4.473 Design Workshop for a Sustainable Future


Class Info

Focuses on strengthening the link between design and technology with an emphasis on sustainability concepts. Introduces theories behind resource-efficient built environments and how they can enhance the design process. Students explore ways to effectively integrate building performance goals, such as energy-efficiency, efficient material use, structural stability and occupant comfort into the design process. Limited to 16.

This class has 4.151, and 4.461 as prerequisites.

4.473 will be offered this semester (Spring 2017). It is instructed by J. Ochsendorf.

This class counts for a total of 9 credits. This is a graduate-level class.

You can find more information at the Design Workshop for a Sustainable Future — From Waste to Brick to House: Low-Cost Construction Materials in India site or on the 4.473 Stellar site.

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