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Courses - Summer 2021
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Advanced Selected Topics in Architectural Technologies; Carbon Neutral Development through Net Zero
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
This course has two parts: 1) High-performance building design and related life cycle environmental impact are examined through real case studies to explore the means and techniques applied to the buildings. Focus on an understanding of the Net Zero building design strategies and life cycle assessment method. 2) Carbon neutral development is examined through real case studies to explore the different development patterns. Focus on an understanding of Net Impact urban design/planning principles, decision making and policy making.

Combination of lecture and discussion.
This is a Global Classrooms course, developed in partnership with the Office of International Affairs (OIA) to provide virtual opportunities for global engagement. Global Classrooms can range from embedded experiences to immersive, project-based collaboration. Learn more about Global Classrooms: go.umd.edu/gc-umd.