Construction Technology 2

Description

This course examines the composite construction of buildings through the application and continuous demonstration of 'essential skills'. Elements of construction methods, techniques and detail will be integrated within the environmental and architectural context of the completed building.

Availability

Callaghan Campus

  • Semester 2 - 2015

Learning Outcomes

1. To select suitable materials for the different parts of a building based on their performance, sustainability, maintenance requirements and cost

2. To select structurally appropriate materials and construction techniques required by a building

3. To creatively explore the detailing principles and possiblities of composite construction

4. To understand the detail requirements of the composite construction of an external wall and roof

5. Develop an awareness of contemporary materials, construction methods and systems

Content

  • Overview of Construction Technology
  • Framed Construction
  • Masonry Veneer & Solid Masonry Construction
  • Steel Buildings
  • Special Linings and Details
  • Approaches to Detailing 1
  • Approaches to Detailing 2
  • Detailing Openings
  • Working Drawings
  • Detailing of the Outdoor Room
  • Kitchens and Domestic Service Spaces

Requisites

This course is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Design (Architecture or Bachelor of Construction Management (Building)(Honours) programs.

Assumed Knowledge

ARBE1101

Assessment Items

Practical Demonstration: Construction Details and Site Photographs

Practical Demonstration: Construction Model

Contact Hours

Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for 13 Weeks

Distance learning students will receive equivalent instruction through online or other distance education strategies.