2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
    
    May 28, 2024  
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ARC 580 - Advanced Sustainable Systems


Units: 3
When Offered: Fall
This course will explore the history, goals, methods of design, quantification, and holistic integration of sustainable systems in architecture. Specific topics include design strategies for energy reduction, passive heating and cooling, comparative energy modeling, photovoltaic systems, envelope design, life cycle analysis, and sustainable vernacular architecture. Through readings, lectures, research, and projects, students will develop the theoretical framework and technical skills to implement fundamental sustainable strategies in architectural design and to evaluate their impact.
Grade Type: Letter Grade
Prerequisite(s): Masters of Architecture student



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