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IAR1211

Faculty of Art and Design

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Art and Design
OfferedCaulfield Second semester 2010 (Day)

Synopsis

Principles of small scale architectural and interior construction as applied to interiors. Incorporation of services, structure, materials, basic materials science, construction methods and systems. The basic science of construction and building materials, the major types of small scale construction methods, the major materials used in small scale construction and interiors, and ways in which services are integrated into overall construction.

Objectives

On successful completion of this unit, students will:

  1. understand principal methods of small scale construction;
  2. understand major materials used in small scale construction and interiors;
  3. understand the integration of elements and systems used in the building of small scale constructions;
  4. understand the basic materials science of commonly used construction and interior materials.

Assessment

Examination: 35% Project: 50% Tutorial presentations: 15%

Chief examiner(s)

Richelle Doney

Contact hours

4 hours in class and 8 independent study hours

Prerequisites

DGN1001

Prohibitions

IAR1201, IAR2201