Working with guidance from academic staff, students will develop a presentation on the construction industry within the UK and Ireland and how it differs from other countries in mainland Europe.
Architecture, Engineering and Construction are truly global professions. It is not uncommon to find that design is simultaneously performed in different countries; material is procured from sources around the world; and construction is performed by a workforce that is multicultural, multilingual and multinational. Resultantly, it is important that students have an appreciation of architecture, engineering and construction internationally and an awareness of the various construction innovations taking place. The presentation will be recorded and used as part of a ‘global construction course’ with students from a consortium of universities located in China, India, Canada and the U.S. viewing the presentation. These students will produce a similar presentation and share with participants to offer an appreciation of construction practices, innovations and techniques globally.
30 hours to include:
Attendance at two workshops
Scheduled time with mentor
Researching information to be included in presentation
Preparation of presentation
Delivery/ Recording of presentation
Viewing global construction presentations and creating log book