IAR2601 - Constructions and environments 2 - 2019

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate - Unit

Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.


Art, Design and Architecture

Organisational Unit

Department of Design

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Matthew Bird


Dr Matthew Bird

Unit guides



  • First semester 2019 (On-campus)


IAR1602, OHS1000


IAR2204, IAR2202


This unit will focus on the construction and design activities employed in the assembly and arrangement of materials for interior architecture projects. The incorporation of services within inhabited environments will be introduced, and explored by students through focused observation and project work.


Upon successful completion of this unit students will have the ability to:

  1. Explain the basic principles influencing structural systems and their impact on construction;
  2. Understand issues of environmental sustainability in relation to the construction and servicing of interior architecture projects;
  3. Identify a range of service systems relevant to interior architecture and the basic principles underpinning these;
  4. Propose construction solutions as part of design development, including detail design;
  5. Understand and apply the rules of occupational health and safety appropriate to the discipline practice.


100% in-semester assessment

Workload requirements

12 hours per week including 3 contact hours plus 9 hours of independent study, or equivalent.

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