Leader: Michael Anderson
Caulfield First semester 2005 (Day)
Prato Second semester 2005 (Day)
Synopsis: This unit involves the introduction of issues concerning interior climate, acoustics, power supply, water supply, waste removal, (hydraulics), lighting, escalators/lifts. The issues of energy efficiency and ecological soundness and the basic science of these issues are covered as case studies examining their resolution in buildings
Objectives: On successful completion of this unit, students should be able to: 1.understand the range of service issues involved in interiors; 2.understand the effect of services on interior ambience and construction; 3.understand the basic science of the range of service technologies; 4.understand the elements of structural systems; 5.have knowledge of basic structural elements and constructions and their response to the application of forces; 6.be capable of analysing the behavior of structure; 7.appreciate a variety of major interior and small scale architectural examples utilizing structural concepts and systems; 8.understand and be able to apply the rules of occupational health and safety appropriate to the unit of study.
Assessment: Examination: 40%. Assignments: 60%
Contact Hours: 12 hours per week, including; 4 hours in lectures/tutorials and 8 independent study hours per week
Prohibitions: IAR2301 and IAR2304