Academic Catalog

ARCH460 APPROPRIATE TECHNOLOGY

Course Code: 1200460
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(2-2)
ECTS Credit: 4.0
Department: Architecture
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Academic Staff M E FRANCOSE SUMMERS
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Content

The course objectives are to introduce students to a world-wide range of architectural concepts, focusing on appropriate and affordable solutions, in terms of choice of materials and technologies, to the extensive needs of the underdeveloped, developing and developed world. The relevance of appropriate technology in certain current global issues, such as sustainability and ecological concerns, will be considered.