Aims and Fit of Module
To develop from user requirements an introduction to design of passive environmental systems for buildings, their integration into building fabric and structural systems, and selection of appropriate equipment and materials
A Demonstrate an understanding of the implications of architectural development for local and global environmental resources and vice versa.
B Exemplify bioclimatic design principles of medium to large size buildings for a variety of climatic regions.
C Demonstrate strategies for building services and an ability to integrate these within the precepts of sustainable building design.
Method of teaching and learning
Lectures supported by case studies