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
“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
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