|1.||Critically analyse the fundamentals of building design and construction processes including building components and systems and services in the context of the contemporary construction industry and its challenges;|
|2.||Critically review real world scenarios and propose building and construction solutions relevant to sustainable urban development, design for sustainable development, the reuse of buildings and building materials, the durability of materials, and the minimisation and disposal of construction waste;|
|3.||Deconstruct the role and responsibilities of a building surveyor and extrapolate these to a known or unknown building construction context;|
|4.||Validate a good understanding of energy efficiency design principles, including the application and assessment of performance-based design solutions; and|
|5.||Exemplify a thorough understanding of the professional and ethical responsibilities and practices of a building surveyor/certifier.|
|Assignment||Assignment 1: Fundamentals of building design and construction||20%|
|Case Study||Case Study: Contemporary construction industry||20%|
|Assignment||Assignment 2: Energy efficiency design principles||60%|
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