Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2008.Search for this in the current handbook
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 hours intensive subject held in the first week of the mid-semester break; Non-contact time commitment: 84 hours |
Total Time Commitment: -
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||-|
|Subject Overview:||This subject provides a multi-disciplinary overview of the design of sustainable buildings and considers the design from an architectural, services engineering, facade engineering, environmental engineering and structural engineering, tenants and owners perspective. |
Topics include: ecological sustainable design, life cycle analysis, planning for sustainable buildings and cities, regulatory environment, barriers to green buildings, green building rating tools, material selection, embodied energy, operating energy, indoor environmental quality (noise, light and air), facade systems, ventilation systems, transportation, water treatment systems, water efficiency, building economics, and staff productivity.
A number of industry based case study examples will be introduced to complement the lectures.
|Assessment:||One two-hour written exam (40%), one written assignment of approximately 4,000 words or equivalent (60%).|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:|| |
On successful completion, students should be able to:
Master of Engineering Structures |
Master of Utilities Management
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