Global warming has reinforced the importance of designing environmentally friendly buildings with less energy consumption. This unit of study focuses on both environmental sustainability and commercial building design. In the first stage of the unit, students will become familiar with environmental sustainability principles for their commercial sustainable design. The second stage of the unit covers an introduction to building performance analysis tools for students to analyse and explore alternative design scenarios to optimise the environmental performance of buildings.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
Reading resources will be provided on VU Collaborate.
This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):