University of Cape Town
Cape Town, South Africa
Area of Study
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
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Host University Units24
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units6
Hours & Credits
OverviewThis course aims to develop an understanding of materials, components, assembly systems, and generic details applicable to composite construction systems and small framed structures in reinforced concrete and steel. In addition the course aims to develop an awareness of materials and construction as an informant of design at the scale of 2 - 4 storey buildings with basements, and of the link between design development and detail resolution, both in precedent of architectural merit and in the student?s own design development work, based on studiowork projects. An understanding of 2d and 3d graphic representation of building assembly is included.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.