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

  • Architecture, 2017-2018, Master semester 1
    • Semester
      Fall
    • Exam form
      Oral
    • Credits
      3
    • Subject examined
      Comfort and architecture: sustainable strategies
    • Lecture
      2 Hour(s) per week x 12 weeks
    • Exercises
      1 Hour(s) per week x 12 weeks
  • Architecture, 2017-2018, Master semester 3
    • Semester
      Fall
    • Exam form
      Oral
    • Credits
      3
    • Subject examined
      Comfort and architecture: sustainable strategies
    • Lecture
      2 Hour(s) per week x 12 weeks
    • Exercises
      1 Hour(s) per week x 12 weeks
  • Minor in Integrated Design, Architecture and Durability, 2017-2018, Autumn semester
    • Semester
      Fall
    • Exam form
      Oral
    • Credits
      3
    • Subject examined
      Comfort and architecture: sustainable strategies
    • Lecture
      2 Hour(s) per week x 12 weeks
    • Exercises
      1 Hour(s) per week x 12 weeks

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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