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SRA224 - Austral-Asian Architecture

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Waterfront (Geelong)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:


Unit chair:

David Beynon





Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

1 x 2 hour class per week, 1 x 1 hour seminar per week


This unit will investigate the social, material and symbolic role of architecture in traditional, changing, and contemporary Austral-Asian and Southeast Asian societies, developing an understanding of its social and philosophical underpinnings and an appreciation of its creativity. The unit will cover indigenous traditions and cultures, the influence of Hinduism, Buddhism and Islam, the effects of colonialism and imperialism, the relationship between architecture and postcolonial identity, and prospects for the future.


Group debate 20%, essay 40%, project 40%

Unit Fee Information

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

Unit fee information available soon

2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

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