units

IAR2303

Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture

Undergraduate - Unit

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6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Art, Design and Architecture
Organisational UnitDepartment of Architecture
OfferedCaulfield First semester 2013 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Mr Nick Braun

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

Outcomes

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
  5. be capable of analysing the behavior of structure
  6. appreciate a variety of major interior and small scale architectural examples utilising structural concepts and systems
  7. understand and be able to apply the rules of occupational health and safety appropriate to the unit of study.

Assessment

Examination: 40%. Assignments: 60%

Chief examiner(s)

Contact hours

12 hours per week, including; 4 hours in lectures/tutorials and 8 independent study hours per week

Prerequisites

Prohibitions

IAR2301 and IAR2304