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Subject details

  • Topics
    • City of Experience
    • The Urban Text
    • Communication
    • Reviews / Examples
  • Study resources
    • Instructional Methods
      • Audio/Video conferencing
      • Disscusion forum/Discussion Board
      • Online assignment submission
      • Standard Media
      • Streaming Multimedia
      • Web links
    • Online Materials
      • Resources and Links
      • Printable format materials
      • Online Assessment
      • Audio-Video streaming

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

  1. identify, study and apply methods of research to investigate existing urban contexts and sites
  2. formulate and communicate urban design processes and data sets from local and international sources
  3. communicate the Urban design project through production and presentation of drawings and models
  • Assignment 1 - Portfolio (30%)
  • Assignment 2 - Investigate Analysis (40%)
  • Assignment 3 - Conceptual Design (30%)

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

Entry Requirements

You must either have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this unit, or currently be enrolled in the following subject(s); or enrol in the following subject(s) to study at the same time or prior to this subject:

Special requirements

No special requirements

Students will investigate techniques of ideation and methods to develop and present an urban design solution based upon the analyses and understanding of urban contexts being studied in the co-requisite Urban Design Research Studio.

Work Integrated Learning will be incorporated throughout the subject by using a mode of teaching where design activity will take place in workshop situations/ on sites/ simulation of the real world project.

Please Note:  If it’s your first time studying a Curtin University subject you’ll need to complete their compulsory ‘Academic Integrity Program’. It only takes two hours to complete online, and provides you with vital information about studying with Curtin University. The Academic Integrity Program is compulsory, so if it’s not completed your subject grades will be withheld.

Find out more about the Academic Integrity module.

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