Architecture and Building
Architecture and Building is the study of the art, science and techniques involved in designing, constructing, adapting and maintaining public, commercial, industrial and residential structures and landscapes. It includes the study of the art and science of designing and planning urban and regional environments.
The theoretical content of Broad Field 04 Architecture and Building includes:
- aesthetics and space dynamics
- building economics
- building science
- building techniques and technologies
- construction management
- architectural design and drawing
- town planning
The main purpose of this broad field of education is to provide an understanding of integrating structural and aesthetic elements in buildings, and construction methods, techniques and materials.
This field comprises the following narrow fields:
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