This unit aims to give students sufficient skill and knowledge of the various forms of building development that can be encountered in suburban settings, ranging from domestic building projects. In this unit students learn how to identify and use Federal, State and local council required codes and standards relevant to low rise and medium rise buildings and how to apply these mandatory constrains in building design from start of design process to building construction completion stage. They will learn how to develop construction details to respond to governmental mandatory requirement. They also learn about various building trades, professions and authorities involved in building design and construction and how they communicate and how this communication can be facilitated using project documentation.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):