CA4174 - Sustainable Architectural Design and Development

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
Equivalent Course(s)
Course Offering Term*:
Semester B 2019/20

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

The course aims at developing student's understanding of the principles of sustainable design, and the strategies and technologies to improve the sustainability and performance of buildings in relation to environmental impact, socio-cultural considerations and economic implications. The course will emphasize the use of objective criteria for assessing building sustainability, from meta issues to operational details.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 60%
Examination: 40%
Examination Duration: 2 hours
To pass a course, a student must obtain minimum marks of 30% in both coursework and examination components, and an overall mark of at least 40%.
Detailed Course Information


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Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering