ENST 321 - SUSTAINABILITY CASE STUDIES
Long Title: CASE STUDIES IN SUSTAINABILITY: THE HIGH PERFORMANCE BUILDING
Department: Environmental Studies
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Credit Hours: 3
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Description: The project-based seminar will provide a means by which all those with an interest in the building science entailed in the design of commercial, institutional, and residential structures can investigate common issues, obtain information, discuss local strategies, and otherwise address subjects relating to building or campus performance over its lifecycle. To develop an approach of taking an existing Rice University building an optimizing its use via "repositioning" or redesign the class will create an interdisciplinary forum where students of architecture, engineering (structural, mechanical, etc.), and human sciences will potentially collaborate with professional building consultants, materials manufactures, contractors, developers, owners, and Rice campus facility managers Cross-list: ARCH 321, Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: ENST 621. Mutually Exclusive: Credit cannot be earned for ENST 321 and ENST 621.