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Undergraduate | CUR-BAS150 | 2024

Architectural Science in Context

Previously CUR-BAS210

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Unearth national and global environmental parameters impacting architectural decisions. Explore bonds linking climate with design, form and function. Consider structure, materials and construction methods of small-scale builds in local settings. 

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Study method
100% online
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Start dates
26 Feb 2024,
26 Aug 2024,
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Entry requirements
No ATAR needed,
No prior study
13 weeks

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Architectural Science in Context

About this subject

  • At the completion of this subject students will be able to:

    1. collect and analyse relevant information from regional, national and international examples of environmentally responsible design
    2. evaluate the impact of design decisions in terms of thermal, lighting and acoustic performance using appropriate technologies
    3. reflect upon the impact of design decisions and the relationship between the natural, human and built environment.

Entry requirements

No entry requirements

Equivalent subjects

You should not enrol in this subject if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:

  • CUR-BAS210 (Not currently available)

Additional requirements

  • Equipment requirements - Audio video equipment required
  • Software requirements - Software purchase required
  • Other requirements - Additional materials. Access to the internet.

Study load

0.125 EFTSL

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