Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture

Monash University

Undergraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2015 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

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FacultyFaculty of Art, Design and Architecture
Organisational UnitDepartment of Architecture
OfferedCaulfield Second semester 2015 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Ms Liz Watt


This unit integrates the work undertaken in IAR1211 and IAR2204 and uses example studies to develop understanding and demonstrate competence in detailing and specifying construction and materials for a range of common interior construction contexts. This unit includes a number of set projects which require students to detail and specify construction and material to a professional standard, sufficient for construction and briefing of the specialists. Site visits relevant to the projects are undertaken.


On successful completion of this unit students will be able to:

  1. demonstrate competency in detailing and specifying construction and materials for a range of common interior construction contexts
  2. be capable of meeting Building Code of Australia, Australian Standards, and other regulatory requirements
  3. have the ability to undertake a costing
  4. have the ability to provide a management plan for the construction of an interior
  5. understand the components of contracts and contract documentation
  6. have a knowledge of the range of technical data sources available for construction and materials
  7. observe and employ occupational health and safety principles and rules appropriate to studio practice.


Written assignments: 100%

Workload requirements

12 hours per week, including 4 class hours and 8 independent study hours.

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Chief examiner(s)


Must have passed all units in OHS1000 and IAR3115 and IAR2204