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Area/Catalogue
ARCH 5013

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
010355

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Art, Architecture and Design

Course aim

To introduce students to the theories, principles and practice of sustainable urban design that focus on functional, morphological and temporal dimensions of urban design.

Course content

Sustainable urban design processes and principles; ecological and urban evolutionary potential; mixed uses, designing for adaptability and incremental development; equity of choice and opportunity; equitable access - walking, cycling, wheelchairs, walking frames, and public transport. Collaborative teamwork; development of long NBE strategies and action plans; graphic and computer aided presentation of principles; evaluation techniques.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Lecture 1 hour x 12 weeks
Tutorial 2 hours x 12 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Critique 900 words 20% N/A
Group project 1600 words (or equivalent) 35% N/A
Essay 2000 words 45% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Course Coordinators

School of Art, Architecture and Design

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