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Architectural Computing and Digital Media

Digital Architecture
Generative Architectural Design
Parametric Modelling
Digital Design Generation
Building Information Management (BIM)
Architectural Animation

Architectural History and Theory

Twentieth Century history and theory
Contemporary architectural theory
Australian architecture
East Asian architecture
European architecture
Urban history and theory
History and theory of sustainable architecture

Heritage Conservation

Landscape conservation
Conservation of render and decorative plasterwork
Fa├žade retention
Conservation of 19th and 20th Century architecture
Social and aesthetic values in heritage
Acknowledging and evaluating the social and aesthetic values of heritage landscapes
Urban places and their assessment in World Heritage terms


Aboriginal housing
Student housing
Homeless youth
High-rise housing for the elderly
Medium density housing
Measurement of local and regional economic impacts
Regional development and planning
Computer applications in planning and measuring housing need
Allocating government resources for low income housing