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Landscape Architecture Design 5 (11038.1)

Level: Level 3 - Undergraduate Advanced Unit
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 2
Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Design
Discipline: School of Design and the Built Environment



    Students will undertake a major design research project in this studio that explores current issues and challenges that are faced in urban and suburban Australia. The project requirements include the establishment of defendable design solutions to suit environmental, social, political, and other issues. Projects will explore design as a process of articulation and refinement informed by theory, strategy and judgement to address social spaces and associated structures that provide education, leisure, convenience, rest, recuperation, indulgence and competition. Symbolism and meaning in design precedent, contextual and cultural parameters where environmental and social sustainability are investigated.

    Learning Outcomes

    After successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

    1. Demonstrate an ability to research a range of topics, demonstrating the ability to understand and apply key ideas;

    2. Employ appropriate and creative methods to analyse, interpret, and represent space and place;

    3. Analyse and identify design and planning issues and opportunities in Australian cities; and

    4. Generate innovative and practical designs at the conceptual level, and develop those designs to a professional level.

    Contact Hours

    Three hours of on-campus research, lectures, site visits, presentations and studio work per week.


    11033 Landscape Architecture Design 2.



    Assumed Knowledge


    Incompatible Units

    9982 Graduation Studio (Landscape).

    Equivalent Units


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