Module 2006 introduction

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Module 2006 introduction

  1. 1. Building Management Module 2006 Julian Swindell (module leader) Sam Parkes Iain Butler
  2. 2. Module content formally The aim of this module is to guide students to an understanding of the complexities of managing buildings and the built environment. The focus is less on technology and more on processes and systems. The objectives to be covered in achieving this aim will include: the building design process; building contracts and project management; concepts and realities of sustainable development; surveying, measurement, maintenance and redevelopment of existing buildings; building energy performance; the complexities of designing large commercial and residential buildings.
  3. 3. Module content deconstructed The aim of this module is to guide students to an understanding of the complexities of managing buildings and the built environment. The focus is less on technology and more on processes and systems. The objectives to be covered in achieving this aim will include: the building design process; building contracts and project management; concepts and realities of sustainable development; surveying, measurement, maintenance and redevelopment of existing buildings; building energy performance; the complexities of designing large commercial and residential buildings.
  4. 4. Building design process
  5. 5. Building analysis • Energy performance certificates • RICS Codes of measurement • Site surveys, internal and external • Taught with D2 (rural buildlings)
  6. 6. Energy performance Look at the shadows, and what casts them
  7. 7. Sustainable development • What does it mean? • Can it really be achieved? • Is it about energy or life cycle costs? • You will have to research this yourselves in your coursework
  8. 8. Existing buildings and big buildings Neues Nationalgalarie, B erlin, 1968 Freston Tower, Suffolk, 15 79
  9. 9. Complex services
  10. 10. Problems with old buildings • Decay • Wear and tear • Water damage • How do you detect problems and deal with them • Taught with D2 (rural buildings)
  11. 11. Contracts and project management (with D2)
  12. 12. Assessment • One coursework assignment 50% • One 2 hour unseen examination 50%
  13. 13. In summary • In the first year we studied building as a process • This year we are going to consider buildings in a much wider sense

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