Subject details

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

  1. explain the evolution of landscape elements within western towns and cities
  2. explain the concept of heritage within its cultural context
  3. interpret the institutional setting within which planning decisions are made that impact upon landscape provision and heritage protection
  4. critically assess landscape and heritage quality
  5. present clear arguments in assessing landscape and heritage quality.
    • Introduction to Heritage
    • The Private Garden
    • Inhabiting Landscapes
    • Heritage Regulations and Guidelines
    • Heritage Regulations and Legislation
    • Heritage Interpretation
    • Cultural Landscape
    • Country in the Town
    • Landscape and active recreation
    • Landscape and passive recreation
    • Planning for Local Open Space (LOS)
    • Memorialising the Landscape
    • Indigenous Heritage
    • Pastoral Heritage
    • Regional Landscape Settings
  • Study resources

    • Instructional methods

      • Discussion forum/Discussion Board
      • Online assignment submission
      • Podcasting/Lecture capture
      • Standard Media
    • Online materials

      • Resources and Links
      • Printable format materials
      • Audio-Video streaming

In order to enrol in this subject, you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:

  • CUR-URP-MAS-2019
  • OUA-PSU-GCE-2019
  • CUR-PRM-MAS-2019
  • GRF-ART-DIP-2019
  • UNE-PRO-GCE-2019

Special requirements

  • EquipmentDetails - Access to hardware: camera, webcam, speakers and microphone

Examines the landscape and heritage character of urban areas. The role of urban and regional planning in heritage protection and landscape provision, including the evaluation of landscape and heritage quality.

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  • Presentation and Report (25%)
  • Activities (35%)
  • Major Project (40%)

Textbook information is pending.

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