Please note, this course has an irregular schedule. The full course schedule is listed below.Sustainability – an integrated design approach in combination with your studio or research projectMatthias Schuler – schuler@transsolar.comPrerequisite: GSD 6205 or equivalentCourse description:Based on basic information form the background lectures the application of a sustainable approach into a design or research project is the target of this class. Students either bring their studio project or a self defined research theme into the lecture and are guided for further research, taught additional information and coached for the integration of sustainable concept approaches into their focus.Course structure:Background lecturesExample building/project analysisIntroduction in hand calculation methodsIntroduction in simple computer toolsIndividual design reviews Result:sustainable concept presentation on final studio design or independent research reportSchedule:Lectures and individual studio design reviewsRoom 517Wednesday: 2:00 – 5:00 pm, lectures Thursday: 9:00 am – 12:00, individual reviews 1. Block6.-7. February2. Block20.-21. February3. Block12.-13. March4. Block2.-3. April5. Block16.-17. April6. Block30.-31. Aprilin between exercises and further handling of evaluation tools support by TALiterature: (available as pdf)Buildings and Climate Change, UNEP ReportStern Review: The Economics of Climate ChangeOne Planet Living, Sustainable is more than CO2