October 15, 2018
What is this Edition?
Sustainability and the Built Environment Edition

Contents: Databases on both Architecture and Eco Design to facilitate teaching about Sustainable construction. The Enhanced Eco Audit Tool additionally covers secondary processes and cost.

Applicable to: Any course covering the environmental impact of a design.

Learning outcomes supported
  • Understand classes of materials, their structural properties, and the underlying reasons for those properties.
  • Understand thermal conductivity, hygrothermal properties, durability and flammability of materials.
  • Understand systematic selection of materials and processes using constraints and objectives.
  • Awareness of the impact of products on the environment and how to design in a way that reduces this impact.
Databases & tools
Level 1 Database Level 2 Database The Elements Database Architecture Database
Level 3 Eco Design Database Synthesizer Tool Enhanced Eco Audit Tool  

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Teaching & learning resources
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