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1272.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Education (ASCED), 2001  
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NARROW FIELD 0401 ARCHITECTURE AND URBAN ENVIRONMENT

ARCHITECTURE AND URBAN ENVIRONMENT is the study of the art and science of planning and designing public, commercial, industrial and residential buildings, and their interiors. It includes the study of planning and designing built environments.

The main purpose of this narrow field of education is to develop an understanding of the structural, aesthetic, operational and environmental aspects of building design, and the interaction between humans and the built environment.

Courses in Narrow Field 0401 Architecture and Urban Environment develop skills in:
. monitoring construction to ensure compliance with specifications
. preparing architectural scale drawings and specifications for design and construction
. devising and recommending land use and development options

This narrow field comprises the following detailed fields:

040101  Architecture
040103  Urban Design and Regional Planning
040105  Landscape Architecture
040107  Interior and Environmental Design
040199  Architecture and Urban Environment, n.e.c.



040101 Architecture

Architecture is the study of the art, science and techniques of building design. It includes utilitarian ends, such as the soundness of the structure, the functional and economic efficiency of the building, and aesthetic considerations.

Examples of subjects in this detailed field include:
. architectural construction and structures
. architectural rendering techniques
. architectural history and theory
. architectural design and practice


040103 Urban Design and Regional Planning

Urban Design and Regional Planning is the study of designing and planning towns and rural communities to meet the needs of the population.

Examples of subjects in this detailed field include:
. community planning
. urban and regional planning principles
. urban design
. land use planning
. urban land development
. social impact assessment


040105 Landscape Architecture

Landscape Architecture is the study of planning, designing and installing exterior environments with concern for functionality, practicality and human needs and requirements. It includes the design of parks and gardens integrated with the built environment.

Examples of subjects in this detailed field include:
. landscape design
. landscape planning
. landscape structures
. planting design
. urban landscapes


040107 Interior and Environmental Design

Interior and Environmental Design is the study of planning and designing interior environments of homes, offices, factories and other buildings with concern for functionality, practicality and human needs and requirements.

Examples of subjects in this detailed field include:
. interior building design concepts
. user centred design
. interior design material technologies

Exclusions:

Ergonomics. This is included in Detailed Field 061301 Occupational Health and Safety.
Heat, light and sound control. These are included in Detailed Field 030905 Building Services.


040199 Architecture and Urban Environment, n.e.c.

This detailed field includes all Architecture and Urban Environment not elsewhere classified.

Examples of subjects in this detailed field include:
. building conservation

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