Construction Methods A
Subject ABPL90286 (2015)
Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 3 hours per week |
Total Time Commitment:
Admission into one of the following courses
MC-ARCH Master of Architecture
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
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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 David O'Brien
Environments and Design Student Centre
Ground Floor, Baldwin Spencer (building 113)
Phone: 13 MELB (13 6352)
This subject explores the idea of construction as a process linking specific principles, materials, elements, systems and techniques strategically. Using a set of individual buildings as case studies, Construction Methods A will review and explain the physical anatomy of given technological types, emphasising parameters concerned with connectedness, stability, assembly and performance.
The objectives of the class are as follows:
Written and/or graphic submissions (e.g. tutorial exercises, class presentations, materials, construction or site reports, construction drawings and models) due from weeks 1 to 12 (totalling 100%) to the equivalent of 5000 words.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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On completion of this subject students will have the ability to:
Safety boots, safety glasses and ear muffs are required for workshop activities in this subject (to be provided by the student).
Master of Architecture |
300 point Master of Architecture |
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