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IAD 201: Studio III - Sustainable Design

Information on specific assignments within the course, including the assignment and suggested resources to complete them.

Photo Journals

During the course of this semester, students will keep a photo journal, in which they collect images of office interiors or photograph/sketch interior office environments related to the topics being studied throughout the course. Students will give brief presentations on the progress of their photo journal throughout the course. See the syllabus and assignment sheet below for more details.

Sustainable Strategies Study

Using knowledge of the LEED process and sustainable design methods learned throughout the semester, students will develop a comprehensive sustainability proposal. This proposal will include research, imagery and diagrams that outline sustainable strategies to be incorporated into their sustainable office design project.

Suggested Keywords

Some keywords that can help you in your searching for this semester include:

  • sustainable or sustainability
  • efficient or efficiency
  • green or eco-friendly or eco or eco-design
  • environment or environmental
  • zero-waste
  • "clean energy" or "renewable energy"

Combine one or more of the above terms with the following:

  • office
  • workspace
  • design
  • planning
  • building
  • construction
  • architecture
  • "case study"