ENGN 105

Building Construction

Course overview

This course introduces building form and function, methods of construction and materials applicable to legislation in Aotearoa New Zealand.

Course information

Available semesters Semester 1 2023
Credits 15
Domestic fees $787.00

What you will learn

After successfully completing this course, you’ll be able to: 

  • Understand the legislation that regulates the building industry in Aotearoa-New Zealand
  • Identify the roles of the participants in the New Zealand building industry
  • Correctly identify common building forms, functions, construction types and materials, then critically evaluate their quality and performance characteristics
  • Interpret then evaluate construction drawing and plans
  • Communication effectively with consumers, building professionals, regulators and members of the building trades.

Course examiners

Majeed Safa

Dr Majeed Safa

Senior Lecturer

Department of Land Management and Systems

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