Courses & Units

Building Technology in Design 8 KDA723

Launceston

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Introduction

This unit builds upon the practice and industry knowledge gained in KDA712 Professional Studies. The relationships between design, performance, and economics are considered in detail, through an exploration of a local development scenario. Both design and development strategies are examined in the specific context of the architect's legal and moral responsibility to their client, the profession and broader society. The economics associated with construction cost, project viability for sale or lease, as well as the design and documentation service and associated fees, are explored in detail.

A range of documentation issues are considered from the perspective of 'suitability for purpose', with the broader consideration of overall project viability remaining the primary focus.

Summary

Unit name Building Technology in Design 8
Unit code KDA723
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Technology, Environments and Design
Discipline Architecture & Design
Coordinator

Teaching staff

Dr Mark Dewsbury

Level Postgraduate
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 16/7/2018 10/8/2018 3/9/2018 21/10/2018

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2018 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2018 will be available from the 1st October 2017.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
2 2018: $1,148.00 2018: $2,243.00 040101

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Requisites

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Lectures, tutorials and studio/workshops.

Assessment

Three written and drawn assignments (20%, 30% and 50%).

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Textbooks

Required

Information about any textbook requirements will be available from mid November.

Recommended

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