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Climate and Energy Use at Academy of Art University

The Climate and Energy Use course at the Academy of Art University equips students with knowledge of sustainable design strategies to create energy-efficient architectural proposals.

School: Academy of Art University
Course: Climate and Energy Use
Location: San Francisco, USA, and online
Course dates: September 2023 to July 2024
Application deadline: 30 August 2023

In the Climate and Energy Use: Sustainable Strategies course, architecture students will learn how to design buildings that are energy-efficient and environmentally responsible.

The course focuses on the study of climate change, energy use, and sustainable design strategies.

Through hands-on projects, analysis, and simulations, students will develop an understanding of how to use passive design strategies, renewable energy sources, and innovative technologies to reduce the environmental impact of buildings.

Students will enjoy the opportunity to design buildings that are both aesthetically pleasing and environmentally responsible, addressing one of the most pressing issues facing our planet today.

Applications to this course have now closed.

Top image: by Paula Nicoli.

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