Building Construction

Code: CONS8090

Course description

This course explores aspects of building construction helpful to understanding the built environment and deals with the intrinsic connection between conceptual design and technological aspects of a building's structural materiality: reinforced concrete, precast and pre-stressed concrete, steel framing systems; building envelop: building science, curtain walls, window walls, glazing and roofing systems; fire protection design and the evolution of an industrialized method of designing and assembling buildings. The course studies materials and methods as applied to renovation projects and building additions. The course includes preservation and enhancement of existing materials and construction assemblies as well as the study of the juxtaposition of new materials and assemblies with those of the existing building. Studies are based on a variety of facets including visual, cost, climate, code and environment.

Course details

Hours: 56
Credits: 4
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

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Credit transfer

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Delivery Options

Classroom Delivery: In-person instruction that takes place at a college campus.
Online Delivery: Content is delivered entirely online through self-directed components, allowing you the flexibility to learn anytime from wherever you are.
Remote Delivery: Technology-enabled virtual instruction that takes place outside of a physical classroom. Remote delivery includes some form of scheduled real-time virtual classes or drop-in times, as well as self-directed components.
Hybrid Delivery: Instruction that includes a combination of online or remote delivery, and some classroom activities.

Start Date
Start Date: Sep. 7, 2021
Day/Time: Tues. 1:00pm – 3:00pm Thurs. 1:00pm – 3:00pm
Delivery: Remote Learning - eConestoga
Campus: Cambridge
Cost: $431.04
End date: Dec. 18, 2021
Hours: 56
Credits: 4
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Equivalent to: None

Registration dates

Not all courses are offered each term.

Winter 2022 registration opens November 1, 2021. Spring 2022 registration opens February 7, 2022.