Unit

School Of Engineering

Building 1Western Sydney University Unit Code: BG101A.1

Discipline: BUILDING SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 1

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Philip Love


Equivalent Units
300706 - Building 1

Teaching Periods
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About this Unit
In 2010 this unit replaced by 300706 - Building 1. This unit provides students with an overview of building regulations and construction techniques with an emphasis on low rise residential buildings; techniques of surveying land and buildings. Content: General process, local council, building regulations, permits, professions, players and makers, constraints (environmental and regulation), construction process (foundations, footings, framing, structure, cladding, services), history (architectural styles, economy), structural elements (bracing systems), envelope, surveying.



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