University of Calgary

ARCH 500 - Sustainability in the Built Environment - Fall 2022

The principle of sustainability recognizes people as temporary stewards of their environments, working toward a respect for natural systems and a higher quality of life. Examination of the built environment and the tools to achieve a stable and balanced and a regenerative ecosystem in a process of responsible consumption, wherein waste is minimized and the built environment interacts with natural environments and cycles. Healthful interior environments, resource efficiency, ecologically benign materials, renewable energies and social justice issues are examined.
This course may not be repeated for credit.

Hours

  • (3-0)

Prerequisite(s)

  • Admission to the Minor in Architectural Studies or the Master of Architecture Programs. Also known as: (formerly Architectural Studies 423 and Environmental Design 523)

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