Architectural Technology and Making - 2016

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Unit summary

BAS240

  • Level of Study: Undergraduate Level 2
  • Study load: 0.125 EFTSL
  • Delivery method: Fully Online
  • Prerequisites: Yes
  • Duration: 13 weeks
  • Government loans available: FEE-HELP, HECS-HELP
  • Availability for 2016: SP1 , SP3
  • Availability for 2017: SP1 , SP3
  • Assessment: Assignment 1 - Project work (20%) , Assignment 2 - Project work (30%) - Learn more

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2016 Fees
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Domestic 1,114.00
HECS 1,114.00
International 1,364.00

Architecture and Making. Relationship of methods of construction, integration of structural principles, services and selection of materials in the design process of small scale architecture.

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At the completion of this unit students will be able to:

  1. collect and synthesise relevant information for constructional design of a project
  2. integrate and apply knowledge of construction, materials, services and structure into the design of a project
  3. use appropriate methods to communicate knowledge of construction, materials, services and structure in the design of a project.
  • Assignment 1 — Project work (20%)
  • Assignment 2 — Project work (30%)
  • Report (20%)
  • Test (30%)

Mandatory prerequisites

You must have successfully completed the following unit(s) before starting this unit:

If you have completed equivalent study at another university, please contact a Student Advisor for advice.

In order to enrol in this unit, you must be accepted into one of the following courses:

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This unit addresses the following topics.

NumberTopic
1Fundamentals of climate control
2Sewerage and drainage
3Hot and cold water
4Gas and storm water
5Elements of mechanical services
6Elements of mechanical systems
7Leading edge mechanical systems
8Vertical and horizontal transportation systems
9Understanding indoor lighting systems

This unit is delivered using the following methods and materials:

Instructional Methods

  • Discussion Forum/Discussion Board
  • Online assignment submission
  • Podcasting/Lecture capture
  • Standard Media
  • Web links
  • Wikis

This unit is a core requirement in the following courses:

This unit may be eligible for credit towards other courses:

  1. Many undergraduate courses on offer through OUA include 'open elective' where any OUA unit can be credited to the course. You need to check the Award Requirements on the course page for the number of allowed open electives and any level limitations.
  2. In other cases, the content of this unit might be relevant to a course on offer through OUA or elsewhere. In order to receive credit for this unit in the course you will need to supply the provider institution with a copy of the Unit Profile in the approved format, which you can download here. Note that the Unit Profile is set at the start of the year, and if textbooks change this may not match the Co-Op textbook list.
This unit does not have a prescribed textbook(s).

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