Course Details

Green Architecture and Sustainability 2021-07-26T17:20:29+06:00

Course Title Green Architecture and Sustainability

Course ID ARCH 6107

Course Program Postgraduate,  PhD,  M.Arch,  

Course Type Optional Theory

Credits 3.00

Credits Hours 5 Hrs/WK

Semester EE

Prerequisite None

Course Offered Yes

Description Concepts of Green Architecture; definitions and theoretical background; Climate-change and ecological issues; Management of resources; Environment, Equity and Economy and relationships between them; Carbon foot-print, Life-cycle considerations; Social sustainability; Site sustainability, passive and low-energy architecture, architectural design responsive to issues of water efficiency and rainwater harvesting, solar water heating, embodied energy and environmentally preferable materials; day-lighting and ventilation; renewable energy use in buildings, energy and resource-saving options.

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