SBS4113 Architecture & Buildings
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    QF Level: 4
    Credit Points: 3
    Year: 1
    Pre-requisite: Nil
    Co-requisite: Nil
    Module Aim(s): The module aims to encourage and inspire students to understand the important roles and functions of buildings together with their functional and environmental performance requirements. It also provides students an overview of the processes involved in building design, construction and commissioning. It also introduces the basic knowledge of building technology, building materials, and major building elements that have significant impacts on building and services design and operation.
    Objectives: On completion of this Module, students are expected to be able to:
    1. understand the basic forms, functions and major constituent elements for buildings;
    2. understand the basic properties of major building materials;
    3. understand the basic characteristics of building and building services systems;
    4. understand the basic environmental performance requirements of buildings through interactions of human and buildings;
    5. appraise the typical design, construction and commissioning processes of high-rise buildings; and
    6. communicate design ideas effectively in writing, verbally and graphically with various parties.
    Assessment Methods: Assignments (40%)
    Project (30%)
    Examination (30%)
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    | Created: Jul 2016 | Update: 9 Aug 2016 |