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Reading Architecture Globally

Undergraduate | CUR-BAS130 | 2024

Draw on themes inspiring the meaning, expression and symbol of architectural design that defines how people live, work and play.

Delve into theories, texts and examples of global and national works. Visit sites and document your observations.

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18 Aug 2024
Entry requirements
Prior study needed
13 weeks
Start dates
26 Feb 2024,
26 Aug 2024

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Reading Architecture Globally

About this subject

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

    1. identify key architectural histories and vocabularies through reading, research and observation, and record these using relevant written and visual forms
    2. critically analyse historical works of architecture and reflect upon own experiences of engagement with the built environment
    3. use a range of research techniques to develop skills in critical and analytical thinking and academic writing

Entry requirements

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-BAS130C (Not currently available)


Note: it is recommended to complete APC100 Academic and Professional Communication (or similar subject ensuring you are familiar with research and writing requirements) before undertaking this subject.

Additional requirements

  • Equipment requirements - Audio video equipment required.
  • Other requirements - Access to the Internet. Admission to degree may be required.

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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What to study next?

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

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