Course Description

Course CodeCourse NameCreditsHours
5231416 Healthy Architecture and Environment (I) 3.0 3
Description The main goal of this class is to pursue sustainable development and human health. In order to enhance the quality of residential and living environment in both existing and new-build dwellings, the course will cover important principles and topics in sick building environment, including medical, regulation, and architecture, chemical and biological. Specific contents include: (1)Conception of healthy environment: To explain the "sick building" and explore the association between indoor air and health.(2)Pollution source from buildings: To investigate the chemicals emission from building materials and their effect on human health, and get the countermeasures on reduce the indoor pollutants.(3)Pollution source from Biological: To investigate the indoor air pollution that cause by the mold, mites, termites, and pets.(4)Diagnostic techniques: To improved indoor air quality and sick building by diagnostic methods, with the case studies to prevent indoor environmental quality on new and old