Over the past decade, the architectural, construction and engineering (AEC) sector has grappled with unprecedented technological and socioeconomic changes along with an unprecedented confluence of challenges to the health of our communities, our cities and our planet. While these challenges are daunting, industry thought leaders increasingly see it as an opportunity to be at the forefront of change, with examples of design leadership across the country and around the world.
This course examines four design approaches emerging in response to these challenges and opportunities: Incorporating Greenspace; Community Building + Placemaking; Lowering Building Carbon Footprints; and Designing for Density and Affordability. In this course you’ll learn from design teams who are embracing these strategies and delivering solutions that begin to address some of the most urgent global issues of our times.
At the end of this course, you should be able to: