|1.||Contextualize knowledge of both traditional and contemporary construction and building materials behaviour and their properties;|
|2.||Interrogate contemporary issues related to the choice and selection of sustainable materials for adequate performance, including life cycle analysis and recyclability;|
|3.||Critically analyse the application and installation requirements of construction and building materials and components in various environments and the most appropriate forms of construction for various building sizes and types;|
|4.||Critically evaluate structural and geotechnical design principles and characteristics for various construction forms and materials; and|
|5.||Exemplify effective and relevant interpersonal skills, including the ability to communicate effectively within the workplace and with the general public.|
|Case Study||Case Study: Traditional vs contemporary construction practices and building materials (1000 words)||20%|
|Assignment||Assignment: Sustainable materials in building construction (1500 words)||30%|
|Report||Report: Geotechnical and structural design (2500 words)||50%|
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