URBAN DESIGN PROJECT

PLA2PPA

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Students will focus on developing their knowledge, skills and practice in urban design and urban planning through a studio and design project. Using a series of practical case studies, urban strategic planning and design exercises and working in groups and individual modules, students take a leading role in developing plans and designs for urban settlements. Attention in the subject is given to establishing projects that deliver net community benefit.

SchoolHumanities and Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorKiran Shinde

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Available as ElectiveYes

Learning ActivitiesProject planning and reporting, presentation and reflective journal

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites 15 credit points of first year Planning and/ or Social Sciences subject or approval from the Coordinator

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Environmental land use planning and management

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorRandolph, J.

Year2004

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherISLAND PRESS

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Small town planning handbook

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorDaniels, T., Keller, J. and Lapping, M.

Year1995

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherAPA PLANNERS PRESS

ISBNN/A

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Urban Design

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorLang, J.

Year2012

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherTaylor & Francis

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Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Demonstrate critical understanding of Urban Design as a means to study places
02. Understand principles of urban design and their application to real-life settings
03. Identify, evaluate, and address urban problems using creative design interventions.
04. Develop capacity to undertake urban design projects as part of professional practice
05. Demonstrate high levels of written and visual communication skills in relation to urban design and planning

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKiran Shinde

Class requirements

Block ModeWeek: 10 - 22
Four 7.00 h block mode per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Field TripWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 d field trip other recurrence on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Case study of an award-winning project 1000 words maximum (excluding the graphic content -photos, maps, images)

N/AOtherIndividualNo25 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Individual portfolio (900 words equivalent)

N/APortfolioIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2

Group project (report and presentation) Final report is 3500 words maximum (excluding graphs, maps, images); Draft report is 1000 words maximum and this is to be used for making the final report.

N/AOtherGroupNo55 SILO2, SILO4, SILO5