SRQ462 - Building Cost Planning
|Year||2016 unit information|
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 2: Waterfront (Geelong)|
Trimester 3: Waterfront (Geelong), Cloud (online)
SRT351, SRE272 (students enrolled in S346, D364, D365)
Campus: 1 x 2 hour class per week, 1 x 1 hour seminar per week.
Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin. Students may also attend optional half day seminars at the Waterfront (Geelong) campus scheduled throughout Trimester 3.
This unit considers the principles of design economics applied to buildings and the role of cost planning during design development. Topics include the origins and purpose of cost planning and control, various techniques for estimating prices based on area, function, element, sub-element and composite work items, the effect of design constraints and variables on total building costs, the stages of design development, adjustment of historical prices and the accuracy of different estimating approaches. Life cycle costing, including the use of discounting in comparative situations, and its importance in the assessment of environmental sustainability are discussed in detail.
Two assignments (30% each) 60%, examination 40%. To be eligible to obtain a pass in this unit students must achieve at least 40% in the examination
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