S U S T A I N A B L E

D E S I G N

Sustainable design (also known as environmental design, environmentally sustainable design, etc) is the philosophy of designing physical objects, built environment and services to comply with the principles of economic, social and environment.

The subject aims to create an awareness of the importance of designing for sustainability in addition to providing a valuable knowledge of current sustainable technologies, materials, design innovation and practices.

C O U R S E 

P R O F I L E

TEACHING STRATEGIES:

“Sustainism implies new criteria for our design briefs, involving qualities such as sharing, localism, connectedness, and proportionality, as well as environmental sustainability.”
MICHAEL SCHWARZ & JOOST ELFFERS, authors of Sustainism is the New Modernism, 2010

Through research, case studies and practical exercise, students learn to (re) view design for social impact and sustainable life.

The program consists of theory based lectures, seminars and workshops.

L E S S O N

O U T L I N E

ASSESSMENT:

Sustainism

Introduction to Sustainable Design

Introduction to Sustainable Built Environment

Sustainable Design Site Approach and Analysis

Fundamentals of Lighting

Fundamentals of Wind and Ventilation

Fundamentals of Water Management
Fundamentals of Thermal Control
Breen Building Index

Assessment 01 - Research Report

Assessment 02 - Sustainable Site Management-Case Study

​Assessment 03 - Sustainable Design Project

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COMING SOON