University of Western Australia

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  • ARCT3030
  • not available in 2013 (see Timetable)
  • 6 points
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This unit introduces students to construction techniques of greater complexity, with an emphasis on structure, skin and building services. Topics include structural analysis, materials and sections; fire services and safety; hydraulic, mechanical, electrical, and communication systems, and the types and applicability of constructional systems. The unit inculcates an understanding of the integration of structures and services in medium- to large-scale buildings. The vehicle for this is a technical design project where students, working collaboratively, propose an architectural design concept for a large building on a given site; propose a structural solution and analyse it through the use... -- Course Website

Prerequisites: ARCT2030 Materials and Small Constructions, ARCT1001 Architecture Studio 1 and ARCT1000 Studio Fundamentals

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