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ARBE2101 Construction Ecology Assignment Help
This unit explores the modern built environment through the impact of construction and design decision-making at a local, national and global level. Elements of evaluation, analysis, and rating for sustainable and resilient buildings and communities, environmental management united with the problems of cultural heritage protection, and management and theory.
a. Introduction to, discussion of and debate of the UN’s ‘Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
b. Applicability of the SDGs to the design and structure of the future built environment
c. Assessment of sustainable urban planning, design, and construction to assist the SDGs
d. Applicability of the SDGs to the protection and conservation of the historic environment
e. Environmental management principles in the construction industry
f. Introduction to cultural heritage protection and the Burra Charter
g. The role of cultural heritage in environmental protection in Australia
h. Introduction to building/urban environmental analysis/rating tools
i. Principles of cultural heritage management
j. Importance, authenticity, tangible and intangible values in values in cultural heritage classification.
Course Learning Outcomes
After successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
a. Understand the growth of and need for the UN SDGs
b. Address a sustainability issue/s in the built environment with an applicable solution/s and relate to SDGs
c. Appreciate the relationship between the SDGs and improving the built environment in Australia
d. Make decisions about the maintenance of cultural heritage take on current practices and relate to SDGs
e. Express in written media supported by an applicable referencing technique
There are an online quiz and two assessable projects. Each assignment is explained in detail below:
Project 1: Short Essay
Project 2: Professional Report
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1. Online Quiz
Objective-After successfully completing this assignment, students should be able to understand the development of and need for the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals
Description-This is an online multiple-choice quiz to test your knowledge and understanding of the SDGs.
2. Project 1- Short Essay
Objective-After successful completion of this assignment, the students will be able to make decisions about the retention of cultural heritage adopting practices of the present time and relate to SDGs.
Express in written media supported by an applicable referencing technique.
Description-In this assessment, you’ll be provided some key issues regarding protection, conservation, management and the SDGs that will the basis of your essay. The essay is to be an argument/discussion for or against the proposition presented by the issue. It is to be explicit and logical supported by correctly referenced sources to justify what you have discussed.
The problem scenario is completely described in the Coursework Briefing document within the assessments tab in Blackboard and should need no further clarification. You may need to make assumptions or ‘educated’ guesses on any material that you believe to be missing. If this is the case you’re to justify/explain these assumptions.
This assignment refers to particular qualities of written work containing clarity and conciseness of style, the structure of argument, identification of issues, depth of analysis, evidence of critical and relevant reading, integration of interpretations and so on. The report should achieve the objectives within 2000 words excluding diagrams, notes, tables, figures and reference list.
The assessment criteria for this assignment refers to particular qualities of written work consist of clarity and conciseness of style, structuring of argument, identification of issues, evidence of critical and relevant reading, development of solution/s, depth of analysis, integration of interpretations, explication of assumption and so on.
Length-2000 (+ or - 10%)
3. Project 2 – Professional Report
Objective-On completion of this assignment the students should be able to appreciate the connection between the SDGs and improving the built environment in Australia.
Address a sustainability issue/s in the built environment with an applicable solution/s and relate to SDGs
This written assessment item places you in the role of an employee of the consultancy firm. In this position, you will be given a project to work on that encompasses environmental problems/issues in construction aligning, not he SDGs. Then you’ll be required to provide a solution’s to the problem and write a professional report that gives background, justification, and recommendations for your solution/s.
The course places a high value on the development of academic can professional writing of a student such as structuring sections and paragraphs to bring out a sound professional discussion, control of the conciseness and relevance of the discussion and to use suitable citation and referencing.
Length-3000 (+or- 10%)
Problems students may face in completing this assignment
Students may face several feedbacks and problems in this assignment like lack of academic writing skills, insufficient time, and making a reference list. We provide necessary help and guidance to resolve students’ academic problems.