This course will examine the environment as it relates to human physical and psychological needs. The course of study will include an introduction to sustainable principles embodied by LEED, Living Building Challenge (LBC), Biomimicry, Life Cycle Analysis and other environmental methodologies as related to commercial and residential interior design. Students will write comprehensive specifications for various materials with consideration of their physical properties.
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Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
Cite examples of sustainable design as outlined by building performance criteria such as LEED and Living Building Challenge.
Integrate sustainable paradigms such as Regenerative Design and Biomimicry methodology.
Specify responsible materials for use in the built environment.
Discuss global environmental issues pertaining to or affecting decision making.
Specify various materials with consideration of their physical properties.
Write comprehensive material specifications.
Identify environmental factors that impact indoor air quality.
Engage in responsible decision-making with consideration for current and future generations.
Effective as of Fall 2015
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