Courses of Study 2020-2021 
    Jul 28, 2021  
Courses of Study 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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DEA 2020 - [Introduction to Sustainable Design]

(LAD-HE) (CU-SBY)     
Fall. Not offered: 2020-2021. Next offered: 2021-2022. 3 credits. Student option grading.

Enrollment preference given to: DEA undergraduate majors.

N. Ahmadi.

What is sustainability and how does it apply to the built environment? Through lecture, case studies and field trips, this seminar will explore this complex concept through the lenses of ecology, materials science, technology, economy, health, culture and community. It will consider all phases of design: from planning through construction and operations, to reuse and disassembly. Appropriate for DEA, Architecture, Landscape Architecture, CRP, Engineering, Real Estate and Hotel School students.

Outcome 1: Identify the basic concepts and tenets of sustainable design and understand overlapping environmental, social and economic issues related to sustainability.

Outcome 2: Communicate the benefits and challenges to designing sustainably which include strategies, practices, and terms used in green building.

Outcome 3: Determine the right questions to ask when assessing designs, materials & processes for sustainable performance.

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