2020 unit information
Classes and seminars in Trimester 2/Semester 2, 2020 will be online. Physical distancing for coronavirus (COVID-19) will affect delivery of other learning experiences in this unit. Please check your unit sites for announcements and updates one week prior to the start of your trimester or semester.
Last updated: 2 June 2020
Students enrolled in S700 and S711 must enrol in campus mode
Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
1 x 2 hour class per week, 1 x 2 hour seminar per week.
Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin, plus 5 x 1 hour online seminars per trimester.
The building sector has significant potential for climate change adaptation and mitigation. This unit investigates contemporary building design in the context of its environmental responsibilities. Building design, building structure, envelope, services, fit-out and environmental technology as well as the impact of building occupants are evaluated holistically with regard to climatic suitability, resource usage and occupant comfort.
These are the Learning Outcomes (ULO) for this Unit
At the completion of this Unitsuccessful students can:
Evaluate the influence of building design, occupantsclimate and context on the environmental performance and quality of a building.
GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilitiesGLO4: Critical thinkingGLO5: Problem solving
Evaluate the functionality, potentials and limitations of different concepts or systems of a building.
Holistically integrate systems or concepts considering, project specific requirements and interactions.
GLO4: Critical thinkingGLO5: Problem solving
Research, synthesize and critically analyse information as a basis for assessment.
GLO3: Digital literacy
Effectively communicate environmental assessment and outcomes.
These Unit Learning Outcomes are applicable for all teaching periods throughout the year
The assessment due weeks provided may change. The Unit Chair will clarify the exact assessment requirements, including the due date, at the start of the teaching period.
The texts and reading list for the unit can be found on the University Library via the link below: SRT750 Note: Select the relevant trimester reading list. Please note that a future teaching period's reading list may not be available until a month prior to the start of that teaching period so you may wish to use the relevant trimester's prior year reading list as a guide only.
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