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AIM707 - Introduction to Traditional Buildings

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Credit point(s):1
Offerings: Trimester 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:L Young
Note: Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.

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

2 illustrated reports x 2000 words, worth 35% each; Successful completion of 6 online quizzes, worth 5% each to total of 30%.

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$733$733$2110$2719

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
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