University of Calgary

ARCH 404 - Architecture and Life Cycle Thinking: Climate Change and Beyond - Winter 2024

An introduction to strategies for comparing building and product performance in relation to environmental impacts and contributions to climate change. Concepts of circular economy, life cycle analysis, embedded energy, recycling/reuse of building materials are explored through the lenses of resource depletion, carbon and water footprints and waste generation.
This course may not be repeated for credit.


  • (2-1T)


  • Architecture 201 or Architectural Studies 201. Also known as: (formerly Architectural Studies 421)


This course will be offered next in Winter 2025.
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