Course code LAA216

LAA216 Construction Technique

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Course responsible: Kirsten Grindaker Lunde
Teachers: Kristin Marie Berg, Ingrid Merete Ødegård
ECTS credits: 10
Faculty: Faculty of Landscape and Society
Teaching language: NO
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Limits of class size:
Maximum of 30
Teaching exam periods:
This course starts in Spring parallel. This course has teaching/evaluation in Spring parallel, .
Course frequency: Annually
First time: 2007H
Preferential right:
B-LI, M-LA
Course contents:
The course is structured as a series of lectures that support students' work on short assignments and a project. Material science, engineering constructive solutions and the design and construction process are emphasized. Selected lectures, one excursion and a task is shared with LAA215 construction design, that runs parallel. It is referred to the relevant literature and project examples. Students must deepen themes through searches in literature, websites and project examples. Guidiens will be givend individual or in groups.
Learning outcome:

Knowledge: Students can develop creative design solutions for various items, vegetation and materials used in green areas, can the structural requirements for materials normally used at different load / use, including foundations. They have knowledge about appropriate use of materials in green areas. 

Skill: The ability to find creative solutions should be shown through project: the tender documents drawings, technical description NS3420, work program and self-regulation of project process.

General competence: Innovative solutions are related to knowledge and skills, with independent acquirement of new knowledge and new skills. To plan and implement various tasks and detailed planning in line with professional ethical standards.

Learning activities:
Lectures, field trips, short assignments, project work, group work and supervision.
Teaching support:
Supervision, individually or in groups.
Syllabus:
Holgersen og Dam, Bæfestelser i anleggsgartneriet. ISBN 97-7387-0366. Zimmermann, Constructing landskape, materials, techniques, struktural components. ISBN 978-3-7643-8600-9. Støttelitteretur: div. håndbøker fra Vegvesenet, diverse Byggdetaljblader fra Byggforskserien. NS3420 \"grunn og terrengarbeider\" og \"rigg og drift\" Det er ikke et formelt teoretisk pensum i emnet.
Prerequisites:
An approved 2 1/2 year study in Landscape engineering from NMBU or other educational institutions, or the equivalent. An approved two-year basic block in Landscape Architecture from UMB or the equivalent. Approved bachelor in Landscape Architecture from other educational institutions.
Recommended prerequisites:
LAA115/LAA221/LAA233 and LAD101/LAD100.
Mandatory activity:
Students need to attend 80% of woorkshop,commen valuation and excursions. Clean up rooms used in LAA216.  
Assessment:
Project assignments and studentpresentation are evaluated. Marks A-F.
Nominal workload:
Total workload: 300 hours.
Entrance requirements:
Minimum requirements for entrance to higher education in Norway (generell studiekompetanse)
Reduction of credits:
Whith LAA215, 5 ECTS. It granted an exempt public task, a joint excursion.
Type of course:
Lectures: 30 hours. Workshop/review sessions: 30 hours. Field work and surveying: 8 hours. Supervision:about 2 hours/student.
Note:
Costs of compulsory field trips will be covered by UMB.
Examiner:
Teacher evaluates short tasks. External evaluator on the project task.
Examination details: Continuous exam: A - E / Ikke bestått