University of Western Australia

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Architectural Technology 4

  • ARCT4430
  • Semester 1 (see Timetable)
  • 6 points
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This unit investigates the issues involved in the integration of various technical and construction systems in building as required by the NCC. A series of lectures highlights how the specific requirements of the NCC vary according to the class of building and how a variety of solutions is available to meet these requirements. Students consider the interaction of these technical requirements with aesthetic design intent; this balance is at the core of architecture.<br/><br/>Running parallel to the lecture program are site visits to buildings where students view the implementation of the NCC requirements in the construction detailing and the integration of building technology, and then... -- Course Website

Instructor: Assistant Professor Sophie Giles

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