Coursebooks 2017-2018

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Comfort and architecture: sustainable strategies

AR-442

Lecturer(s) :

Andersen Marilyne
Pastore Luisa
Wienold Jan

Language:

English

Summary

This class offers an overview about comfort evaluations in architectural design and suggests passive and low-energy strategies suited to ensure the highest possible indoor environment quality for buildings.

Content

This course addresses occupant comfort, its evaluation and the relevant architectural and technological strategies to achieve a high level of comfort in indoor spaces. The course is structured as follows:

Keywords

Comfort in buildings, passive architecture, building simulation.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

Assessment methods

After the individual exercise, a written report (due at mid-term) is required. Weight: 20%.

The final exam consists of a report and an oral presentation. Weight: 80%.

Resources

Moodle Link

In the programs

Reference week

 MoTuWeThFr
8-9     
9-10    AAC114
SG0217
10-11    
11-12    AAC114
SG0217
12-13     
13-14     
14-15     
15-16     
16-17     
17-18     
18-19     
19-20     
20-21     
21-22     
 
      Lecture
      Exercise, TP
      Project, other

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  • Autumn semester
  • Winter sessions
  • Spring semester
  • Summer sessions
  • Lecture in French
  • Lecture in English
  • Lecture in German