ARCD 200

Sustainable Design

This course will provide an interdisciplinary overview of Sustainable Design by presenting a historical & contemporary overview of ecological living practices through lecture, readings, guest speakers, and field trips. Topics include: Bioregion assessments, Sustainable communities, Environmental & Social justice, Permaculture, Native Science, Biomimicry, Urban Gardens & Food Security, Ecoliteracy & Primary Education, Global Economies, Environmental Preservation & Restoration vs. Development, The Global Environment, Impact of Developed Countries consumptive patterns, City Planning, and Green Business & Manufacturing.

Restriction: Class restricted to Sophomore, Junior and Senior