- One Semester or Equivalent
On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning.
2021 teaching periods
|Higher Ed. Semester 2|
Last self enrolment:
Last withdraw without fail:
Aims and objectives
This unit covers the theoretical and critical analysis of architecture, cities, urban spaces and design practices. It explores existing and new methodologies and critical theories as applied to architecture and cities. This unit locates architecture and urban spaces within social, cultural, political, material, technological and creative practices.
Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
1. Develop, evaluate and present arguments relating key architecture and urban design theories.
2. Identify challenges and opportunities posed by operating in diverse and globally oriented settings.
3. Recognise the position and relationship of the first peoples of Australia to design practice in historical and contemporary contexts; and evaluate international standards of best practice working with Indigenous communities.
4. Communicate appropriately in written, oral, and graphical form to various audiences about design issues, development proposals and actions.
5. Work as a team member, with a commitment to shared goals, team processes and appropriate interpersonal skills.