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Subject details

  • Topics
    • Introduction to Heritage
    • Country in the Town
    • Heritage Regulations and Guidelines
    • Heritage Regulations and Legislation
    • Heritage Interpretation
    • Cultural Landscape
    • The Private Garden
    • Residential Landscapes
    • Landscape and active recreation
    • Landscape and passive recreation
    • Planning for local open space
    • Memorialising the Landscape
    • Industrial and Commercial Landscapes
    • Indigenous Heritage
    • Pastoral Heritage
    • Regional Landscape Settings
  • Study resources
    • Instructional Methods
      • Disscusion forum/Discussion Board
      • Online assignment submission
      • Podcasting/Leacture capture
      • Standard Media
    • Online Materials
      • Resources and Links
      • Printable format materials

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.
  • Assignment 1 - Evaluation Report (35%)
  • Assignment 2 - Workshop Exercises (30%)
  • Assignment 3 - Heritage site visit report (15%)
  • Assignment 4 - Quiz (20%)

Textbooks are subject to change within the academic year. Students are advised to purchase their books no earlier than one to two months before the start of a subject

No eligibility requirements

Special requirements

  • EquipmentDetails - Access to hardware: 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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