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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

Passive and Low Energy Case Study

Design Performance Objective

Seven Frames of Reference

Exploring humor as a healing art

Student: Kylie Gaines



Analysis of a passive/low-energy heating or cooling system that may be applied in the final design project.


Investigative Strategy

For the selected passive/low-energy heating or cooling system present its: thermal concepts, design variables and alternatives, construction details, and sizing methods.

In addition present a project that implemented the system.

Evaluation Process
Coverage of topics and depth of analysis
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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