Environmental and Technological Systems in Architecture 2 - 2016

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Unit summary

BAS340

  • Level of Study: Undergraduate Level 3
  • 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: Report1 (50%) , Report2 (50%)

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

This unit was previously known as BAS340 Environmental and Technological Strategies in Architecture.

Construction, environmental and management strategies for application in the design of moderately complex, medium scale, medium rise architectural projects. Understand and apply the written and drawn communication skills, organisational skills and decision making processes required for professional practice. This unit integrates directly with Architectural Design and Technical Integration Studio and Materials.

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

  1. identify appropriate construction, environmental and management strategies for application in a design in an architectural project in an urban context
  2. evaluate construction, environmental and management strategies required at different stages of design
  3. integrate appropriate construction, environmental and management strategies into a design project
  4. assess the interdisciplinary roles in a design project and apply teamwork skills in decision making.
  • Report1 (50%)
  • Report2 (50%)

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.

  • Broadband access
  • Other special requirement — Provide an email address

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

Please visit the course details page and read the Requirements tab for more information about eligibility.

This unit addresses the following topics.

NumberTopic
1Contexts and systems
2The horizontal
3The vertical
4The skin
5Regulations
6Coordination
7Communication

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

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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