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The Carbon Neutral Design Project:
Carbon Neutral Teaching: Curriculum Materials Development
Amr Bagneid
School of Architecture, Prairie View A&M University

Sophmore Design Studio

Case Study of Award Winning Green Building

Design Performance Objective

Seven Frames of Reference

Exploring humor as a healing art

Student: Kylie Gaines



Analyze a recognized (award winning) low energy high performance ‘green’ project.


Investigative Strategy

3 parts:

Documentation: Building and site documentation drawings - designers, place, and year built – Description of its architectural design features

Low-energy high performance: Passive and low-energy heating, cooling and lighting systems applied in the project. Simulation and performance records (thermal, daylighting …)

Climate: Description of climate (temperatures, humidity, solar radiation…) List the design priorities and recommendations (based on the regional guidelines by AIA/Research Corporation) for the climatic region where the project was built.


Evaluation Process
Quality of analyses for the topics covered.
Quality of graphical, written, and verbal communication.
Information about the Project and Studio

• course outline

• project outline

Evaluative Criteria
Range of Applicability in terms of CLIMATE
Range of Applicability in terms of TYPE
Reference Material
Duration of Exercise
Degree of Difficulty / Previous Knowledge Required







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