Environmental and Technological Systems in Architecture
Identify suitable construction, environmental and management systems for low-rise, medium-sized clear span builds. Collect and integrate data to assess best fit. Design documents for moderate-scale rise and density construction.
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- 01 Jun 2020
- 30 Nov 2020
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At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- identify appropriate construction, environmental and technological systems for application in the design of a medium scale, clear span project
- synthesise information relevant to construction, environmental and technological systems required at relevant stages of design of a moderately complex medium scale project
- evaluate and integrate appropriate construction, environmental and technological systems in a medium scale, clear span project
- work collaboratively to produce design development documents for a moderately complex medium scale project.
- Cladding Systems
- Long Span Roof Systems
- Tilt Slabs
- Thermal Insulation
- Air Conditioning Systems
- Hydraulic Services
You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:
Level 3 subjects normally assume an introductory level of prior knowledge in this area e.g. from studying related Level 2 subjects or other relevant experience. Ensure all Level 2 subjects have been completed.
- EquipmentDetails - Access to hardware: webcam, speakers and microphone.
This subject explores construction, environmental and technological systems for medium scale, clear span architectural projects. Utilising different methods of architectural communication, students are engaged in the production of design development documents. Work integrated learning is incorporated through authentic learning activities focused on design decision making and documentation that simulate real world projects and workplaces.
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- Case Study (50%)
- Portfolio (50%)
Textbooks are not required.
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