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ARCH 504 Advanced Building Materials : Reading list

ARCH 504 Advanced Building Materials

Department: MSc in Architecture
Module Description: The module explores issued related to sustainability of building materials and sustainable construction.  It provides an advanced knowledge of cladding, moisture control, and building finishes, fire performance, and construction robotics. It discusses construction issues related to complex structures and high-rise buildings.  It explores 3-D printing technologies and how construction robotics affect the architectural design of buildings. 

Module text(s)

  • Chudley, R. and Greeno, R. (2012). Advanced construction technology. 5th edn. Oxford: Heinemann.
  • Emmitt, S. (2019). Barry's introduction to construction of buildings. 4th edn. Hoboken, NJ, USA: Wiley Blackwell/ John Wiley.


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