GROUP RESEARCH PROJECT
Week 9 –See the assessment submission schedule (page 2)
TASK 2 – DEVELOPMENT ANALYSIS AND APPRAISAL (30%)
The construction industry in Australia has been plagued by what has been described as a ‘defects crisis’. These defects are particularly prevalent in the residential sector of the construction industry. With a focus on high-rise residential apartment buildings, this assignment requires you to undertake a thorough review of the causes, impact and possible solutions to the defects problem in high-rise residential sector in Australia.
The research project is to be completed in a group of 4 students and should be structured as follows:
Your review should utilise both academic publications and relevant publicly available information such as Government, media and industry reports.
FORMAT OF ASSIGNMENT:
Group members might receive different marks based on their level of contribution and engagement in group activities.
Note: Group members should communicate with the Unit Chair as soon as any group conflicts arise.