Negotiated Study - Seismic Design (ARCH7633)

Level: 
7
Credits: 
15 (0.125 EFTS)
Compulsory: 
No
Aim: 
To develop an architectural appreciation of the seismic design and construction context within which the New Zealand building industry and architectural/engineering practices operate. And to specifically review one convergent area within that context through a supervised 15-credit self-directed study.
Pre-requisites / Co-requisites: 
Students must be admitted to the Bachelor of Architectural Studies programme to enrol in this course.
Topics include: 

Seismic Design philosophy and it relationship to architects and architecture.
Seismic code development in NZ.
Seismic design approach and the 3 common architectural traps in seismic design.
Seismic design concepts
Ductility in concept, design and detailing. The role of architects and architecture.
Seismic retrofitting and heritage and historic buildings.
Selection of study topic and development of proposition; negotiation of Project Agreement; compilation of research; discussion and evaluation of material with supervisor; analysis of research; design and preparation of report.
Timetable: 
Choose your class for this course from the option(s) below. You will need to attend all the sessions in that class to complete the course. Where more than one class number is shown, choose one of them and attend all sessions within that class number. (Note: If a class is held in different locations at the same time, you only need to attend all the sessions in one of the locations.)
There are no classes on public holidays.

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Class: 1141. This timetable is currently unavailable.

Class: 8025. This timetable is currently unavailable.

Note: This course is offered as part of Bachelor of Architectural Studies.

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