Course Catalog - 2019-2020

     

ARCH 321 - SUSTAINABILITY CASE STUDIES

Long Title: CASE STUDIES IN SUSTAINABILITY: THE HIGH PERFORMANCE BUILDING
Department: Architecture
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate
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: ENST 321, Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: ARCH 621. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for ARCH 321 if student has credit for ARCH 621.