This presentation is equivalent to 1 hour/point of formal CPD and will deliver outcomes related to the following Competency/s from the National Standard of Competency for Architects:
3.3 Design response incorporates assessment of the physical location and relevant wider regional, contextural and environmental issues.
3.4 Design response incorporates assessment of relevant legislation, codes and industry standards.
4.4 Inclusion of expertise of relevant specialists and consultants in developing the project design
4.7 Coordination and integration of appropriate environmental systems, including thermal comfort, lighting and acoustics
Practice Management and Professional Conduct
PC12 Provide independent, culturally responsive and objective advice in accordance with relevant building codes, standards, technical specifications and guidelines, and planning regulations, including climate change implications, across all aspects of architectural practice
Project Initiation and Conceptual Design
PC 20: Be able to assess project budget and timeframe against project requirements and objectives, relevant legislation, statutory planning requirements, building codes and standards.
PC 24: Be able to prepare and analyse project development options in response to a project brief, its objectives, budget, user intent and built purpose, risk an timeframes including environmental sustainability considerations.
PC 33: Be able to investigate coordinate and integrate sustainable environmental systems - including water, thermal lighting and acoustics- in response to consultants advice
PC 35 Be able to assess operational and embodied carbon implications of materials, components, construction systems and supply chains (including transport) to achieve net zero whole life carbon when developing design concepts.
This includes integrating relevant consultant expertise and advising on the impact of chosen materials, components and systems on carbon outcomes
Detailed Design and Construction Documentation
PC 41 Be able to coordinate and integrate input
from specialists and consultants into the
detailed design and documentation.
PC42 Be able to prepare planning applications that comply with planning regulations.
PC45 Be able to nominate and integrate quality and performance standards with regard to selected materials, finishes, fittings, components and systems, considering the impact on Country and the environment, and the whole life carbon
impact of the project. This includes integrating life cycle assessments and other expertise and advice from consultants.