ASK3-KH-Ce Architect in Certified Environment

ASK3-KH-Ce Architect in Certified Environment

Course type: lecture + seminar
Course coordinator: Elżbieta Dagny Ryńska
Course tutors: Elżbieta Dagny Ryńska

ASK course

Status: obligatory Course Code: ASK3-KH-Ce
ETCS: 3 Expected own workload: 30
Proj/lab/semin hours: 15 Lecture hours: 30

Objective of the course

The main aim of the subject is introduction to currently accessible environmental certification used during designing process by the interdisciplinary teams. Content of the lecture should support adequate solution of design issues when faced with it in professional life.

 Lectures: a cycle of support knowledge allowing the students to prepare individual solutions imbedded in their semester design studio. Within the technological issues, the scope of lectures should widen student’s knowledge and abilities concerning legal, management, ecological and energy efficient solutions.

General description

Lectures  – 10h

Legal issues concerning introduction and application of environmental certification in design and construction process, as well as on the community and in-use level. Design choices versus the outcomes shown on case best examples presenting climate resilient solutions. Lectures will cover following certification standards: BREEAM New Construction International, BREEAM In-use, BREEAM Communities, Home Qality Mark, WELL Certifiction, LEED for New Construction, LEED for Neighbour Development, Sites, Green Building Standard.

Seminars – 30 h

The aim of this block of seminars is practical application of certification standard in students own design. Students will analyse design from their previous semesters and will provide and collect data sufficient to be used as evidence at chosen certification body. Teachers will indicate which particular credits should be achieved within BREEAM New Construction, WELL, LEED and Green Building Standard certification processes.

Seminars will be aided through by short lectures at the beginning of each certification and will include a wide and multi-criteria approach and connections with particular architectonic decisions.