This unit examines typical residential scale construction with particular emphasis placed on building materials; their properties, historical relevance, development and application in common construction practices. Typical construction systems will be compared and evaluated including typical masonry, framing systems and composite systems for residential scale buildings applying Australian codes and standards.
Semester 2 | 2019
PRESCRIBED TEXT - BUILDING YOUR OWN HOME
A COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE FOR OWNER-BUILDERSHome builders can contribute in many ways to reduce the use...