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SUSTAINABLE BUILT ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN

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Architecture and Construction

About this course

this course reviews current topics in green design of buildings, infrastructure, and cities. topics to be covered include#%1. green building materials and construction%2. aspects of building energy efficiency, zero energy buildings and plus energy buildings%3. indoor air quality% 4. green building rating systems# bream, leed, green globes and the Israeli standard 5281%5. urban metabolism%6. low impact development\green infrastructure%7. resilience. case studies of green certified buildings and projects from around the world will be presented in lectures. %learning ouctomes#% student will learn methods and principles of sustainability evaluation and how these can be applied to the design and operation of buildings, infrastructure and urban environments.

Learning outcomes

• An ability to evaluate building design from a systematic perspective that considers the life cycle processes that impact the building. • Knowledge about existing building rating systems and an ability to critique those rating systems. • An ability to survey research literature, lead discussion among research peers and practice academic writing.

Course requirements

undergraduate introductory economics

Activities

Major research project, reviewing academic literature and class participation

  • Credits
    ECTS 2
  • Level
    Master
  • Contact hours per week
    3
  • Instructors
    Sabrina Spatari
  • Mode of instruction
    Hybrid
  • Course coordinator
If anything remains unclear, please check the FAQ of Technion (Israel).

Offering(s)

  • Start date

    27 May 2024

    • Ends
      22 August 2024
    • Term *
      Spring Semester 2023/24
    • Location
      Haifa
    • Instruction language
      English
    Enrolment period closed
These offerings are valid for students of L'X (France)