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BLAR13046 Built Environment 2
Built Environment 2
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General Information


In this unit, you will explore the roles and responsibilities of the building design professional in relation to the design and planning of the built environment. In this unit you will: Provide an introduction to the development of both urban and regional Australia in terms of infrastructure provision and built environment outcomes; Develop an understanding of how the application of social innovation in the decision-making process can positively affect outcomes for both urban and regional environments; Provide background to the need for triple bottom line decision making in the planning and design process; Develop an understanding of the impact of how current trends can reduce the environmental footprint associated with the development of the built environment. N.B. Students are strongly advised to attempt this unit within their final year of equivalent full-time study to ensure an adequate level of entry knowledge.


Career Level: Undergraduate
Unit Level: Level 3
Credit Points: 6
Student Contribution Band: 8
Fraction of Full-Time Student Load: 0.125

Pre-requisites or Co-requisites

Prerequisites: BLAR11045 Built Environment 1 and BLAR12036 Building Design 1 and BLAR12050 Contract Documentation

Important note: Students enrolled in a subsequent unit who failed their pre-requisite unit, should drop the subsequent unit before the census date or within 10 working days of Fail grade notification. Students who do not drop the unit in this timeframe cannot later drop the unit without academic and financial liability. See details in the Assessment Policy and Procedure (Higher Education Coursework).

Offerings For Term 3 - 2022


Attendance Requirements

All on-campus students are expected to attend scheduled classes – in some units, these classes are identified as a mandatory (pass/fail) component and attendance is compulsory. International students, on a student visa, must maintain a full time study load and meet both attendance and academic progress requirements in each study period (satisfactory attendance for International students is defined as maintaining at least an 80% attendance record).

Class and Assessment Overview

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Previous Student Feedback

Feedback, Recommendations and Responses

Every unit is reviewed for enhancement each year. At the most recent review, the following staff and student feedback items were identified and recommendations were made.

Feedback from Student Feedback


The strong focus on both positive and negative feedback on draft design versions was very helpful to improve the design for the final submission.


The provision of feedback in a constructive manner on draft designs will continue to be a focus of this unit.

Feedback from Student Feedback


Participating in the shared presentations, seeing and discussing students' design work was very informative and encouraged the development of design ideas.


Presentations will continue to form a part of the unit to stimulate discussion and development of design ideas.

Feedback from Student Feedback


The assessment task prepares students for working as a building designer.


The assessment task for this capstone unit simulates the work of professional building designers.

Unit Learning Outcomes

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Alignment of Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Graduate Attributes

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Textbooks and Resources

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