Sustainable Community Planning Essentials

Start Date
02/02/2017
End Date
02/02/2019
Description
This course provides an overview of sustainable community design, with a focus on applying the six basic planning principles to integrate buildings into communities, which in turn creates healthy, peaceful, environmentally conscious spaces.
Distance Learning
Yes
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Sustainable Development & Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
2.0
Learning Outcomes
- Discuss the universal concepts central to sustainable community planning.
- List global stresses affecting communities and their effects on people and the environment, and describe how sustainable community planning responds to these stresses.
- Explain six basic planning principles of a sustainable community.
- Describe the different levels of community development, and explain why each requires different solutions, using Dockside Green as an example.
- Apply the six planning principles to two different sites as a way of demonstrating the importance of local context in interpreting the basic principles.
- Give three examples of buildings that have been integrated into their communities.
Instructors
Ariane Hansen
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Course Codes
AEC501
Provider
AEC Daily Corporation


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