10 Credits AUTUMN

Cannot be taken with: ARC316, ARC317, ARC318, ARC319, ARC321
Pre-requisites: ARC107, ARC108, ARC126, ARC155, ARC175, ARC207, ARC208, ARC275

ARC107, ARC108, ARC207, ARC208, ARC126, ARC155, ARC175, ARC275 and ARC226

Co-requisites: ARC375, ARC476

Aims/Description: The module investigates the technology and environment of buildings, mainly at medium-scale and also introduces the technology of urban-scale environments. It consists of component lecture courses: Sustainability, Lighting, Acoustics and Management Practice Law. 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. This includes: environmental impact of specifications, sustainable technologies, infrastructure and aspects of comfort. The management component covers the Building Regulations, Construction Contracts, CDM, Health and Safety. The module provides knowledge required in level 4 studio work and in architectural and engineering practice.

Restrictions on availability: Yes, unit is restricted to students on the Dual Structural Engineering and Architecture MEng

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

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