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Area/Catalogue
ARCH 4045

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
101546

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

This class has not been
timetabled for year 2018.

Course aim

To develop students' understanding of a variety of environmental modelling methods demonstrating the relationship between the built environment, natural resource consumption, environmental impact and occupant comfort.

Course content

Students will develop knowledge of environmental modelling and building simulation tools for assessment of architectural projects relative to resource consumption, material attributes, thermal performance, quality of interior environments, and land use. Students will apply knowledge through the assessment of an architectural proposition and develop analytical and design skills in proposing alternative solutions towards sustainability in the built environment.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
ARCH 3028 Architecture and Ecology

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Lecture 2 hours x 6 sessions over 12 weeks
Computer Practical 2 hours x 6 sessions over 12 weeks
Tutorial 2 hours x 6 sessions over 12 weeks
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Lecture 2 hours x 5 days
Computer Practical 2 hours x 5 days
Tutorial 3 hours x 5 days

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Case Study Seminar Presentation 675 words 15% N/A
Sustainability Report Part 1: Assessment 1350 words 30% N/A
Sustainability Report Part 2: Recommendations 2475 words 55% N/A
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Case Study Seminar Presentation 675 words 15% N/A
Sustainability Report Part 1: Assessment 1350 words 30% N/A
Sustainability Report Part 2: Recommendations 2475 words 55% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.1250
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Course Coordinators

School of Art, Architecture and Design

Degrees this course is offered in

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