Full Title Professional Studies 2

Short Title Prof Studies 2

Code DSGN08046
Level 08
Credit 05

Author Donohoe, Bernadette
Department Civil Eng. and Construction

Subject Area Design
Attendence N/A%
Fee

Description
This module will further develop the student with an understanding of the architects professional role and responsibilities in the provision of architectural services to contemporary society.

To ensure that the student is fully conversant with building costs, health and safety, resource selection and green issues in the design and building process

To explore ideas of professionalism, negligence, design liability, client relationship and briefing.


Indicative Syllabus
The architect's Responsibility in the Design process

Professional and legal aspects of design

Specification choices and green issues Building Contracts

Standard Contracts, RIAI, JCT, Public Works Contracts, GDLA Contracts

Architectural Education & Training incl. CPD

Registration inIreland,UKand EU

Codes of Practice inIrelandandUK

Ethics & Professionalism

The Construction Industry: - Structure, operation and political economy of the building Industry

Introduction to Irish Legal System: - Courts, General Law, Contract Law, Tort including negligence; design liability

Introduction to Planning, Building Control, Health & Safety and EU Legislation



General Office

(Management Principles, Office Practice, Finance/Accounts, Insurance incl. Professional Indemnity, Architect as an Employee, Attracting Work)

Architectural Practice

(Sole Principal, Partnership, Unlimited Liability, Limited Liability, Public Company, Limited Partnership, Limited Liability Partnerships, Co-operative, Group Practice, Developer/Architect/Contractor)


Learning Outcomes
On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to
  1. Explain the interior/ architects role and responsibilities in the provision of interior/architectural services to contemporary society

  2. Demonstrate a competent knowledge of Planning, Building Control, Health & Safety Legislation

  3. Demonstrate a competent knowledge of Planning & Heritage Legislation that affects the alteration of buildings.

  4. Manage and appraise their working methodologies independently and in groups, and to engage and participate in critical evaluation and debate

  5. Discuss and analyse future ways of practice in architecture


Assessment Strategies
Formative and summative assessment modes using a range of techniques which includes group and/or individual work mainly: written exam, case study, essays, projects, presentations, debate.

Module Dependencies
Pre Requisite Modules
None
Co Requisite Modules
None
Incompatible Modules
None

Coursework Assessment Breakdown %
Course Work / Continuous Assessment 100 %

Coursework Assessment Breakdown

Description Outcome Assessed % of Total Assessment Week
Group Project Health & Safety Collaboration 1,2,3,4 50 OnGoing
Essay Architectural Practice 1,4,5 50 OnGoing


End Exam Assessment Breakdown

Description Outcome Assessed % of Total Assessment Week


Distance Learning Mode Workload

Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Weekly Workload

Total Average Weekly Learner Workload 0.00 Hours

Part Time Mode Workload

Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Weekly Workload

Total Average Weekly Learner Workload 0.00 Hours

Full Time Mode Workload

Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Weekly Workload
Lecture Flat Classroom Lecture / Seminars 3 Weekly 3.00

Total Average Weekly Learner Workload 3.00 Hours

Online Learning Mode Workload

Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Weekly Workload

Total Average Weekly Learner Workload 0.00 Hours

Resources
Book Resources
Chappell, D., Willis, A. (2010), The Architect in Practice, 10th Edition, Wiley-Blackwell

Hyde, R. (2012), Future Practice: Conversations from the Edge of Architecture, Routledge

Hudson, J.,(2012), Architecture: Commission to Construction, Laurence King

Ostime, N. (2013), Architect's Job Book: 9th Edition, RIBA Publishing

Wevill, J. (2013), Law in Practice: The RIBA Legal Handbook, RIBA Publishing

Lupton, S., Cox, S., Clamp, H., Udom, K. (2012), Which Contract?: 5th Edition, RIBA Publishing

Giebeler, G., (2009), Refurbishment Manual (Construction Manuals), Birkhäuser GmbH

BCIS, (2012), Alterations and Refurbishment Price Book, Rics books

Anumba, C., Marino, B., Gottfied, A., Egbu, C., (2004), Health and safety in refurbishment involving demolition and structural instability, HSE



Good Practice Guides RIBA

IT Library on-line - Library, Databases, HIS, The Irish construction Information Service Plus

RIBA Publications (2010), Guide to RIBA Agreements
Other Resources
None
Url Resources
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