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Sustainable Environmental Techniques (9779.3)

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

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    • Semester 2, 2018, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (178456) - View
    • Semester 2, 2017, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (164888) - View
    • Semester 2, 2016, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (162558) - View
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    Syllabus

    This unit addresses definitions, concepts and basic principles of environmentally and culturally sustainable design. Climate change and general crisis are introduced as contexts in which passive design, bioclimatic design, vernacular, and cultural values are discussed. The focus is on small to medium scale architectural projects. Australian and international environmental assessment tools and methods are introduced.

    Learning Outcomes

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

    1. Discuss basic principles of sustainable design;

    2. Apply basic sustainable principles to design of small to medium scale buildings; and

    3. Explain existing Australian and international environmental assessment tools for buildings.

    Contact Hours

    3 hours per week

    Prerequisites

    8335 Technology Laboratory OR
    10187 Built Environment Technology 1
    AND Obtained at least 24 credit points toward the degree.

    Corequisites

    None.

    Assumed Knowledge

    None.

    Incompatible Units

    8407 Sustainable Environmental Technologies

    Equivalent Units

    8407 Sustainable Environmental Technologies



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