This unit introduces students to the procedures, principles and methods of construction with particular focus on typical residential buildings. The unit provides a regulatory and scientific framework and practice of both quantitative and qualitative aspects of projects. The unit includes consideration of building design decisions, their impacts on both the natural and built environments, and the comfort conditions of their occupant(s). The unit forms the foundation for NBC2004 Building and Construction Studies unit.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
Reading materials will be provided in VU Collaborate.
This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):