ARH 613 Sustainable Design

ARH 613 Sustainable Design

Course Description

This course provides an overview of sustainable principles applied to architecture design and construction. Topics of discussion include passive heating and cooling, energy alternatives, water use, building form and envelope, construction and demolition, urban planning, and land development.

Course Learning Outcome

As a result of successfully completing this course, students…

  • Will be able to:

    • Examine architectural sustainability through the subjects of specific green building systems beyond the established industry standards
    • Analyze sustainable design across different scales, from the building and site to the city and region
    • Build understanding and awareness of sustainability criteria and frameworks, the vocabulary of the sustainability industry
    • Hone presentation skills, design skills, and critical thinking skills