• Arup's environmental strategies: engineering + sustainability + architecture. Based on a lecture by Michael Sweeney. 

    Storer, Lisa; Yang, Chia-Hui (2009-11)
    This paper looks at SPeAR (Sustainable Project Appraisal Routine), the standard created by the architectural design firm Arup to benchmark sustainability in architectural projects. It examines the practical application of ...
  • Case studies 

    Milovanovic-Bertram, Smilja; Hauser, Johanna (2011-07-24)
    The overall topic of sustainable architecture is examined by looking at six "camps" within the sustainability movement, each of which emphasizes a different viewpoint and set of goals for sustainable design. Case studies ...
  • Flows 

    Astrich, Robert N.; Walters, Briana (2009-11)
    This paper considers architecture as a a series of overlapping processes and flows that make up the lifecycle of an architectural project. It analyzes this lifecycle in the context of five primary flows-- raw materials, ...
  • Lecture 3: Foundations of sustainable design: The time of railway stations 

    Kohler, Niklaus (2009-09-29)
    In this lecture, Dr. Kohler briefly discusses different philosophical concepts of time, with a particular emphasis on theories of time as a social framework. He then applies these considerations of time as an abstract ...
  • Lecture 4: Foundations of sustainable design: Cultural aspects of sustainable development 

    Kohler, Niklaus (2009-09-29)
    Dr. Kohler discusses culture as a form of "intangible capital", and the difficulties in trying to preserve cultural resources in the face of many factors of social change, including globalization and a growing population ...
  • Meadows Foundation Curriculum Grant Symposium 

    Mueller, Elizabeth; Kellerman, Frances (2012-02-10)
    The UT School of Architecture received grant funding from the Meadows Foundation to update the curricula for twelve core architecture and seminar courses to focus on sustainable design. In this symposium, the School of ...
  • Time 

    Boduch, Michael; Fincher, Warren (2009-11)
    This paper investigates the nature of time with a particular emphasis on how humans relate to time, both as an abstract concept and as a phenomenon integral to existence. It examines how we measure time, how time factors ...