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Involvement of final architecture diploma projects in the analysis of the UPC buildings energy performance as a way of teaching practical sustainability

Author
Rodriguez Cantalapiedra, I.; Bosch, M.; López, F.
Type of activity
Journal article
Journal
Journal of cleaner production
Date of publication
2006-04
Volume
14
Number
9-11
First page
958
Last page
962
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2005.11.040 Open in new window
Abstract
Education is the foundation for achieving sustainable development. With the purpose of facing sustainable challenges in terms of climate change, water and energy consumption, Technical University of Catalonia (UPC) has promoted the culture of energy efficiency in new generations of professionals that will work in the field of building construction. A group of 21 students taking the final official Diploma in Architecture were involved in a project of analysis of energy performance of UPC building...
Keywords
Curriculum greening, Energy efficiency, Interdisciplinary
Group of research
BIOCOM-SC - Computational Biology and Complex Systems Group
GREIP - Building Construction and Heritage Research Group

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