Environmental Accounting of a residence in Beijing from Arch 751 in 2019. The course draws on systems ecology and the history and philosophy of technology to examine the complex task of environmental building design. Rethinking ecological design at the beginning of the twenty-first century means reconsidering the strong claims made about ecology and technology—utopian and dystopian—through the twentieth century, as the impacts of technology on eco-systems were encountered.
What gives a site it's value? Using Odum's diagrammatic structure, the students looked at the various systems, factors and operations that give value to a residential site within a city.