Term: Winter 2024
Section: 1
Class Number: 19959
Credits: 3
Required: No
Elective: Yes
Course Brief

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Advanced Building Technology

This course is to examine technological innovations in building and environmental technology. Innovations in design methods for new generations of tall buildings and skyscrapers, renewable energy systems, natural energy systems, and electric lighting systems will be discussed, and their implications for shaping the architecture of tomorrow will be explored. Building on the introduction of state-of-the-art technologies, a semester-long project of designing sustainable buildings and their environmental systems will be conducted step by step. T

he main topics of the course are:

1)changing contexts of architectural practice: innovation, intelligence and ecology,

2)new architecture and new building forms,

3)new forms and functions of cavities in buildings,

4)building energy and HVAC systems,

5)natural energy systems for tall buildings,6)building system integration and a proposal for a sustainable building of tomorrow


Mon 8:30-11:00am 2108 A&AB


Jong-Jin Kim