SURVEY: elements of cartography, elements of GPS maps reading, elements of topography. MATERIALS: characteristics of building materials: natural and artificial stones, bricks, ceramics, wood, mortar and concrete, metals, plastic and rubber. Construction types: paving solutions, green roofs, green walls, and stormwater management. CAD program: drawing tools, precision design, editing, layer management, blocks text, quotation and layout.
Prerequisites for admission
Basic computer skills
Lessons + classroom exercises (computer lab)+ fieldwork for surveys and site visits (weather permitting)
The teaching material is available on the course website: (ariel.ctu.unimi.it - Rilievo disegno e materiali per le aree verdi): - slides used during the lessons - materials and instructions used during CAD Lab - instructions and materials for exercise work - instructions and materials for additional CAD exercises - collection of CAD blocks
Assessement methods and criteria
The exam includes: - CAD exercise with development of a design theme that varies from year to year through the design of a plan to bring and discuss during the oral exam (vegetation map, vegetation survey cards, functional layout, project plan , sections, technical construction details) - oral exam for the part of materials and survey. For attending students it is possible to take a grade test, in the week of suspension of teaching, concerning the part relating to Building Materials.