Course Content and Outcome Guide for ARCH 204
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- ARCH 204
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- Green Residential Studio
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Course DescriptionGreen Residential Studio Advanced study of sustainable building design and systems, and applied to residential buildings. Includes site analysis passive technologies, and use of sustainable building materials. Concepts will be applied to an actual house design in a studio format. Prerequisite: ARCH 101 or department approval for similar experience. Prerequisite or concurrent registration: ARCH 131 and 224, and ID 121 and BCT 206; or instructor permission.
Addendum to Course Description
The course will work towards describing a way that a building can strongly relate to site, climate, local building materials, and the sun
Intended Outcomes for the course
o Examine and apply green building (environmentally responsible) principles and guidelines, and rating systems to residential design.
o Compare and communicate the benefits and disadvantages of passive and active systems, materials, strategies, and construction practices.
o Establish performance targets for energy and resource efficient solutions that minimize greenhouse gas emissions and environmental degradation.
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