Understanding Buildings 1 provides an overview of the building construction process. Focused on detached housing development, this subject introduces the stakeholders as well as the physical, legislative, and cost factors affecting development of a building. It investigates the component parts of a building and their functions in detail, as well as the construction sequence and methods adopted. Construction terminology is examined and spatial awareness and drawing interpretation is practiced.
|Faculty||Bond University College|
1. Identify the stakeholders and describe the physical, legislative, and cost factors affecting development of a building; 2. Describe and identify the component parts of a building (physically and on drawings) and their functions; 3. Recognise and describe the construction sequence and methods adopted to construct a building; 4. Produce hand drawn plans and elevations of a simple building; and 5. Apply construction terminology to communicate effectively.
Must be admitted into a Bond College Diploma Program.
This subject is not available as a general elective. To be eligible for enrolment, the subject must be specified in the students’ program structure.
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