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|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:September, - 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: Not available
Entry to the Melbourne School of Design or approval from the subject coordinator.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||
Students who have completed:
702444 (ABPL40031) - Building Sustainability (UG)
are not permitted to undertake this subject.
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorDr Dominique Hes, Ms Clare Newton
ContactDominque Hes and Clare Newton
|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.
|Objectives:||On successful completion, students should be able to: |
|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|
|Links to further information:||http://www.abp.unimelb.edu.au/environments-and-design-students/melbourne-school-of-design-students.html|
Master of Architecture |
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