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Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Interior Architecture (IA)
IA
6350
Sustainability and the Built Environment
Sustainability & Built Environ
Fall 2017
3
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The application of sustainable design; introduction to the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) rating system, the Living Building Challenge, and the WELL Building Standard.
At the end of this course students should be able to:
- Identify and comprehend some fundamental theories / views regarding sustainable design
- Value the idea that sustainability doesn’t mean we have to live with austerity or with less
- Explain the impact of good, “green” design regarding end-users (people), the planet, and for profit
- Recognize sustainability issues affecting the world and your backyard
- Defend the idea sustainability isn’t just about the stuff around us; it’s ultimately about ensuring a healthier life for everyone
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