Built Environment Sustainability Assessment
The course introduces the basic elements and trends for performing a through built en
During the first week the dimensions for urban sustainability are introduced first through an analysis of the classics, later followed by a master lecture on climate change by Nobel prize winner Edward S. Rubin and ending with an interview of the late Nobel prize winner Sir Harold Kroto on Nanoscience.
The second week builds the connection with the tools available through science for making our cities sustainable.
Week 3 the core chapters for assessment and impact analysis of the built environment.
Upcoming start dates
- Self-paced Online
Who should attend?
Basic engineering concepts on energy, carbon footprint and materials properties and an elementary background on architecture and urbanism.
- Week 1: Dimensions for urban sustainability
- Week 2: Tools for developing a sustainable built environment
- Week 3: Evaluation and assessment
- Week 4: City models
- Week 5: Circular economy city
Course delivery details
This course is offered through Universitat Politècnica de València, a partner institute of EdX.
3-4 hours per week
- Verified Track -$79
- Audit Track - Free
Certification / Credits
What you'll learn
How to evaluate the sustainability performance of a city, for creating a model adequate for developing a combined analysis for urban policy assessment.
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