Jul 24, 2019  
Graduate Record 2010-2011 
Graduate Record 2010-2011 [ARCHIVED RECORD]

ARCH 8230 - Building Synthesis

Building design is a multi disciplinary collaboration; an architect (now more than ever) needs to be aware of processes and technologies that will impact the visual perception and experience of a building. This course investigates, develops and applies environmental and design strategies at various scales of operation through the concurrent ARCH 801 studio design project. What are the important criteria for a building envelope that is to meet environmental expectations and requirements in the Twenty-First-Century? 15-20% of a building’s energy consumption might be attributed to building envelope - given this, small shifts in strategy have the potential to make a considerable ‘sustainable’ contribution!

Credits: 3