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Architecture and Culture Research Topics and Methods

Postgraduate | CUR-MAA401 | 2024

Build up an understanding of the theory and history that informs architectural practices in urban environments.Reflect on how cultural considerations underpin an architect's decision-making process. Explore the interplay between city and climate.

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Enrol by
17 Nov 2024
Entry requirements
Part of a degree
13 weeks
Start dates
26 Feb 2024,
25 Nov 2024

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Architecture and Culture Research Topics and Methods

About this subject

  • At the completion of this subject students will be able to:

    1. critically analyse and communicate First Nations world view and practices around Caring for Country drawing on relevant disciplinary knowledge
    2. communicate orally and in writing, appropriate to the discipline and the principles of academic integrity
    3. evaluate and synthesise design principles for developing economically sustainable built environment that puts an equal emphasis on health and well-being outcomes for Country
    4. examine and apply Indigenous cultural practices and research methods specific to First Nations social, cultural and environmental built environment design

Entry requirements

Part of a degree

To enrol in this subject you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:


  • CUR-MAA-MAS-2024 - Master of Architecture


  • UNE-PRO-GCE-2024 - Graduate Certificate in Professional Practice
  • CUR-FAST-MAS-2024 - Fast track your Curtin on campus study (Postgraduate)
  • OUA-PSU-GCE-2024 - Postgraduate Single Subjects

Equivalent subjects

You should not enrol in this subject if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:

  • CUR-MAA400 (Not currently available)

Additional requirements

  • Equipment requirements - Audio video equipment required
  • Other requirements - Access to the Internet

Study load

0.125 EFTSL
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

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Related degrees

Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following courses

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Master of Architecture

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