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SRT257 - Building Environmental Studies 1

Unit details

Year2017 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Waterfront (Geelong)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Richard Tucker





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Contact hours:

1 x 2 hour class per week, 1 x 1 hour seminar per week.


SRT257 allows students to investigate the climatic and environmental factors that influence the design and construction of buildings in the context of ecologically sustainable development. Students will be introduced to tools to rate the energy use of simple buildings. A trimester long project requires multi-disciplinary teams of three to six (architecture and construction management students) to analyse and improve upon the resource efficiency of houses designed by local built environment professionals.


2 x individual wiki reports (25% each) 50%, individual reflection 10%, energy performance and re-appraisal (group) – video and wiki report – 40%

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