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.
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Emmitt, S. (2019). Barry's introduction to construction of buildings. 4th edn. Hoboken, NJ, USA: Wiley Blackwell/ John Wiley.
Spiegel, R. and Meadows, D. (2012). Green building materials : a guide to product selection and specification. 3rd edn. Hoboken, N.J.: Wiley.
Godsey, L. (2021). Interior design materials and specifications. 4th edn. New York: Fairchild Books.
Chudley, R., Greeno, R. and Kovac, K. (2020). Chudley and greeno's building construction handbook. 12th edn. Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge.