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Resilience and Equity in the Built Environment XRGN 4535

Regenerative Building Course

International Fees

International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

Course details

​With a strong focus on the interconnectedness of social, environmental, and cultural factors, this course explores a range of topics essential for designing spaces that address the challenges of our rapidly changing world.​​ Through an interdisciplinary approach, learners will develop the knowledge and skills necessary to address the issues caused by climate change; social unrest; pandemics and create built environments that prioritize the health, wellbeing, and safety of occupants, as well as the broader community and the environment. The course emphasizes the integration of inclusive design principles, Indigenous cultural values, disease prevention strategies, and the creation of resilient structures capable of withstanding extreme events.

Prerequisite(s)

  • No prerequisites are required for this course.

Credits

3.0

Domestic fees

$652.56

Course offerings

Winter 2024

Below is one offering of XRGN 4535 for the Winter 2024 term.

CRN 91886

Duration

Tue Jan 09 - Tue Mar 26 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 91886
  • Domestic fees $652.56
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 09 - Mar 26 Tue 18:30 - 21:30 Online
Instructor

Shane O'Hanlon

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$652.56

Important information
  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  3. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  4. Students must have prior experience with construction terminology and reading building drawings. Please contact Alyxces Igot (alyxces_igot@bcit.ca) for more information and on how to register.
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Understand how building design contributes to the health and wellbeing of the occupants and the environment.
  • Create environments that are inclusive and respectful of Indigenous cultural values.
  • Recognize how architectural and interior design can minimize the transmission of diseases.
  • Create buildings that can function and are habitable during extreme weather events or after natural disasters and the loss of power.
  • Make buildings that are safer during social unrest. ​

Effective as of Winter 2024

Related Programs

Resilience and Equity in the Built Environment (XRGN 4535) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Principles of Regenerative Building
    Microcredential Part-time

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