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Sustainable Detail Design
Sustainable Detail Design. This course focuses on issues of detail design, particularly with reference to sustainable buildings. It addresses the concept of integrated design of components and systems, and strategies for innovations to reduce environmental impacts. Students develop a detailed knowledge of the issues related to construction systems aimed to minimize environmental impact. The course develops some of the underlying theories of appropriate decision-making such as the role of statistics in data analysis and synthesis, and the importance of Life Cycle Assessment. Students become knowledgeable in green building ratings, and are introduced to environmental modeling programs.
Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1