15 Credits AUTUMN

Pre-requisites: PGT Entry Requirements. English Language to IELTS grade 7.0


Aims/Description: This module engages through lectures and seminars with issues around sustainability and its history in relation to architecture and urban. It deals with ideas and definitions of sustainability and sustainable development throughout history and its emergence as a pressing theme in the late 20th century along with its stock definition in the Brundtland Report of 1987. It places design at the forefront in the search for environmental, economic and social sustainability

Restrictions on availability: Only available to Architecture students. Maximum number of students: 20

Staff Contact: Dr Renata Tyszczuk
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars, Independent Study
Assessment: Course work

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