Integrating sustainability in the architectural design education process - taxonomy of challenges and guidelines.

Sarhan, Ahmed and Rutherford, Peter (2014) Integrating sustainability in the architectural design education process - taxonomy of challenges and guidelines. In: UNSPECIFIED. (Draft)

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Abstract

The last decade have seen substantial calls and increasing pressure for developing an integrated design teaching framework, where sustainability is an imperative priority. This paper focuses on presenting a taxonomy of the main challenges encountered within the educational domain, in the attempt to reach an effective integration. The paper also presents a set guidelines to address and try to resolve the noted challenges. As the use of Building Performance Simulation (BPS) applications is a central approach in this process aiming to reach energy efficient buildings, the paper focuses on the shortcomings noted as a result of the use of these applications in the design studios, with particular emphasis on the thermal and lighting aspects of the simulation. The taxonomy presented is a summary of the findings from literature review, as well as the surveys results which were part of the author's research project discussed in the paper.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (UNSPECIFIED)
Additional Information: Citation: Ahmed, S. and Rutherford, P., 2014. Integrating sustainability in the architectural design education process - taxonomy of challenges and guidelines. Thompson, Emine Mine (ed.), Fusion - Proceedings of the 32nd eCAADe Conference - Volume 1, Department of Architecture and Built Environment, Faculty of Engineering and Environment, Newcastle upon Tyne, England, UK, 10-12 September 2014, pp. 323-332.
Faculty: Faculty of Science & Technology
Depositing User: Mr I Walker
Date Deposited: 16 Dec 2014 16:16
Last Modified: 07 Jul 2016 12:52
URI: http://arro.anglia.ac.uk/id/eprint/337250

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