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 evaluation, assessment and rating for sustainable and resilient communities, environmental management will be integrated with the issues of cultural heritage protection, management and theory.
Available in 2014
|Objectives||On completion of this course students should be able to:|
- Identify and apply environmental management principles in the construction/design process.
- Identify and apply concepts of evaluation assessment and rating for sustainable and resilient urban planning, design and construction.
- Document the importance of the issues of significance, authenticity and resilience in cultural heritage protection.
- Identify and apply concepts of cultural heritage management.
- Present written concepts and ideas.
|Content||- Environmental management principles|
- 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|
|Assumed Knowledge||ARBE1102 Construction Ecology 1|
|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||Lecture: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term|
Tutorial: for 1 hour(s) per Week for 10 weeks
|Timetables||2014 Course Timetables for ARBE2101|