routledge, 2014.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:|| |
Critical reading skills, research skills, essay writings, engagement with interdisciplinary works.
Master of Architecture |
Master of Architecture
Master of Urban and Cultural Heritage
200 point Master of Architecture |
300 point Master of Architecture
Melbourne School of Design multidisciplinary elective subjects
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