Courses of Study 2022-2023 
    Nov 28, 2022  
Courses of Study 2022-2023
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DEA 2020 - Introduction to Sustainable Design

(LAD-HE) (CU-SBY)     
Fall. 3 credits. Student option grading.

Course fee: optional LEED GA accreditation test: approximately $100. Enrollment preference given to: DEA undergraduate majors. Students will have the option of testing for LEED GA accreditation.

L. Beaman.

This course introduces histories, concepts, and frameworks for environmentally just design practices, explored through an investigation of materials, processes, products, environments, and material culture. This course utilizes exploratory, participatory, and open-ended learning methods to facilitate design inquiry.

Outcome 1: Identify and understand overlapping material, environmental, social, cultural, and economic issues related to environmentally just design production.

Outcome 2: Work collaboratively across disciplines to investigate and assess design methods, materials, and processes measured by environmental performance.

Outcome 3: Explore the manifold definitions of sustainability and how the history and speculative future of environmentally conscious design practices are shaping material culture.

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