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UP136 - Foundations of Urban Sustainability

Overview:

Course explores ways we can begin to resolve global, regional, and local environmental issues by better understanding how and where we choose to live. Students will build a vocabulary and the ability to communicate about the built environment and sustainability. Topics include responses to climate destabilization, green infrastructure and urban systems, sustainable governance, green construction, water conservation, energy production and consumption, resource efficient home appliances, and low-toxin interior design.

Prerequisite:

None

Credit:

3 hours

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