ARH 613 Sustainable Design

ARH 613 Sustainable Design

Course Description

This course will give you an overview of sustainable principles and how they apply to architecture, design, and construction. Learn about renewable energy, passive buildings, cradle to cradle systems, which foster green buildings and cities for a better future.

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