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Teaching sustainability through living labs in architecture : the case study of the UPC-LOW3 prototype

Author
Masseck, T.
Type of activity
Presentation of work at congresses
Name of edition
EESD13
Date of publication
2013
Presentation's date
2013-09-23
Book of congress proceedings
EESD13 - Conference Proceedings
First page
1
Last page
9
Repository
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/23052 Open in new window
URL
http://www-eesd13.eng.cam.ac.uk/proceedings/paper62 Open in new window
Abstract
Sustainability is currently one of the most important issues to be integrated at all levels of teaching from kindergarten through to university up to lifelong learning activities of society as a whole. Specific disciplinary knowledge should be taught by adopting a holistic method, with a transdisciplinary approach towards the environmental, economic and social aspects of sustainability. The term “Sustainability Science” describes the corresponding concepts and methodologies. Within the caree...
Citation
Masseck, T. Teaching sustainability through living labs in architecture : the case study of the UPC-LOW3 prototype. A: Engineering Education for Sustainable Development. "EESD13 - Conference Proceedings". Cambridge: 2013, p. 1-9.
Keywords
Collaborative Learning Environments, Living Labs, Net Zero Energy Buildings, Solar Architecture, Sustainability, Teaching, User-centred Research and Innovation
Group of research
CRAL - Centre for Research and Services for the Local Administration
GAT - Architecture and Technology Group

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