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AIM707 - Introduction to Traditional Buildings

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:L Young
Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Note: You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

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
$769$769$2250$2900

* 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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8th June 2007