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Ecologies of the Envelope

ARC 423

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This seminar is aimed to develop knowledge about the principles of building envelope design, situated in a history of the envelope technologies. The course is aimed to research and discuss a new theory of the building envelope, able to replace the historical disciplines of the facade. We will teach the principles of insulation, waterproofing, air leakage, vapor barriers, ventilation, de-bridging, embedded energy etc,, trying to bring together technical and theoretical knowledge, into an ecological, evolutionary reading of building technologies.
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Section S01

  • Type: Seminar
  • Section: S01
  • Status: C
  • Enrollment: 0
  • Capacity: 0
  • Class Number: 40538
  • Schedule: MW 08:30 AM-09:50 AM