Course code:



M - Intermediate

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Typically offered:

Upon occasion

In the world of design and construction, green building is a relatively recent development. Its fundamental goal is to reduce the environmental impact of the built environment. This course will introduce the field of sustainable design, explore the fundamental concepts of green design and construction, and focus on tools and strategies necessary to design and construct high-performance buildings and communities. Students will discover how the practice of quality can fulfill the goals of sustainable design and construction. Evaluation will be based upon class participation, research presentation(s) and solution for a building design problem.


Architectural Design Studio, Landscape Design Studio, construction or carpentry experience, any alternative energy course, or permission of either Isabel Mancinelli or the instructor.

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