Construction Ecology 2
|Course code ARBE2101||Units 10||Level 2000||Faculty of Engineering and Built EnvironmentSchool of Architecture and Built Environment|
This course explores the modern built environment through the impact of construction and design decision-making at a global, national and local level. Elements of evaluation, assessment and rating for sustainable and resilient buildings and communities, environmental management will be integrated with the issues of cultural heritage protection, management and theory.
Available in 2014
|Objectives||On successful completion of this course, students must be able to:|
- Solve problems using environmental management principles relevant to the Built Environment.
- Evaluate the effectiveness of environmental evaluation/rating tools used in decision making for sustainability.
- Make decisions about the protection of cultural heritage through the examination of the importance of its significance, and authenticity.
- Apply cultural heritage management principles to develop a plan for the management of a cultural property.
- Express in written media supported by an appropriate referencing technique.
|Content||- Environmental management principles|
- Concepts of BIM in supporting sustainability
- Evaluation for sustainable urban planning, design and construction.
- Sustainable evaluation and assessment concepts and methodologies.
- Introduction to building environmental rating/assessment tools.
- Concepts of resilience and resilient communities.
- Introduction to life cycle assessment.
- Introduction to cultural heritage protection and the Burra Charter.
- Cultural heritage protection and ESD: the role of cultural heritage in environmental protection.
- Significance, authenticity, tangible and intangible values in cultural heritage classification.
- Principles of cultural heritage management.
|Replacing Course(s)||Not applicable|
|Modes of Delivery||Distance Learning : IT Based|
Flexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning
|Teaching Methods||Case Study|
Email Discussion Group
Problem Based Learning
Self Directed Learning
|Contact Hours||Tutorial: for 1 hour(s) per Week for 10 weeks|
Lecture: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
|Timetables||2014 Course Timetables for ARBE2101|