In this course we examine exemplary case studies that realize Building Biology criteria for healthier cities. Some of the guidelines that are photographically documented include capturing the essence of character that is unique to a city, and creating vital public spaces. Other examples focus on environmental conditions, such as greening urban areas, managing traffic with a balance of mixed uses, managing rainwater ecologically, and integrating renewable energy and energy reduction into communities.
Topics include modern urban design guidelines, defining City as Place, greening cities, natural ecological solutions, renewables, flood planning, solar ordinance.
This course conveys 20 Continuing Education Units (CEUs).