Building Technology

Upcoming Lectures

Nov 30, 2017 - 6:00pm
Lecture Hall 10-250
Leslie Robertson and SawTeen See
Jul 16, 2018 - 9:00am
Kresge Auditorium
International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures Symposium

Overview

Building Technology offers students the opportunity to explore critical topics for the future of the built environment and natural resources. Our program explores ways to use design and technology to create buildings that contribute to a more humane and environmentally responsible built world. Strategies employed toward these ends include integrated architectural design strategies, resource accounting through material flow analysis and life cycle assessment, building and urban energy modeling and simulation, human comfort analysis, control design and engineering, and other technologically-informed design methods. More...