CA6242 - Sustainable Urban Development

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering
Credit Units
Course Duration
One semester
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Course Offering Term*:
Not offering in current academic year

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

To understand the key concepts for the sustainable design of buildings and landscapes, including concepts that form the core of the U.S Green Building Council rating system (LEED) and the Hong Kong Green Building Council rating system (BEAM); to explore the LEED, BEAM and other accreditation systems; to examine sustainability issues of concern to planners, such as resource conservation, urban growth, environmental justice, industrial development, social equity, sustainable agriculture, and economic development.

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

Continuous Assessment: 100%
Detailed Course Information


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