10 Credits AUTUMN

Cannot be taken with: ARC317, ARC318, ARC319

Co-requisites: ARC277

Aims/Description: The overall aim of the Environment and Technology modules is to provide the knowledge and ability in building technology, environmental design and construction methods that are necessary to undertake design projects in the Design Studio. This module presents principles of people and comfort, including; -   human comfort, human experience and architectural spatial qualities regarding acoustics, lighting, daylighting and thermal perception-   an understanding of passive heating, cooling and ventilation of buildings considering operational energy (operational carbon)

Staff Contact: SOPEOGLOU EVA
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Tutorials, Independent Study,
Assessment: Course work

Notes: This module, forming part of the BA(Hons) degree course in Architectural Studies, is recognised and approved by the Royal Institute of British Architects for exemption from the RIBA Part One Examination in Architecture.

Information on the department responsible for this unit (Architecture):

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