The aim of the course is to provide an understanding of the diverse and specific qualities of building materials and constructions and their use in contemporary buildings. The course aims at providing an advanced understanding of material theory, experimental methods of working with materials and practice in design and evaluation of sustainable buildings.
This includes insight into material behavior of selected materials, certification systems as well as appreciation of how materials may be applied and perceived within the architectural realm.
Students who complete the module:
See general description of the types of instruction described in the introduction to Chapter 3.
|Name of exam||Materiality and Construction of Sustainable Buildings|
|Type of exam|
Written or oral exam
|Type of grading||Internal examination|
|Criteria of assessment||The criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies|
|Danish title||Materialitet og konstruktion af bæredygtige bygninger|
|Language of instruction||English|
|Location of the lecture||Campus Aalborg|
|Responsible for the module|
|Study Board||Study Board of Architecture & Design|
|Department||Department of Architecture, Design and Media Technology|
|Faculty||Technical Faculty of IT and Design|