ARC 541/ARC 241

ARC 541/ARC 241– Introduction to Environmental Systems

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Course No.: 10126

Department: Architecture

Semester: 2018 Fall

Location: Hayes Hall – 403

Meeting Day(s): Wednesday & Friday

Meeting Time: 8:00AM - 9:20AM

Faculty: Rajkovich

Overview on interrelationship of the physical environment and buildings, specifically examining site design and environmental technologies, as they relate to environmental building systems design. More specifically, will develop an ability to respond to site characteristics including urban context, developmental patterning, zoning, soils, topography, ecology, climate, and building orientation.

Students will also be introduced to the environmental technologies of lighting and acoustics including criteria relating to concepts and analysis in support of building systems design. Includes lectures, labs, field work, readings, exams, and projects.