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Sustainable Building Design Process

 Sustainable Building Design Process MLC by Temasek Polytechnic


  • Intermediate Level
  • 14 Micro-Learning Sessions
  • 349 min. of Experiential Content
  • 72 Learning Actions
  • Group Discussions & Sharing
  • Offline Access
  • Lifetime Access via Mobile and Web
  • Digital Certificate shareable on LinkedIn
This Course is part of an Accredited Suite by Temasek Polytechnic

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So you want to apply sustainable design principles in your building design. Now what is the design process to get there? This mobile course will explore integrated design principles and will share practical case studies to help you as you embark on sustainable building design projects.

    What will you learn

    What is this 'Micro-Learning Course' about?

    This course explores design process concepts for sustainable buildings and it's benefits. It will highlight the importance of an integrated design approach to achieve sustainability targets and also touch on the current traditional design process as a means of comparison.

    It will also attempt to contextualize these concepts to Singapore's built environment sustainability aspirations. Theoretical concepts are explored by using case studies of existing projects to highlight good practices together with simple multimedia online activities.

    Who is this course designed for?

    This is suitable for those who have completed the 'Sustainable Design Principles' course as this serves as a detailed elaboration of the design process. However this is also applicable to anyone who is interested in the design process of sustainable buildings and keen on understanding how these sustainability goals are managed.

    What will you take away?

    At the end of the course, you will have learned the process of how a typical building is designed and in contrast, appreciate the more desirable integrated design process for a sustainable designed building. Several online resources will be dispensed throughout the program that can be used as guides or reference for someone who is about to embark on a design project.

    Session Overview

    1. Before We Begin…
    2. Subject Overview
    3. Project Team Structure
    4. The Design Process
    5. Come Together - The IDP
    1. The Initiation Stage
    2. The Design Stage
    3. The Construction Stage
    4. The Operation Stage
    5. The IDP in Summary
    6. Case Studies
    7. The Singapore Perspective
    8. Summing It All Up
    9. The Sustainable Design Process Quiz

    Complete the Full Accredited Suite

    Learners who complete the two courses will be eligible to apply for admission for the part-time Specialist Diploma in Energy Management & Sustainable Design program in Temasek Polytechnic. Upon successful admission, they will also be granted Partial Exemption in the Sustainable Design module.

    Note: Partial exemption can be granted in the form of exemption from theoretical lessons and/or test components.

    Sustainable Building Design Principles
    Temasek Polytechnic


    Accredited by Temasek Polytechnic

    Beyond their core business of conducting full-time courses for students, Temasek Polytechnic is also committed to the practical re-skilling and professional development of adult learners. They believe in helping individuals and organisations equip themselves with the necessary skills to meet the challenges of a dynamic economy.

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