INTELLIGENT BUILDINGS

ARCH463. INTELLIGENT BUILDINGS (2CR.: 2LEC)

Environmental concerns underlying responsive design. Definitions and components of intelligent buildings. Principles of interactive design. Management of indoor environments. The building envelope, automated technologies and smart materials. Integrated building management systems. Efficient use of energy, utilization of renewable energy systems, sustainable management of resources. Analytical techniques and computing tools for studying and assessing building energy and environmental performance.