This subject provides a descriptive overview of the building construction process focused on residential and small scale commercial development for those students from a non-built environment background. The topics covered include construction techniques, construction history, material analysis, site analysis, interpreting building drawings, practical analysis of sites and residential construction methodology, technical analysis of the construction process, codes and standards plus detailed analysis of methodology and terminology within the building industry.
|Faculty||Faculty of Society & Design|
1. Recognise and describe the various construction processes covered in the subject and the different kinds of materials used in the construction of buildings studied.
2. Recognise, explain and illustrate the major functional building elements commonly used in residential construction.
3. The ability to comprehend, interpret and analyse information presented on construction drawings and use the information to carry out the construction process from the initial site scrape to practical completion.
This subject is not available as a general elective. To be eligible for enrolment, the subject must be specified in the students’ program structure.
|Withdraw – Financial?||08/02/2019|
|Withdraw – Academic?||24/02/2019|
|Withdraw – Financial?||14/06/2019|
|Withdraw – Academic?||30/06/2019|
|Withdraw – Financial?||21/10/2019|
|Withdraw – Academic?||03/11/2019|