20 Credits SPRING

Co-requisites: CIV3204, CIV3206

Aims/Description: The Integrated Design Project (or IDP as it is more commonly known) is a series of linked modules running for 14 weeks of the spring semester. The aim of these modules is to give you the opportunity to experience the engineering design process by working on proposals for redevelopment of a real brownfield site located in Sheffield. At the start of this 5 week long module, known as IDP Part 1, you will take part in a master-plannning exercise, giving you the opportunity to develop various skills whilst working collaboratively with students from the University's School of Architecture. You will build on the above master-plannning exercise in subsequent parts of the module/project, which involve engineering development of a scheme considering stakeholder requirements, through option identification and evaluation, to the production of design calculations and drawings. Accordingly, you will consider the overall concept/scheme design, where ability to consider and integrate a wide range of issues is more important than detailed design calculations.

Staff Contact: Jon Carr
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars, Tutorials, Fieldwork, Independent Study
Assessment: Group Project

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