Course Description :

Contemporary techniques for developing land while maintaining long-term sustainability. Smart location and linage, neighborhood pattern and design, conceptual design, stormwater strategies, green buildings and energy. Development standards such as Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) and Envision.

Specific Course Objectives :
  • Evaluate land development design strategies related to connectivity, density, & land use.
  • Investigate the impact of land use intensification on surface runoff patterns, air quality, and the environment.
  • Apply sustainable site selection criteria to support infill development and minimize environmental impacts.
  • Develop a conceptual design for a land development project using principles of sustainable design.
  • Critique research and/or applied principles published in sustainable land development journals.
Course Prerequisite :
Graduate Standing
Hours & Credits :
3H, 3C
Semester Offered :
Fall, Spring
Faculty :