University of Technology Sydney

11304 House and Housing

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UTS: Design, Architecture and Building: Architecture
Credit points: 6 cp
Result type: Grade and marks


This subject is based around the analysis of the relationship between housing typology and the changing of the city, including the interrelationship between geography, layout, the landscape of public works, subdivision and housing types. It includes a survey of the changes to housing typologies and the city plan across time, analysis of urban and suburban housing types, a review and critique of histories and theories of urban design, urban history and the architecture of the city. It also comprises an introduction to the work of key architects and their contribution to the architecture of the housing and the city.