Catalog 2020-2021 
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Catalog 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ARCH 215 Sustainability in Architecture

4 credits
This course introduces students to concepts of sustainability in the field of architecture. Students will utilize digital tools and technology with select design projects which will become the vehicle to analyze, evaluate, and articulate new ideas for a more sustainable architectural design.

Prerequisites: ARCH 132 , ARCH 200 , and ARCH 202  

Corequisites: ARCH 210  and ARCH 212  

Course Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Explain a variety of sustainability concepts
  • Utilize digital tools and software to analyze and define alternative solutions
  • Employ creative and critical thinking skills to solve sustainable challenges
  • Present project

Program Outcomes
This course teaches to the following program outcomes:

  • read architectural prints and solve common architectural problems
  • employ creative and critical thinking to enhance problem solving
  • exhibit analytical thought, informed judgment, and ethical behavior

Total Hours: 60 Theory (Lecture) Hours: 20 Guided Practice (Lab or Clinical) Hours: 40