Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 3 hour studio and 1 hour lecture |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None specified|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None specified|
|Core Participation Requirements:||For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry. |
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CoordinatorDr Dominique Hes
Environments and Design Student Centre
Ground Floor, Baldwin Spencer (building 113)
Phone: 13 MELB (13 6352)
Sustainable or Green Buildings are centred on creating more efficient buildings rather than aiming for zero or even positive contributions. This subject explores and critiques this efficiency based approach to sustainability and proposes a regenerative, positive and biophilic design framework.
|Prescribed Texts:||Lyle, J.T. (1994). Regenerative Design for Sustainable Development. New York: John Wiley and Sons. |
Du Plessis, C., 2006, Thinking about the day after tomorrow: new perspective on sustainable building, Rethinking Sustainable Construction 2006 Conference Sarasota, Florida, USA 19 – 22 September 2006, Available online at: http://hdl.handle.net/10204/956 accessed 7 November 2007.
Kellert, S.R.; Heerwagen, J.H.; Mador, M. 2008. Biophilic design: Theory, science, and practice. New York: Wiley
Kellert, S. 2005. Building for Life: Designing and Understanding the Human-Nature Connection.
Washington, DC: Island Press.
Birkeland, J. 2008, Positive Development: From Vicious Circles to Virtuous Cycles through Built Environment Design, Earthscan, London, UK.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On successful completion, students should be able to:
Master of Architecture |
Master of Architecture
Sustainable Cities, Sustainable Regions |
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