IAR2601 - Constructions and environments 2 - 2018

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate - Unit

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Faculty

Art, Design and Architecture

Organisational Unit

Department of Architecture

Chief examiner(s)

Mr Sven Mehzoud

Coordinator(s)

Dr Matthew Bird

Unit guides

Offered

Caulfield

  • First semester 2018 (On-campus)

Prerequisites

IAR1602, OHS1000

Prohibitions

IAR2204, IAR2202

Synopsis

This unit will focus on the construction and design activities employed in the assembly and arrangement of materials for interior architecture projects. The incorporation of services within inhabited environments will be introduced, and explored by students through focused observation and project work.

Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will have the ability to:

  1. explain the basic principles influencing structural systems and their impact on construction
  2. understand issues of environmental sustainability in relation to the construction and servicing of interior architecture projects
  3. identify a range of service systems relevant to interior architecture and the basic principles underpinning these
  4. propose construction solutions as part of design development, including detail design
  5. understand and apply the rules of occupational health and safety appropriate to the discipline practice.

Assessment

100% Mixed Mode Assessment (includes progressive assessment and folio)

Workload requirements

12 hours per week including 3 contact hours and 9 hours of independent study or equivalent

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