BUILDING DESIGN: ENVIRONMENTAL, ENERGY, STRUCTURAL AND TECHNOLOGICAL PERFORMANCES
Learning outcomes of the course unit
The course aims to provide applicative knowledge on building design in relation to environmental, energy, construction and technological performances.
To follow the course with profit requires knowledge of the basic concepts of Applied Physics, Building Science, Technical Architecture, Structural Engineering.
Course contents summary
The course aims to provide expertise on the design of buildings in relation to environmental, energy, construction and technological performances. The course consists of a series of seminars on specific topics.
The course is completed with a project work.
Introduction to the course.
Acoustic requirements of buildings.
Structural models for the design of buildings.
Energy requirements of buildings.
Industrial and civil buildings with high-energy performance: Case studies.
Art and science of building in architectural design.
Passive behavior of the building.
Thermal comfort in confined and open spaces.
The course consists of a series of seminars on specific topics.
Assessment methods and criteria
Evaluation and discussion of the project work.
Lecture attendance is compulsary.