Construction Systems 2College of Architecture
This course is the second in a sequence of two that address building construction systems. The course focuses on principles of sustainable construction assemblies based on performance and environmental impact. Course content will engage criteria for defining appropriate building structure and enclosure systems in response to variables of geography, climate, thermal performance, and energy resources. Course content also includes building service systems and application of life safety systems through egress, accessibility, and code compliance. Students develop construction drawings, models, and outline specifications to demonstrate ability and understanding of the course content and objectives.