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Realm B: Integrated Building Practices, Technical Skills and Knowledge
Architects are called upon to comprehend the technical aspects of design, systems and materials, and be able to apply
that comprehension to their services. Additionally they must appreciate their role in the implementation of design decisions, and the impact of such decisions on the environment. Students learning aspirations include: creating building
designs with well-integrated systems, comprehending constructability, incorporating life safety systems, integrating
accessibility, and applying principles of sustainable design.
B10. Building Envelope Systems: Understanding of the basic principles involved in the appropriate application of building envelope systems and associated assemblies relative to fundamental performance, aesthetics, moisture transfer,
durability, and energy and material resources.
B12. Building Materials and Assemblies: Understanding of the basic principles utilized in the appropriate selection
of construction materials, products, components, and assemblies, based on their inherent characteristic...
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- Winter '14