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AIM707 - Introduction to Traditional Buildings

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Enrolment modes:(B, X)
Credit point(s):1
Offerings: Trimester 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:

L Young

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Content

Module 1: Traditional Building Materials, Techniques and Agents of Deterioration 1

  • Timber: Timber framed buildings and their cladding: slab, log, wattle-and-daub, weatherboard, other claddings eg: corrugated iron
  • Colonial period building styles

 

Module 2: Traditional Building Materials, Techniques and Agents of Deterioration 2

  • Masonry: Load-bearing structures and their constituents and finishes: pisé, cob, adobe, brick, stone; mortars and renders
  • Victorian period building styles

 

Module 3: Traditional Building Materials, Techniques and Agents of Deterioration 3

  • Roofing; windows; fittings
  • Interiors and decorative finishes
  • Federation and later period building styles

Assessment

Three assignments: 2x1600 words each 30% each, 1x1800 words 40%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Student Contribution Rate***Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$680$680$680$1950$2513

* Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2010
** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2009
*** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2008
**** Fee rate for students who commenced studies from 2005
***** Fee rate for students who commenced studies from 2006
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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Deakin University acknowledges the traditional land owners of present campus sites.

8th June 2007