Module Catalogues

Environmental Design and Sustainability

Module Title Environmental Design and Sustainability
Module Level Level 2
Module Credits 5.00
Academic Year 2024/25
Semester SEM1

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

Learning outcomes

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