Coursebooks

Bioclimatic buildings and districts

AR-403

Lecturer(s) :

Language:

English

Remarque

pas donné en 2019-20

Summary

The objective of this course is to identify, understand and design energy fluxes and energy systems from the building to the district scale.

Content

Keywords

Learning Prerequisites

Recommended courses

Building physics.

Important concepts to start the course

Fundamental principles of building physics and sustainable development.

Learning Outcomes

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

Transversal skills

Teaching methods

The course is subdivided into two main parts: i) in class teaching and ii) a practical exercise. The in class teaching consists in one hour course, and weekly exercises. The practical exercise is the real application of the theory, focusing on the study and the energy optimisation of real building.

A dedicated web site is available for the students, to complete the resources available in the Moodle.

Expected student activities

Students are expected to actively participate to the course. Students will work in groups. Each group will carry-out a comprehensive study on the assigned theme during the semester.

Assessment methods

The evaluation is based on a written report (50%) of the work performed during the semester, and the final exam (50%).

Supervision

Office hours Yes
Assistants Yes

Resources

Virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI)

No

Bibliography

A comprehensive bibliography is provided during each course.

The following readings are recommended during the semester:

Erell, Pearlmutter, Williamson (2011). Urban Microclimate. Designing the Spaces between Buildings. Earthscan

Robinson (2011). Computer Modelling for Sustainable Urban Design: Physical Principles, Methods and Applications. Earthscan

Roulet (2004). Santé et qualité de l'environnement intérieur dans les bâtiments.

 

Ressources en bibliothèque
Websites

In the programs

Reference week

 MoTuWeThFr
8-9     
9-10     
10-11     
11-12     
12-13     
13-14     
14-15     
15-16     
16-17 SG0213   
17-18 SG0213   
18-19     
19-20     
20-21     
21-22     
 
      Lecture
      Exercise, TP
      Project, other

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