Transcript-Designated Concentration in Ecological Design
The Department of Architecture provides a focused course of study in ecological and sustainable design. The American Institute of Architects, the national professional organization, has adopted the 2030 Challenge, which requires that all buildings built in the United States in the year 2030 and beyond be Carbon Neutral in regards to the atmosphere. This concentration will provide students with the tools to design buildings to be Carbon Neutral as well as resource-conserving and environmentally non-polluting. Students wishing to pursue this concentration must be enrolled in the MArch or MArch/MUP program and must complete a minimum of 21 credits from the following groups of courses.