PSCE

5300

Environmental Design

Parsons School of Design: Constructed Environments

Non-Liberal Arts

Undergraduate Course

Graduate Course

Majors Only

Environmental Design

Spring 2021

Taught By: Faculty TBA

Section: A

CRN: 8662

Credits: 3

This course introduces the fundamentals of energy and environmental management in buildings. Students will develop a conceptual, practical, and experiential knowledge of how the physical aspects of a building mediate between occupants and the elements to make a habitable environment. Course content includes an overview of green building, microclimates, thermal and visual comfort, solar geometry from global and building perspectives, heat transfer and storage mechanisms, thermal properties of materials, building envelope heat transfer, ventilative heat transfer, moisture and vapor control, daylighting, artificial lighting, passive cooling, and mechanical systems. There are two distinct sections of this course: one for Masters Arch and Dual Degree, and one for Masters Interior and Double Major

Open to: Masters Degree in Architecture and Architecture/Lighting Design Majors, only; Masters Degree in Interior Design and Interior Design & Lighting Design Double Majors. Pre-requisite(s): none. Co-requisite(s): none

College: Parsons School of Design (PS)

Department: Constructed Environments (PSCE)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Sync Type: N/A

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Max Enrollment: 10

Add/Drop Deadline: N/A
Online Withdrawal Deadline: N/A

Seats Available: Yes

Status: Open*

*Status information is updated every five minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 2:08pm 8/13/2020 EDT

Meeting Info:

Days: Wednesday

Times: 9:00am - 11:40am

Building: TBD

Room: TBD

Date Range: 1/20/2021 - 5/5/2021

Environmental Design

Spring 2021

Taught By: Faculty TBA

Section: B

CRN: 8663

Credits: 3

This course introduces the fundamentals of energy and environmental management in buildings. Students will develop a conceptual, practical, and experiential knowledge of how the physical aspects of a building mediate between occupants and the elements to make a habitable environment. Course content includes an overview of green building, microclimates, thermal and visual comfort, solar geometry from global and building perspectives, heat transfer and storage mechanisms, thermal properties of materials, building envelope heat transfer, ventilative heat transfer, moisture and vapor control, daylighting, artificial lighting, passive cooling, and mechanical systems. There are two distinct sections of this course: one for Masters Arch and Dual Degree, and one for Masters Interior and Double Major

Open to: Masters Degree in Architecture and Architecture/Lighting Design Majors, only; Masters Degree in Interior Design and Interior Design & Lighting Design Double Majors. Pre-requisite(s): none. Co-requisite(s): none

College: Parsons School of Design (PS)

Department: Constructed Environments (PSCE)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Sync Type: N/A

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Max Enrollment: 10

Add/Drop Deadline: N/A
Online Withdrawal Deadline: N/A

Seats Available: Yes

Status: Open*

*Status information is updated every five minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 2:08pm 8/13/2020 EDT

Meeting Info:

Days: Wednesday

Times: 9:00am - 11:40am

Building: TBD

Room: TBD

Date Range: 1/20/2021 - 5/5/2021