The construction and operation of buildings consume the majority of the world's natural resources and energy, and contribute the bulk of landfill waste. This course introduces the concept of sustainable design for the built environment. It examines the environmental impact of building design and construction, addresses the issues such as: scarcity, social responsibility, cradle-to-cradle and increased regulatory provisions associated with sustainability. The context is the micro environment or interiors as examined using case study analysis.
Weekly Contact: Lab:1 hr. Lecture:2 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1