10 Credits AUTUMN

Cannot be taken with: ARC307, ARC357, ARC377

Pre-requisites: N/A

Co-requisites: ARC325, ARC375

Aims/Description: The module investigates the technology and environment of buildings, mainly at medium-scale, in the context of the wider urban environment. It consists of component lecture courses: Sustainable Design, Lighting, Acoustics, and Structures. The emphasis is on the integration of the different aspects of building technology with each other and with architectural and engineering design in its entirety. The module provides knowledge and skills required in level 3 studio work and as partial preparation for architectural and engineering practice.

Restrictions on availability: Module can only be taken by students on ARCU103 and CIVU12. These modules cannot be studied at the same time: ARC307, ARC357, ARC377

Staff Contact: Ranald Lawrence
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Independent Study
Assessment: Course work

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