Prepare a graphic and written case study analysis of a building as assigned to you by your tutor.
Focus on technical performance requirements, possible and actual responses, operational requirements, implications for design and opportunities for improvement on the basis of the NATIONAL CONSTRUCTION CODE VOLUME 1 (left below)
For the purpose of this exercise - please focus on the following sections of the NCC:
SECTION B STRUCTURE
SECTION C FIRE RESISTANCE
SECTION D ACCESS & EGRESS
SECTION E SERVICES & EQUIPMENT
Students are expected to demonstrate knowledge in the below performance criteria:
PC12 Understand how relevant building codes, standards and planning controls apply across architectural practice, including climate change implications, the principles of fire safety, and barriers to universal access.
PC39 Understand how the integration of material selection, structural and construction systems impacts on design outcomes.
PC45 Understand processes for selecting materials, finishes, fittings, components and systems, based on consideration of quality and performance standards, the impact on Country and the environment, and the whole life carbon impact of the project