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Built Environment Technology 2 (10188.1)

Level: Undergraduate Second Year Level
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 2
Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Design
Discipline: Discipline of Built Environment and Design

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  • Winter Term, 2017, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (173984) - View
  • Semester 1, 2017, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (169370) - View

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Syllabus

In this unit students will be looking at small to medium scale buildings and structures, their architecture, construction, structural, environmental characteristics, and site investigation. Integration of building services requirements into structural design and construction of small to medium scale buildings and structures are analysed. Students demonstrate application of materials in construction through precedence analysis, experimentation and documentation. Students will apply appropriate Australian standards and building codes and illustrate these through technical documentation.

Learning Outcomes

After successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

1. Demonstrate appropriate building system selection for small to medium scale buildings and structures.

2. Demonstrate knowledge of material properties and selection for building and architectural applications.

3. Demonstrate an understanding of the impact of historic precedence on contemporary construction.

4. Examine architectural and construction parameters in order to understand how structure, building services, and environmental performance integrate.

5. Apply relevant Australian standards and building codes.

Assessment Items

Contact Hours

3 hours per week

Prerequisites

Digital Environment, 8330 AND Built Environment Technology 1, 10187 OR Technology Laboratory 8335

Equivalent Units

8397 Architecture Technology 1



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