RETROFITTING & CONSERVATION OF BUILDINGS
2006/2007, Semester 2
School of Design and Environment (Building)
Modular Credits: --
Objective - This module covers the key aspects of the management and technology of the retrofitting and conservation of buildings. Topics - Retrofitting: Criteria influencing the decision to retrofit; determining scope of works; procurement systems; contract documentation; planning and scheduling techniques; technologies for retrofitting works; management of retrofitting works. Conservation: Statutory and planning considerations; condition survey and assessment of buildings; technologies for conservation works; management of conservation projects.
Prerequisites: Nil Preclusions: Nil
Continuous assessment: Project, assignments, tutorial - 30% Final examination - 70% Examination mode - Open Book
2 lecture hours per week.
1 tutorial hours per week.
0 lab hours per week.
1 hours for projects, assignments, fieldwork etc per week.
6 hours for preparatory work by a student per week.